English Fiction

Possessed

Tired of being poor and living in a cramped apartment, Rayne takes a job on a Morton’s Keep, a historic estate far away from home, to get away from her oppressive boyfriend and mother. On the estate, however, there is an aura of power and Rayne feels like she’s being watched. She also discovers talismans …

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Consumed

Trying to read Consumed without having read the first book, Possessed, was difficult. I was frequently lost, so would recommend reading the first one, but only if you enjoy reading about very evil stuff! There is plenty here, along with romance, suspense and the supernatural. The main character, Rayne, has come to Morton’s Keep in …

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Horton Halfpott

Horton Halfpott, or, the Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor, or, the Loosening of M’Lady Luggertuck’s Corset Book Giveaway! – Leave a Comment This book is incredibly fun. The author has made up an interesting group of characters to tell the story of Horton Halfpott, who works as a dishwasher for a rich family. Horton meets …

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Warped

The story is about a teenage girl named Tessa who lives with her father in Portland, Oregon. When Tessa and her father buy a bunch of books at an auction, they end up with a crate that has an old book and tapestry in it. Tessa is drawn to the tapestry for reasons she can’t …

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The Hidden Gallery (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2)

This is the second book about the Incorrigible Children. I enjoyed it, since it was a light read. I can see 3rd graders that are reading fiction books enjoying it, as well as upper grade students. It’s a little like the Lemony Snicket books, but with a responsible governess watching out for the children. It’s …

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Rage of the Fallen (The Last Apprentice, Book 8)

New Release – April 19, 2011 Have you read this title?  Please submit a review for us! The Last Apprentice – Official Website Rage of the Fallen (The Last Apprentice, Book 8 ) Written by Joseph Delaney, Illustrated by Patrick Arrasmith Greenwillow Books 401 pages Release Date: April 19, 2011 ISBN: 9780062027566 (hardcover)

Flip

Book Giveaway! (See Comments) New Release – April 5, 2011 Fourteen-year-old Alex Gray wakes up one morning to find that everything has changed: his room, his mom, his dad, his body, and even his name. He is no longer Alex Gray. He is now Philip Garamond. Alex was scrawny, fair skinned, played the clarinet, had …

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Thunder from the Sea: The Adventures of Jack Hoyton and the H. M. S. Defender

This novel is more than just interesting pictures: it is packed with action. The student learns many interesting facts while being entertained. The story follows a young boy who is serving on a ship protecting the British Isles from invasion by Napoleon. Throughout this exciting book the author teaches the reader about Napoleon and many …

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