Josiah Lewis’ The Sketchbook of Scarlet focuses on brothers Michael and Patrick Kenwood. When a new antique store opens in Peachtree City, Georgia the boys can’t wait to explore inside the shop. On their first visit, Patrick finds a red, leather bound sketchbook which he gives to his older brother, Michael, as a gift. The […]
Tamora Pierce’s Wild Magic is the first book of The Immortals Quartet. The series focuses on the teenaged Veralidaine Sarrasri (Called Daine for short). Daine begins the series as a thirteen year old runaway with no family and no place to call home after bandits destroy her family’s farm and kill her mother. All she […]
“Welcome to the School for Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she’ll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and […]
Cassandra Clare’s debut novel, City of Bones follows a girl named Clary Fray as she discovers the supernatural world of “Shadowhunters.” They are a group of individuals blessed with Angel blood who destroy demons, and try to keep peace with various other mythical races (fairies, werewolves, warlocks…etc). Clary has grown up mortal, but is gifted […]
JOY is Jesus first, Others next, and Yourselves last. The idea is not that you save nothing for yourself so that you are always empty, but instead it shows that if you have Jesus as the centerpiece of your life, you will want to serve others before yourself, and this will lead to you being full and overflowing.