We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey

Rodkey’s book starts out on Mars. Humans have mucked up Earth so bad, survivors are huddled together in a failing Mars station. Life in the station is rough for Lan and Ila. If wearing holey trade-in clothes wasn’t bad enough, the food riots caused by their father’s Chow convinced many … Read more

The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day by Christopher Edge

Edge’s book is something else (and unfortunately not in a good way). The description sounds really cool. Who can’t love a science geek story combined with a family story? I am actually wondering where that book is, because The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day is not that book. Sure, it … Read more

The Magicians Curse by Linda G. Hill

Hill starts off with a brief history of the Dagmar family and their curse, which oddly enough includes a little foreshadowing that I will not play out as it is in my mind. We then join Herman on the morning she runs away from home (yes, all the girls in … Read more

Spacekid iLk: Invasion 101 by Andrew Hammond

Hammond’s hilarious story and illustrations will relate to both children and adults. iLK is growing up on his parent’s spaceship travelling from planet to planet. All he wants to do is care for his plants and survive his youth. All his parents want is for him to grow up and … Read more

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

Let me start off this review by saying that I have never felt so mixed about a book in a long time. There is a brief introduction to Property Jones (age 5) and her adoptive family, Michael (age 10) and Netty (Michael’s mother). Property’s parents abandoned her in the bookstore … Read more

The Christmas Goblin by MG Mason

The Christmas Goblin is a very cute children’s holiday story. We begin two hundred years in the future on a planet called Zeem with an unnamed grandmother and her three grandchildren. A sand storm is raging outside at bedtime on Christmas Eve and they settle in to hear a story. … Read more