Stuck For Surprises

It’s December and every year in December, people are rushing about trying to check items off their gift giving lists.   The big ticket items are the easiest to figure out.  But when it comes to stocking stuffers and little surprises, that’s when things get tough for most people.

For young and young-at-heart readers, there’s nothing like spending some quality time reading a Missy Barrett Adventure book.

Missy Barrett Adventures Volume 1 through 6In a world where every little thing adds up, this series brightens and enlightens without breaking your budget.  Here’s an overview of the six Missy Barrett Adventures now available in paperback and eBook formats.

Guess Where I Am Mommy:  It’s not every day that Missy gets to go with her mom on a business trip. When her mom takes her to Toronto for a meeting with the man upstairs, Missy makes the most of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Along the way, she meets up with Mr. Wonderful, the Titanium Knight of the Periodic Table, the Ballerina Princess, and other inhabitants that exist in this exciting world. What other mysteries await them all in this amazing building? And how many other characters might be found by the ever curious Missy Barrett? Click HERE to read more.

Houston We Have No Problem:  Missy Barrett is spending her summer vacation in Tennessee. where her aunt Sissy, Uncle Bob and three boy cousins live.  Missy jumps at the chance to find herself at the heart of another new adventure. What she doesn’t know is what those adventure is going to be. When the installation man comes to put up a satellite dish at the house, she can’t begin to imagine all the things he knows. Where did the Internet come from? Who won the first race in outer space? Do scientists know what’s out there? And is her family aware of all these facts?  Click HERE to read more.

The Secret Ingredient:  Missy wouldn’t dream of passing up a chance to visit her grandparents. Trips to visit them are always fun, but they’re more fun when Grandma’s making Nôhkom’s Artisan bread and chocolate chip cookies. But baking isn’t just about making bread and cookies. It’s about sharing and making memories, as well as discussing important matters. The discussion weaves its way through the meals made in Fat Daddy’s Kitchen in Chicago and how Missy’s Grandma and Grandpa first met. Then Missy shares a secret with her Grandma. Missy knows what Grandma’s secret ingredient is. Do you know what it is?  Click HERE to read more.

Foiled Again:  For the first time in her life, Missy visits a professional hair salon with her mother. Once she walks through the front door, the possibilities become endless as do the questions she has for the stylists working there. Just as with every situation Missy finds herself in, when Missy has questions, she’s on the trail to uncover the right answers. In the end, you won’t believe who gets foiled again!  Click HERE to read more.

Free Range Hiking:  Finding fun things to do is easy for a kid like Missy Barrett. The hard part is finding fun things that her Uncle Bob, Aunt Sissy, and three cousins can do with her. When her Uncle Bob’s friend, Steve, drops by to visit, Missy learns all kinds of interesting things about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It isn’t long before Missy has an idea what everyone she loves can do as a family.  Click HERE to read more.

Nailed It:  Missy Barrett convinces her mom and grandma that a Girls’ Day At The Spa is just what they need. The trio decide that some old-school pampering is in the cards, and Cassie’s place is the place to be. Questions about sugar scrubs, famous outlaw Jesse James, and more shows Missy just how much fun Cassie, Mackie and the Shear Madness Salon gang can really be!  Click HERE to read more.

You can’t go wrong sharing a Missy Barrett adventure with young and young-at-heart readers.

Missy_Cover_XLarge_ColorFor those living in Sevierville and surrounding area, “Foiled Again” and “Nailed It” are also available for purchase at Shear Madness Salon at 941 Dolly Parton Parkway at Veteran’s Boulevard in Sevierville (phone:  865-366-1357).  The characters in these two books are stylists at the salon, and if you ask, they’ll personally autograph your purchased books to give your gift extra sparkle!  And who doesn’t love extra sparkle, especially at Christmas time?

Elyse Bruce

NOTICE:  Missy Barrett is the intellectual property of Elyse Bruce.  All Rights Reserved.


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