Tag: Funny fiction

  • NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    General Information Title: Night of the Living Deed Author: E. J. Copperman Series: Published in 2010, this is Book 1 in the Haunted Guesthouse Series Genre: Paranormal mystery Age: Adult What’s best about it: Humor A heroine whose sarcastic humor and impulsiveness gets her into sticky situations Two newly minted ghosts who aren’t happy with […]

  • GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Ghost Squad Author: Claribel A. Ortega Genre: Magical Adventure Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Funny Great relationships between the heroine and her family, friend, and town Ghosts: some silly, some spooky A great best friend Find out more about it: Claribel Ortega’s website

  • NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Author: Jessica Townsend Series: Book 1 in the Nevermoor Series Genre: Fantasy Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Snarky, brave main character who refuses to meekly submit to her (at first) miserable life Morrigan’s worlds, both new and old, are beautifully evoked Subtle humor […]

  • PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    General Information Title: Pushed Times Chewing Pepper Author: Myra Jolivet Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Psychic Age: Adult What’s best about it: Great voice Introduction to Louisiana Creole culture A trio of friends, each with a different background A main character who learns to believe in herself A psychic main character Find out more about it: https://myrajolivet.com/

  • THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    General Information Title: The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Author: Lamar Giles Genre: Magical adventure Subgenre: Humor Age: 10-12 years old What’s best about it: Hilarious! Funny, believable relationship between the two main characters Insane plot. Whenever I thought I knew what would happen next, the plot took another twist. Logan County is so strange that it’s a […]

  • THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    ~Title: THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST ~Author: Gigi Pandian ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Paranormal ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: A chance to learn about alchemy; A living gargoyle; I love herbs, and so does the main character; Subtle humor; ~Find more about it: https://www.gigipandian.com/books ~Description: Zoe Faust has been drifting for a very long time. When her […]

  • THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON Book Review

    THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON Book Review

    General Information Title: The Mortification of Fovea Munson Author: Mary Winn Heider Genre: Magical adventure Subgenre: Humor Age: 9-12 years old What’s best about it: Great humor Fovea’s parents and grandmother are important parts of the story When friends become enemies and strangers become friends Science Fantasy Find out more about it: https://www.marywinnheider.com/

  • OWL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Book Review

    ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Cozy ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: It’s hilarious; Well-drawn, eccentric characters; Meg’s enormous extended family; Accurate information about owls. ~Find more about it: http://www.donnaandrews.com/

  • THE GHOULS OF HOWLFAIR Book Review

    THE GHOULS OF HOWLFAIR Book Review

    ~Genre: Mystery Adventure ~Subgenre: Spooky ~Age: Middle Grade (9-12 years old) ~What’s best about it:  Hilarious; Spooky; Distinctive characters; Great descriptions. ~Find out more about it: https://www.nicktomlinson.com/