A Light on the Hill (Book one of the Cities of Refuge series)

Author: Connilyn Cossette The Plot: Moriyah, a Hebrew woman, was kidnapped and brutally branded by the evil Canaanites. After escaping captivity, she now resides again with her father. Despite spending happy moments cooking in her kitchen, tending after a little boy, Eitan, or walking with her friend, Ora, the scars from her past continue to … Continue reading A Light on the Hill (Book one of the Cities of Refuge series)

A World of Girls

Author: L.T. Meade The Plot: L.T. Meade's story of an all girls school depicts different narratives throughout the many pages. First, the story begins with Hester, a proud, stoic girl, who is grieving. Then the reader will meet other characters like spunky Ann, faithful Cecil, snooty Dora, and the maternal Mrs. Willis. A World of … Continue reading A World of Girls

Found Guilty At Five

Author: Ann Purser The Plot: In this book, which is apart of a series, readers will follow amateur detective Lois Meade and her family. Jamie, Lois's son, has got himself in a bit of a drama with his music partner, Akiko. Akiko's cello is stolen and soon she disappears. Of course, Lois jumps in to … Continue reading Found Guilty At Five

When You Reach Me

Author: Rebecca Stead The Plot: Everything changes for Miranda when her best friend, Sal, stops speaking to her after being punched by a boy they don't even know. Miranda doesn't even know why Sal was punched or why Sal won't talk to her. Then mysterious, anonymous letters start appearing and a hidden house key belonging … Continue reading When You Reach Me

After The Prophet

Author: Lesley Hazleton The Plot: In this nonfiction novel, author Lesley Hazleton gives voices to the characters behind the Shia-Sunni split. With detailed research, impressive characterization of real life people, and skill of page-turning suspense, this story will invite readers to read of the Shia-Sunni split. Throughout the book, readers will read of Muhammad's reign, … Continue reading After The Prophet