Category: Tween Books


By Felix Salten Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey Confession: I didn’t know that there was a book for Bambi until I read it off the back of another book by Felix Salten about a cat (it was the cat on the cover that attracted my attention). Once I found out, though, I made sure to take Read More

Kyryi’s Book Club

Hey! Welcome to Kyryi’s Book Club! I have a double post today. One book for boys and one for girls. We will start with the book for boys.   Thor Short snippet from Thor: “Thor didn’t say anything for a moment. He simply gazed up at the sun, which was now high in the sky, Read More

Ella Enchanted

By Gail Carson Levine A Newbery Honor Award book! This book changed the way I thought about fairy tales. I didn’t know that they could be this original, this exciting, this… good! Based off of Cinderella, Ella Enchanted is different enough that I actually didn’t realize it was a version of Cinderella until my 2nd Read More


NERDS by Micheal Buckley My first introduction to Micheal Buckley was through the Sisters Grimm series. Going from fairy tales to super spies was an interesting change, but both series are really good. I have to day that I like the Sisters Grimm better than this, but I think that Eli and some other boys Read More

Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Moving Day

By Meg Cabot I love this book. As a nine-year-old who’s moving, Allie makes me laugh so hard. When my sister and I read on our beds, we’ll read parts of the books that make us laugh out loud to the other person. When I read Allie Finkle, I read Lailah funny parts every five Read More

A Question of Magic

A Question of Magic I really like this book. It’s a fun twist on the Russian folk tale Baba Yaga, a witch who eats children that stray in the forest. It was one of the first books I read by this author, and it turned me into a E. D. Baker FanGirl. I can relate Read More