In the Shadows by Kiersten White and Jim Di Bartolo

Alexa, here! As the title of the book suggests, the world it propelled me into is quite dark and rather frightening. You have been warned. Cora and Minnie are sisters living in a small, stifling town where mysterious things occur. Their mother runs the local boarding house. Their father is gone. The woman up the … More In the Shadows by Kiersten White and Jim Di Bartolo

Down the Rabbit Hole by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Hey Verbosity; Alexa, here! Contrary to what one might gather from the the title, this book does not take place in Wonderland. Instead, it ushers the reader into the late-19th century world of Chicago, Illinois. In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed in a terrible carriage accident. … More Down the Rabbit Hole by Susan Campbell Bartoletti