Queen of Muck
Mary Egan Publishing
July 1, 2022
After a slow start, Queen of Muck by Isaac Thackray turns into an exciting ride. This book is a perfect example of a children’s book at its best. With ballerina brutes, talking foxes, and middle-aged monsters, its story swept me away to another world.
Queen of Muck starts with sisters Lucy and Lily’s grandfather going missing. Then they find a mysterious postcard marked Florez with directions to a bookshop that seems to not open very often. The events after that lead them on a wild adventure, with evil queens, food fights, and a village ruined. Read more
The Very Annoying Ghost
OneTree House, Ltd.
June 8, 2022
In The Very Annoying Ghost, by Kyle Mewburn, Ricky’s parents decide to look for another house to move into because theirs is very run down. They end up finding out about a really fancy house in a super fancy neighborhood for an extremely cheap price. They are a bit curious about why it is so cheap, but still have a look at it. When they get there, they think the house looks amazing, so they buy it. After they move in, really weird things keep happening all around the house, but they have no idea what is causing them. Read more