The Mysterious Benedict Society

Recently, we caught up with a good friend in New York.  She’s someone who has always had a love of books and reading, and she gifted my daughters with several good books .  Some of them we had already read (remind me to tell you about The Westing Game), but there was one series that was brand new to us.  The other day, we finished reading the first book together, and boy…was it terrific.

It was called The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart.

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The Hanna Jo Stories #9 – Finishing one adventure / starting a new one

It’s been a long time coming, but finally here is The Hanna Jo Stories – episode 9.  Like a lot of this series, the production schedule and storyline is influenced at least in part by the comings and goings of the actresses who have played the title character.  Nadine had only recently taken the role when I found out that she was leaving Perth, and so both Episodes 8 & 9 were quickly written and recorded, more or less back-to-back. Continue reading The Hanna Jo Stories #9 – Finishing one adventure / starting a new one