Mandie and the Midnight Journey - Lois Gladys Leppard

Title: Mandie and the Midnight Journey
Author: Lois Gladys Leppard
Series: Mandie, 13
Format: ebook, bind-up
Length: N/A
Rating: 3 stars


Synopsis: Mandie has mixed feelings when she returns home from boarding school to find a new baby brother. Her mother seems to be so wrapped up in the new baby that Mandie allows herself to wonder if her mother doesn't love her anymore. Feeling sorry for herself, Mandie packs her few belongings to leave, despite her Uncle Ned's advice.


Favourite character: Riley
Least favourite character: Mandie


Mini-review: Man was Mandie a brat in this. I wanted to shake her a couple (make that a few) times. Also, I can't believe Elizabeth's letting her go to Europe after everything she did. Like I get that Mrs. Taft already paid for everything, but they should've sent Sallie or Polly or something.


Fan Cast:

Amanda "Mandie" Shaw - Emma Rayne Lyle

Elizabeth Shaw - Malin Akerman

Uncle Ned Sweetwater - Zahn McClarnon

Riley O'Neal - Domhnall Gleeson

Dr. Woodard - Gideon Emery

John Shaw - Robert Downey Jr.

Joe Woodard - Diego Velazquez

Liza - Genneya Walton

Polly Cornwallis - Nikki Hahn

Morning Star Sweetwater - Irene Bedard

Grandmother Taft - Meryl Streep

Mrs. Woodard - Danica McKellar

Celia Hamilton - Sadie Sink