Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy is a wonderful story for any age -toddlers through grandparents! 

Inspirational and thought provoking, this book follows the adventures of a boy and his new friends. And it's funny - my grandkids loved the mole! And the artwork is unique and stunning. This would make an excellent gift for animal lovers, children and graduates.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

The Unicorn's Baby Brother by Sarah Brown

The Unicorn's Baby Brother by Sarah Brown is a delightful story for toddler siblings. 

I read it to my granddaughter Etta and her little brother Wesley while on vacation. It was a big hit with them and I had to read it several times! Etta can relate to Sky being pesky to Jewel! Lovely artwork.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Reboot Ranch by Eileen Watkins

In Reboot Ranch, the author, Eileen Watkins, does a wonderful job writing about the plight of unwanted horses. The story shares a teenage girl's Point of View as she volunteers to help her aunt at an equine rescue stable. The aunt's view is also shared but written so the reader easily understands who is doing the thinking. Relationships are explored as well as the horse show scene. A wonderful read for any horse lover, teen and up!

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Racing Hearts by Beth Smart

Racing Hearts by Beth Smart is a rollercoaster ride for horse racing fans! There are family secrets, promising young horses and a father's death that the main character, a young horse trainer named Emma, must deal with to carry on her dad's legacy. And throw in a ruthless owner who puts obstacles in her way. But a handsome jockey/stable hand will assist her in her goals.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Selah's Stolen Dream

Recently released, Selah's Stolen Dream by Susan Count, involves two points of views by two young horse lovers.

While at a horse show, Selah's beloved mare, Dream, is stolen along with other horses. Her attempt to finding the horse by using online social media sends her down a dangerous path.

Emma finally  convinces her parents to let her own a horse despite her disability. At a horse auction she falls in love with a black mare.

When the two girls meet, a life lesson is learned by both of them.

A realistic portrayal of equine life, the good and the bad.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Travels of Quinn by Sasscer Hill

This is a different type of horse story, more a mystery with Gypsy Vanner Horses as part of the setting.

Quinn and her family are Irish American Travellers, or gypsies. Based in South Carolina, they travel to unsuspecting homeowners and pull scams and steal from them. When Quinn is caught, and framed for stealing a valuable ring, she is placed on a horse farm to work off restitution.

But who is framing her? And who murdered her father while she was in jail?

More importantly, who can she trust?

With interesting characters and setting, this novel will appeal to mystery and horse lovers alike.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Selah's Painted Dream by Susan Count

Selah's Painted Dream by Susan Count is book 3 in the Dream Horse Adventures.

Selah, now 13 years old, is devastated when her parents tell her they are moving three hours away to Austin. Three hours away from her grandpa and her horse Dream. She hatches a scheme to convince her grandpa to let her live with him.

Her relationships with her friends, and her grandpa's new girlfriend, complicate her life along with searching for a long lost horse, missing ewes and a bolt of lightening.

Horse lovers will enjoy the realistic scenes and the amazing horse, Dream.

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