Book review: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan (The 39 Clues series)

Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars Genre: Adventure Age Recommended: 8 and up Rick Riordan has become one of my favorite authors! The Maze of Bones is a very fast-paced and interesting book. Dan and Amy Cahill are at the funeral of their dear grandmother, Grace Cahill. Grace had been their guardian ever since their parents died and they loved her very much. Grace left each of her relatives an envelope. It was an invitation to join a Clue hunt. There were 39 clues and all together, they would lead to a power of unimaginable greatness. Dan and Amy could … Continue reading Book review: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan (The 39 Clues series)

Book Review: Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson

Rating: 3.7 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 11 and up Toads and Diamonds is an unusual book full of folklore. The author has woven together an amazing story of courage and survival. Diribani is a girl from a small village. She is going to the well one day, when she meets a goddess. The goddess blesses Diribani so that whenever she speaks, precious jewels and flowers fall from her mouth. When Diribani comes home from the well, her step-mother and step-sister, Tana, are astounded by her gift. Soon after though, Diribani’s step-mother starts to panic because if … Continue reading Book Review: Toads and Diamonds by Heather Tomlinson