Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery by Melanie J. Fishbane

But from childhood my one wish and ambition was to write. I never had any other or wished to have.  - L.M. Montgomery Maud is a fictional account of Lucy Maud Montgomery's life between the ages of 14 and 17. Melanie Fishbane writes in detail about Maud's family, friends, and possible romances. Maud grows up … Continue reading Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery by Melanie J. Fishbane

‘Flannery’ by Lisa Moore and ‘Trapped In Ice’ by Eric Walters

Flannery by Lisa Moore I have to admit that when I saw that Lisa Moore's new book was written for young readers, I was disappointed. But, there was no need. I was sucked into this book from page one; Lisa Moore has a way with words and characters that still surprises me. Young and old readers … Continue reading ‘Flannery’ by Lisa Moore and ‘Trapped In Ice’ by Eric Walters

Reading With My Daughter: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen

A while ago I wrote about reading The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen with my son. It was astonishingly good. We Are All Made of Molecules is Susin Nielsen's most recent book. I borrowed it from the library when my daughter had the flu; I thought she might like a few extra books to … Continue reading Reading With My Daughter: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen