Jennifer Fraioli

Jennifer Fraioli is a children’s specialist from Readings Emporium

Reviews

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

With a stack of bestsellers such as Mexican Gothic and Gods of Jade and Shadow, Silvia Moreno-Garcia is a powerhouse in modern science fiction and fantasy. Her books are often love letters to the com…

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The Brink by Holden Sheppard

A group of teens is forced to change their plans and move their end-of-year Leavers celebration, setting off a cascade of events that leave two dead and a community shattered. Told from multiple poin…

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The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

The Velveteen Rabbit was one of my favourite books to read at bedtime as a child, not just because I connected with the moving, emotional story – what child doesn’t want to believe their toys are rea…

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All Four Quarters of the Moon by Shirley Marr

The last time the world made sense to Peijing was the last night she and her family were in Singapore. It was the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival, and she was making mooncakes with her grandmother (…

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The Comedienne’s Guide to Pride by Hayli Thomson

Taylor Parker has a secret. Well, two secrets. She’s a finalist for a diverse writers internship at Saturday Night Live – yes, THE Saturday Night Live in New York City – and she’s a lesbian. Now she …

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The Lost Ryu by Emi Watanabe Cohen

Kohei Fujiwara has an impossible memory. He knows it’s impossible, but that doesn’t change the fact that he’s certain he’s seen big ryū (dragons) before. He remembers vividly the smile on his Ojiisan…

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