The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley

The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley Amber (10) and I read this together and both really enjoyed it. It’s a fun read, full of familiar fairytale  characters whose lives have been re-imagined in the contemporary world. Daphne and Sabrina Grimm finally start school at Ferryport Landing Elementary. Daphne’s lucky and …

Game Night – Kingsburg

Kingsburg Designer: Andrea Chiarvesio, Luca Iennaco Manufacturers: Fantasy Flight Games Artists: Mad4Gamestyle Year: 2008 Players: 2 – 5 Time: 90 minutes Ages: 10 and up David got this fantasy-themed game for Christmas and since then, we’ve played it several times. It takes place in the realm of Kingsburg, which is …

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illustrations by Dave McKean (Reading level: Ages 9-12) I just finished The Graveyard Book, and no one warned me. No one told me how attached I would become to the graveyard residents and Bod’s life there that I would end up crying when Bod …