The Director’s Bookshelf – 3/26/18

Director's Bookshelf 3.26It’s been quite a few months since I last wrote up one of these sneak peeks into what I’ve been reading. So this Director’s Bookshelf will be looking at some of the highlights of what I’ve read so far in 2018. I’ve got 1 middle grade novel, 5 young adult books, and 2 picks from the adult section. So far I’ve read 43 this year, which means I’m making excellent progress on my goals.

a dash of troubleA Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano
This is a sweet middle grade story about a tween girl name Leonora who discovers her mother and her sisters are witches. She’s a witch too, but that fact is supposed to be kept hidden from her until she’s 15. Leo decides that’s too long to wait, and tries to secretly use her family’s baking magic to solve her problems. That goes as well as can be expected in these kinds of books. I thought that tying the magic to baked goods was a unique twist, and I loved how central family was to this novel. I would definitely recommend this book.

wild beautyWild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
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