Archive for the ‘Teen and up’ Category

Book Summary- A coming-of-age tale with a spooky twist! Maggie McKay hardly knows what to do with herself. After an idyllic childhood of homeschooling with her mother and rough-housing with her older brothers, it’s time for Maggie to face the outside world, all on her own. But that means facing high school first. And it [...]

Book Summary: Following the colossal battle against the Empire’s warriors on the Burning Plains, Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have narrowly escaped with their lives. Still there is more at hand for the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by a tangle of promises he may not be able to keep. First [...]

   Book Summary- At only seventeen, Ella Barnes is shot and killed for an unknown reason. She is shocked when she wakes up in a different world, a world of witches. Ella has to learn to adapt to a new body, new life and new world, surrounded by new people. As Ella gets to know [...]

Summary: Her first six months of “motherhood” included an ant infestation, a major move, house renovation, and lessons in how to be a mom to eight lively children. Now that the house is nearly complete, her children are headed back to school, and she has a few tantrums under her hymn-singing belt, Aggie is certain [...]

Book Summary: (this book was recommended to me by another homeschooler who has read the book, they say that the main family in the book homeschool) In the late summer of a long ago year, a killer arrived in a small city. His name was Alton Turner Blackwood, and in the space of a few [...]

Book Summary: Finally, the sequel to the international bestseller and one of the most classic movies of all time, The Graduate, has arrived. At the end of Charles Webb’s first novel, The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock rescues his beloved Elaine from a marriage made not in heaven, but in California.  For over forty years, legions of [...]

    Book Summary/description: Her debut novel, is a young adult paranormal starring a homeschooled protagonist, Gwen Williams. A short excerpt and summary: I can’t last much longer. It’s been one week, three days, and I forget how many hours. My belly cramps, and I curl on my bed, staring out at the stars. A [...]