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The Magician’s Dream By LeAnn Mathis

 

 

 

THE MAGICIAN'S DREAM BY LEANN MATHIS
THE MAGICIAN’S DREAM, COVER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE THE MAGICIAN’S DREAM:

Author LeAnn Mathis’ creation, The Magician’s Dream, is an intriguing children’s fantasy novel.  Franklin lives during the turbulent 60’s and dreams of a magic world at night.  In his dream world, his dream friend Maggie and he are training for battle using magic. In life, Franklin a black child of the sixties, meets the real Maggie the first day at his new school.  Maggie, white and from racial ideologies of the 60’s home life, dreams the same dreams as Franklin.

Franklin suddenly realizes his two worlds have collided.  How is that possible?  Is his and Maggie’s dream world real?  Can they save the world, their dreams, and improve their way of life?

Children’s will love this story of good and evil, magic and the normal world.  My children’s fiction novel review of The Magician’s Dream follows.

 

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Firstly, let me say, I found the premise of the story intriguing and original.  Secondly, Mathis, created a

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One Magic Kiss By Holly Cortelyou

 

 

One Magic Kiss by Holly Cortelyou
One Magic Kiss, cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY LINE ONE MAGIC KISS:

Author Holly Cortelyou takes us back to Timber Falls in novel/novella, One Magic Kiss.  Crafting a sweet magical valentine tale, Cortelyou gives us a glimpse into love when helped along with magic.  Violet Greenlow always adds a little something extra into her love cakes.  As the unofficial local matchmaker, her ingredients usually work like a charm.  Her eye lands on Jake Sterling on Valentine Day.  Local bar owner, Jake has resisted all her attempts at matchmaking.  Jake’s fiancée ran off with his best friend leaving a deep hurt. The new librarian, Cara, would be perfect for Jake. Cara has a hurt heart which needs healing as well.

As Violet works her magic, it is up to Jake and Cara, to bring the magic into the real world with one magic

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