Book Reviews by ClaudiaG

One day when royal psychic Madam Fosse wakes up, she tries to get out of bed, but her legs are paralyzed. She blames Red Vipereen, an evil wizard who wants Prince Rupert’s horses, to be responsible for this curse. A few days later when she wakes up, her legs are no longer paralyzed. She runs to her Diviner to see what to do about Red Vipereen. She sees her old friend Wizard Grindsniff trying to send her a message.

Simone, a junior spy, goes to London with her father, a famous chocolatier. She is going to look for a girl named Claire who was kidnapped. When she was kidnapped, Claire was carrying and protecting a device, the OmniKey. The OmniKey is a device that can open any computer or unlock any server. Simone must find it and Claire before the Maestro steals it back. Will Simone find Claire and the OmniKey? Is everything as it seems? Find out in this spy mystery novel, Simone and the Red Wolves of London.

The Secret Lives of Two Googly-Eyed Cats is about two cats who play and sleep all day, and sneak out at night. The two cats come out one night during winter and get caught in the snow. Their paws freeze in the snow, and they stay there all night. Luckily before the two cats' owner finds that they snuck out, a friendly dog next door rescues them and puts them back by the door before anyone knows they were gone. Will the cats learn their lesson?


Arnetta is a teenager who lives with her grandparents. When Arnetta is walking back to her grandparents' house during a thunderstorm, she stops at an antique store where she meets Little Man who shows her an ancient mirror. Arnetta picks up the mirror and gazes into it. She sees a car hit the parking meter outside, and a teenager with long black hair comes out of the car. But when she turns around to look out the window, there’s no one there.

Buckley is a German Shepherd who works in a airport, sniffing out anything suspicious. Buckley’s best friend Sarge and Sarge's partner are retiring. On the night of the going away party, before the party, Buckley and his partner Adam search through the last mail delivery making sure there is nothing illegal in the mail. After they finish, Buckley hears little scratching noises. He sniffs out a crate full of porcelain statues each with a dead chameleon in them. Adam and Buckley search through all of the statues looking for a survivor.

Rutherford, the dog, lives with his family and their owner Mr. Davis who owns a breeding business, which breeds basset hounds for show.  Rutherford wants to become a guard dog for Mr. Davis, but he was born with a bad leg which made him limp. Instead, he becomes a comedian for his family. When Mr. Davis dies from a heart attack, his son Horace Davis takes over the business. Horace doesn’t like Rutherford as he thinks he’s useless because of his bad leg. One day, he drives and drops Rutherford out at a spot in a faraway forest.