Tagged with Canadian

Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

Review: Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane

From Penguin Teen: For the first time ever, a young novel about the teen years of L.M. Montgomery, the author who brought us ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery — Maud to her friends — has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. … Continue reading

Review: Jungle Jitters by Lisa Dalrymple

Review: Jungle Jitters by Lisa Dalrymple

From Orca Currents: Even though he’s secretly terrified of deep water, and all the scary things that swim below, Tate wants to shake his boring reputation, and he agrees to travel with his class up the Amazon River to help build a village school. He has his fingers and toes crossed that he won’t see … Continue reading

Review: The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

Review: The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

From Doubleday Canada: When Adam meets Robyn at a support group for kids coping with obsessive-compulsive disorder, he is drawn to her almost before he can take a breath. He’s determined to protect and defend her—to play Batman to her Robyn—whatever the cost. But when you’re fourteen and the everyday problems of dealing with divorced parents … Continue reading

Review: The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

Review: The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

From Tundra Books: Miss Petitfour enjoys having adventures that are “just the right size—fitting into a single, magical day.” She is an expert at baking and eating fancy iced cakes, and her favourite mode of travel is par avion. On windy days, she takes her sixteen cats out for an airing: Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, … Continue reading

Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

Review: The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

From Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster: Following a series of murders, an apothecary’s apprentice must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could destroy the world in this suspenseful debut novel. Christopher Rowe, apprentice to Master Apothecary Benedict Blackthorn, is learning all his master’s secrets—like how to decipher complex … Continue reading

Review: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

Review: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

From Puffin Books: THE NIGHT GARDENER follows two abandoned Irish siblings who travel to work as servants at a creepy, crumbling English manor house. But the house and its inhabitants are not quite what they seem. Soon, the children are confronted by a mysterious stranger—and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier is an … Continue reading