|kitchen door that (, which) was slightly ajar.
boy, but hmmm this text is too long for me to edit this way. so I will simply say look for areas where you naturally stop to take a breath and consider if you need to add a comma there.
I have been getting countless numbers of writing comments/advice saying that I need to reduce the number of had and was words from my text. As a consequence I now notice them more and I think that you could benefit from trying to cut down on them as well. It is sound advice.
friend?” She asked -- should be lower case s in she - when we use tags it means the dialogue is still part of the sentence. also for all the periods inside the quotes followed by tags...those need to be commas.
She looked up from the little one on the floor as (( she answered.))
“Add this wooden wagon set onto the bill please.” ((She said)) picking this section you have essentially two tags we really do not need to have so many tags at all, you could remove both and we would understand it was Audreena speaking.
shield him from it.” this needs to be on it's own line it is not his actions but hers > She hugged the little boy tight.
It is a fine magical tale, but the sentences are simple like for 10-12 year olds and yet it has romance blossoming...decide specifically what age you are writing for, but either way it could use more atmosphere and richer details. I do not really feel an emotional connection to any of the characters...hopefully that grows with each new chapter. I realize no connection is felt in my first chapter or two either...but it is the goal.