Episode 34 – Cadre Kids The Cadre Kids is an adventure book where homeschooled ghost hunting teenage twins Jake and Rosa are forced into the daunting world of public school. Where they must face the challenges that come along with it. Join in their adventures as they are thrust into a new world with new challenges. Recommended Age: 11-12   Our Scores: Your Scores: Amazon Link – Will need to link this To Kill A Mocking Bird  Lo...

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Episode 33 – Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men is a novila written by  John Steinbeck. The  story follows George and Lennie two displaces ranch workers who are continuisly on the move. To find a place to work during the great deprestion. Recommended Age: 13 and up   Our Scores: Your Scores: Our next book is Cadre Kids Looking for more books like Of Mice and Men check out or other Shows: Animal Farm  The Indian in the Cupboard 

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Episode 32 – Keeper of the Lost Cities This book follows the adventures of a 12-year girl named Sophie Foster who has the strange ability to read minds. Everything changes when a strange boy claims that he is an elf and that she is as well. He takes her to a world where she can finally belong. Recommended Age: 8-101   Our Scores: Your Scores: Our next book is Of Mice and Men. (Warning this book may not be suitable for some audiences...

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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett – Episode 31 The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in book form in 1911, after serialization in The American Magazine (November 1910 – August 1911). Set in England, it is one of Burnett’s most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children’s literature. The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox a sickly brat born to privilege as a ...

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Episode 27 – The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks On Omri’s ninth birthday he gets a medicine cupboard from his older brother as well as a small plastic Indian toy from his best friend. That night he puts the toy in the cupboard and finds that it comes to life. Omri then finds out how much trouble such a small toy can cause and how someone can love a toy they didnt’ even like to begin with. The Indian in the Cupboar...

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Episode 26 – The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes is a prequel to the series Hunger Games it adds a wonderful layer to the story. This is also a great stand-alone book. It walks through the story of the tenth hunger games including how various things came to be in the later books. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-yea...

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We are currently in our off-season but would like to invite you to listen to our show or the classic Animal Farm by George Orwell. This one was a fun one to read together especially when we studied the historical context. The show notes for the original are all here.

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The Asgardian Exchange by Mark Bryan – Episode 25 This book is about A girl who finds out that she is a “Favored” which means that she will gain the powers of one of the Norse gods. For centuries there have only been 50 but for the first time, there are 51 find out what chaos ensues in this amazing book by Mark Bryan   Ragnarok. A thousand years ago, the Nine Realms burned and the gods were driven to the brink of annihil...

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Sooo we uploaded the wrong file for the last episode. We have corrected it but if you want to hear the real one you may need to delete it from your device and re-download it. Thanks to our listeners for letting us know!

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Bonus Episode 3 – Outsiders Book vs Movie In this podcast, we talk about the differences between the book an movie. Along with some fun facts and who we think would make a good cast is there was a remake.   The next book is The Asgardian Exchange  Looking for more episodes like Outsiders Book vs Movie check out or other Shows: Hunger Games Book VS Movie Bonus Episode: Wrinkle In Time Book Vs Movie  

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Greetings Fellow Fear the Boot listeners
Meta / 2017-12-17

We were recently mentioned on one of my Dad’s favorite podcasts.  So, “Hello” to our Fear The Boot Listeners. We are still building out the site and finding our voice and style, but please subscribe and let us know what you think.  We would love your input. Look at our Bookstore to see what books we have done and jump in with us.

Episode 2- Percy Jackson, The Lighting Thief.
Podcast / 2017-12-02

Episode 2 – Percy Jackson Percy Jackson is a newer book that a lot of kids are reading. It takes greek mythology to a new level and makes it relevant to this time.  This book is the first of five books but the story also continues in Heroes of Olympus and Trials of Apollo. We also have a special guest Zoe Fisher. This was our first time recording with the Yeti mic loaned to us by Pastor Aaron of www.simplechurchohio.com *We sti...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Episode 1
Podcast / 2017-11-06

Eppisode 1 – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the sequel to the world wide smash Harry Potter series.  It follows the children of the original trio into their own adventures at Hogwarts. I know it has been a while since we recorded this, since we did it right after the release.  We hope to have a better rhythm now that things are really moving.  But our recording quality got a little better...