May 4, 2023
Books That Make You Enter a Fantastical, Magic-Filled Saga Following Three Generations of Witches
There is nothing like a series with tons of fun, twisting family drama to get us turning pages. But what’s it like when said family happens to be comprised of witches?
Marieke Lexmond’s series “The...
Apr 27, 2023
Books That Make You Understand a Mother’s Love, and Follow a Journey of Strength and Perseverance
Christy Texeira, mother and BookFest-award-winner, has a new book, Pink Elephants, which tells the story of a family pushed to the edge as they face the reality of their daughter’s rare, life-threatening illness....
Apr 19, 2023
Books That Make You Launch into Outer Space – With No Less Than Snoodles
Steven Joseph, beloved children’s book author, crankiness expert and humorist, has darkened our door a fourth time to offer tongue-twisting laughs with his latest installment of the “Snoodles” Saga: Snoodles in Space: A Snoodle, The...
Apr 13, 2023
Books That Make You Charge Up a Mountain on a Motorbike
We all love coming of age stories, those tales of the struggles and obstacles to fit in, and to find yourself.
Danger Peak is the BookFest Award winner that swings us back to the 1980s with three teens members of The Wild Boars, the motorbike-racing...
Mar 24, 2023
Books That Make You Go On a Science Fiction Adventure That’s Both Epic and Inclusive
A writer since she was a child, Rebecca Inch-Partridge grew up writing stories about The Bionic Woman meeting, say, Captain Kirk.
Escaping the Dashia, her first novel, is a YA science fantasy that tells the story of young...