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Frighteningly Good Reads: The Secret of White Stone Gate by Julia Nobel

The second in this mystery middle grade series has left me with more questions than answers. Now I just need to get my hands on the third one...quickly! SYNOPSIS In this exciting sequel to The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane, Emmy's adventures continue as she deals with a sinister organization, a missing father, and secrets she's… Continue reading Frighteningly Good Reads: The Secret of White Stone Gate by Julia Nobel

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October Reading Plan: Frighteningly Good Reads 2020

Last month was the first time I tried this and, honestly, it worked for me. I'm not sure that this type of plan would have worked last year but I will take all the grounding I can here in 2020. Every year I have spent October reading Frighteningly Good Reads and this October will be… Continue reading October Reading Plan: Frighteningly Good Reads 2020

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Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII by Chester New with Judith Schiess Avila

This memoir may be about WWII codes but instead of code breakers, this one features code makers. One of the original Navajo code talkers shares his experiences growing up Navajo and how his life, his culture, and his language helped the United States succesffuly fight in WWII. SYNOPSIS Although more than 400 Navajos served in… Continue reading Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII by Chester New with Judith Schiess Avila