I hope everyone has taken advantage of the wonderful snow days to catch up on their reading stash. In between making snowmen and sledding at the Capitol I managed to finish Endure by Sara Lawson - the final book in the exciting Defy Trilogy. I also read The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson a fantastic adventure story that takes place in the Kingdom of Solace. I was really excited to find out that there will be another book set in the same kingdom coming out sometime this year. My daughter and I are more than halfway through The Red Pyramid, which we are reading together and the story has become really interesting. So I am interesting in finding out - what have you read???
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Two Irish orphans find themselves in the English countryside looking for work, when they are hired to be servants at a creepy mansion no one will go near. A giant black tree has become a part of the house and something keeps opening the front door at night. The family has a secret and the siblings soon become part of an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. Deliciously creepy and fantastically written this story will stay with you long after the pages are read.
The DC Public Library has this book in both book and ebook formats - check it out!