The Stone Girl’s Story by Sarah Beth Durst

Cover jacket illustrated by Brandon Dorman Mayka and her friends were carved many years ago by Father, a skilled Stonemason who moved to the solitude of the mountains many years before. Long since dead, time is slowly catching up with the forever 12 year old stone girl and the menagerie of stone creatures she lives … Continue reading The Stone Girl’s Story by Sarah Beth Durst

Phoenix by S.F. Said, illustrated by Dave McKean

Some books are harder to review than others; they need time to sink in, to settle, to allow all the thoughts to clarify themselves in my mind. This was one of those, and I really hope that after a second read, my review does Phoenix justice. It is one of the best books that I … Continue reading Phoenix by S.F. Said, illustrated by Dave McKean