February 2022

7 Questions with Amber Lough

Visit Amber’s Website 1. If you could travel back in time, where and when would you go? That’s a tough question, especially since I’d miss modern medicine and I don’t know how I’d narrow that down. However, I’m currently drawn to the Incas, and I would love to see the Incan Empire pre-Europeans. As long… Read more »

The Parker Inheritance

Title: The Parker Inheritance Author: Varian Johnson Setting: South Carolina, spans 1914-present day Recommended age: Middle Grade What it’s about… The Parker Inheritance is a story about solving today’s mysteries to uncover the secrets of the past. Candice is pretty sure she’s in for a dull time when her mom says they’re spending the summer… Read more »

All the Truth That’s in Me

Title: All the Truth That’s in Me Author: Julie Berry Setting: Colonial New England (perhaps… but more on that in a minute!) Recommended Age: Young Adult What it’s about… All the Truth That’s in Me is a story about being silenced and finding your voice. When Judith returns to her village after being missing for… Read more »

The Beatryce Prophecy

Title: The Beatryce Prophecy Author: Kate DiCamillo with illustrations by Sophie Blackall Setting: Medieval Europe* (sort of!) Recommended Age: Middle Grade What it’s about… The Beatryce Prophecy is a story about a girl with a goat and a great destiny. When Beatryce appears mysteriously at a monastery, the monks aren’t quite sure what to make… Read more »