Hinterkind Vol. 1: The Waking World by Ian Edginton, illustrated by Francesco Trifogli

A couple of days ago I was sitting on the recliner in the basement and David must have been watching hockey or baseball or something on tv. Anyway, I was bored and my phone and current read were both upstairs. I was also feeling rather lazy and The Waking World …

Thursday’s Tale: Little Chickies / Los Pollitos

I feel like nursery rhymes sort of fall into the same category as fairy tales and folktales. They’re part of a culture, something passed down over the years that most everyone connects to, which is why I’m including Little Chickies as a Thursday’s Tale. Little Chickies is based on a Spanish …

The Janus Affair by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

First off, The Janus Affair overall was better than the first in the series for me. I liked the suffragette connection and I thought the gadgets and machines were cooler this time around. It’s a funner book. Braun and Books are a great team. I enjoy their interactions. They are …

“B” Is for Bad Girls by Rebecca Cantrell and Sean Black

“B” Is for Bad Girls is #2 in the series, but can definitely be read as a stand-alone. It’s short, funny and has a good mystery. Sofia is a great lead character. She’s new to the detective business, although she played one on tv— literally, she quit acting to become …