Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi

The Rising Tide

Flurry the Bear, Book 5
By J.S. Skye

Flurry the teddy bear cub had already been through so much, so he couldn't understand why his mom had been so angry when she found him watching a pirate movie. The adventure was PG13, but tame compared to what he had already experienced in the...

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Esmeralda Grunch and the Red Tulip

By Debbie Manber Kupfer

Esmeralda Grunch is a very enthusiastic and energetic flower sprite, a fairy. Her best friend is Tulip, the only red tulip in a field of yellow tulips. Esmeralda lived inside Tulip. Well, perhaps it would be more precise to say that she slept inside Tulip,...

The Throne of Frost

Flurry the Bear: Book 3
By J.S. Skye

Book three in the Flurry the Bear series, The Throne of Frost by J.S. Skye is another spellbinding read in a series that should be gaining a lot of fans among readers of children's fantasy and sci-fi. The inhabitants of Mezarim are suffering from inclement...

The Fairies of Glendaren Hills

By Susan Cupples-Munger

The Fairies of Glendaren Hills is a fantasy for preteens by Susan Cupples-Munger. No one in the town of Glendaren Hills believes James “Spoon” Wotherspoon when he tells stories about fairies living in the woods. His granddaughters, Allison and Leah, sneak away one night to...

The Land of the Sourpie

Flurry the Bear, Book 2
By J.S. Skye

The Land of the Sourpie is the second book in the charming series about Flurry the bear by J.S. Skye. After reading book 1, I was glad to see book 2 was available for review. After three months with his new family in the...

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The Granted Wish

Flurry the Bear, Book 1
By J.S. Skye

I believe one of the most important ingredients of a child’s book is an appealing and adorable character. In The Granted Wish, by J.S. Skye, that character is Flurry. This little bear is a mischievous bundle of curiosity who gets himself into all kinds of...

The Book of Snow

Flurry the Bear, Book 4
By J.S. Skye

The Book of Snow: Flurry the Bear, Book 4 is an epic fantasy novel for children and preteens written by J.S. Skye. Flurry was back safe and sound at home with his mommy and daddy in Middleasia, but the young teddy bear was tormented by...

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Larger Than Life

By Gregory Hofmann

Magic, or let’s use the classic spelling ‘magick’, is the thing that dreams are made of. And, for a child, everything seems magical, even the night sky. Dreams and wishes make magic come alive, for the vampire child who prefers cranberry juice to the little...

Father Winter

A Yule Story
By Eric Tanafon

Father Winter: A Yule Story by Eric Tanafon introduces the reader to siblings Connor and Holly during one of the best times of year; Yule. Connor has managed to get himself into some trouble and since Yule is coming fast, both siblings know he could...

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The Deceased Miss Blackwell and her Not-So-Imaginary Friends

By K. N. Parker

The Deceased Miss Blackwell and her Not-So-Imaginary Friends by K.N. Parker is an exciting children's book about a 9-year-old boy named Martin. One day, Martin checks a book out of the library that contains many different spells. With this book, he manages to awaken a...