The List by Patricia Forde

In the city of Ark, speech is constrained to five hundred sanctioned words. Speak outside the approved lexicon and face banishment. The exceptions are the Wordsmith and his apprentice Letta, the keepers and archivists of all language in their post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval world.  On the death of her master, Letta is suddenly promoted to Wordsmith, charged … Continue reading The List by Patricia Forde

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Abby Carnelia’s One & Only Magical Power by David Pogue

What wold you do if you discovered you had a magical power? What if it was completely and utterly useless? Abby Carnelia is an average sixth grader. She gets along okay with her parents, does pretty well in school, and has an annoying littler brother. And then, her ordinary life turns extraordinary when she happens … Continue reading Abby Carnelia’s One & Only Magical Power by David Pogue