Monthly Archives: June 2017

Knights of the Borrowed Dark (Knights of the Borrowed Dark Trilogy #1) by Dave Rudden

TJ Burns — May 17, 2017 Knights of the Borrowed Dark is exciting, suspenseful, and entertaining! Full of mystery and intrigue. The story is both thrilling and entertaining. Particularly amusing is the contrast between Denizen’s thoughts and his words/actions. Denizen’s … Continue reading

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The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

TJ Burns — January 2017 This book was amazing — tragic, heart-breaking, tear-jerking… yet hopeful, showing the power of friendship, family, love, story-telling, remembering… Published November 1st 2016 by Disney-Hyperion I received a copy of this book from Disney-Hyperion via … Continue reading

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The Big L Hotel by Sjoerd Kuyper

TJ Burns — June 21, 2017 Fantastic! Creative! Refreshingly original! Surprises at every turn (and there were a lot of turns)! Kos is a sympathetic, interesting, and entertaining character — I loved following his thoughts and being privy to his … Continue reading

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Bug Girl (Bug Girl, #1) by Benjamin Harper & Sarah Hines Stephens, Anoosha Syed (Illustrations)

TJ Burns — June 15, 2017 A girl who loves bugs? That was enough to captivate me. Amanda is a likable character, who despite being mobbed and bullied because of her tastes and interests is still able to rise above … Continue reading

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