Open Mic Night at the Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato

Fantastic! Lacy wakes up in the Westminister Cemetery, not realizing that she is dead. She is the first person buried in the cemetery in decades and immediately thrusts the place into a silent revolution. Under the stern, watchful eye of Mrs. Steele, residents have been ruled and scared into sleeping. … Read more

The Mozart Girl by Barbara Nickel

Nickel’s tale of Mozart’s sister, Nannerl, is similar to those of the Dear America series where real people and events are told through fictional stories. In The Mozart Girl, we follow the story of Nannerl and Mozart’s three-year tour of Europe. Nannerl’s story is fun and one that many older … 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