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Title: The Ugly Teapot by Fred Holmes Pages: 205 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Adventure Published by: Self-published (March 30th, 2016) Summary Fourteen-year-old Hannah Bradbury loved her father so much that she worried about him constantly. After all, he was a photographer who traveled to the most dangerous places in the world.  To allay her fears, each time he came home he brought her silly gifts, each one with supposed magical powers: the Seal of Solomon, the Ring… Read More

Welcome back to Countdown to Christmas – Week Four!  Countdown to Christmas is a weekly feature where I recommend a different Christmas-y book each week to read during this holiday season, which was inspired by Kourtni Reads‘ Christmas countdown! This week’s pick is Clara Claus by Alexandra Lanc. Jack Frost is about to lose everything. After attempting to again destroy Christmas, the Holiday that he hates more than anything, he is threatened with… Read More