Super Special Summer Picnic Book Chase

My nieces and nephews and I have a monthly book club, called Book Chase (although it sometimes gains an extra 's' to become Book Chasse). The rules are simple: we all bring something we've read during the last month, talk about it to each other, and eat snacks. We live tweet each meeting with the… Continue reading Super Special Summer Picnic Book Chase

The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom by Vicki Lockwood

Join Lizzie Brown, the fortuneteller’s assistant, and her gang of circus friends, as they try to uncover the identity of the mysterious phantom.In Victorian London, a masked figure has been robbing houses and evading the police. When Lizzie Brown has a psychic vision about the burglar, she knows she has to act. But this phantom… Continue reading The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom by Vicki Lockwood

The Penny Dreadful Books by Christopher Edge

   There are three books in Christopher Edge’s Penny Dreadful series, featuring Penelope Treadwell, the thirteen-year-old proprietor of The Penny Dreadful magazine and author of the chilling Montgomery Flinch stories that have made the magazine so popular. Her uncle, William Wigram, her best friend Alfie, and the somewhat unreliable actor Monty Maples assist Penny in… Continue reading The Penny Dreadful Books by Christopher Edge