It is the story of the BFG or the Big Friendly Giant, and a girl named Sophie, who becomes his friend when he takes her away to Giant Land. Sound silly? Perhaps, but like much of Roald Dahl's fiction, it is a really entertaining book, full of whimsy and fun. The BFG is the only nice giant; all the others eat human "beans". When Sophie hears about this, she decides that she and the BFG must stop them once and for all. She devises a clever plan.
The Night Circus
Celia and Marco, two magicians, who are in an epic duel set up by their two mentors. The circus was set up to be the venue for this battle, but as the story progresses it has become so much more. The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Written in rich, seductive prose, this spell-casting novel is a feast for the senses and the heart.
The Language of Flowers
Enchanting and interesting, this book weaves the story of a young girl, Victoria Jones whose gift of flowers helps her to change the lives of others. As Victoria struggles to move forward with her new life, she must confront her deepest and most painful secret.
The Snow Child
Understated and overwhelming, Ivey takes you into the heart of isolation and travels with you through years of discovery and magic and sorrow and joy. A middle-aged couple seek retreat from life in an Alaskan homestead only to be visited by a strange little girl. Through years of desperation struggling to prosper against the beautiful ferocity of Alaskan wilderness the mysterious girl changes the lives of these two homesteaders.