SHINE! by J.J. Grabenstein and Chris Grabenstein

A big thank you to the author and Rockstar Book Tours for allowing She Just Loves Books to be a part of this book tour! The Word On The Street: "Inspirational, commonsensical, and a whole lot of fun." --James Patterson Everyone deserves to shine in this sparkling new book from the New York Times bestselling… Continue reading SHINE! by J.J. Grabenstein and Chris Grabenstein

The Bad Zamboni by Perry James

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The bad zamboni isn't really bad, he's just got a bit of a chip on his shoulder and I love that it was a little boy who was able to solve the problem. How I Felt: This book set the story up well, showing the old zamboni and the… Continue reading The Bad Zamboni by Perry James

The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved AND How I Felt (because they are super mixed together today: The child in this story sneaks his arm through the fence and takes a toy. He kind of knows it was someone else's, but it was also just on the ground. The evolution of this story was amazing.… Continue reading The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins

The Tall Poppy by A.T. Waverly

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The simple message is this story was wonderful. Stand tall and be proud of who you are. The beautiful poppy begins to doubt herself and change to find acceptance in a sea of short poppies. It was a relatable story for young children and I loved that. How I… Continue reading The Tall Poppy by A.T. Waverly

Randal the Elephant by Ciara Gavin

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The illustrations in this book were amazing! They were soft and colorful and made the reading experience so much better. They really filled the story out for the reader. How I Felt: I was happy with the message of this book. You can be anything you want to be… Continue reading Randal the Elephant by Ciara Gavin

Miku Says Find Me by Anitha Rathod

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: Miku, our main character, speaks directly to the child, asking them to play a game of hide and seek with them. I loved that she would have them close their eyes and count to ten. Then you turned the page, and she was hidden somewhere. That interaction was adorable,… Continue reading Miku Says Find Me by Anitha Rathod

A Shark Tooth Fairy Tale by Erica Morgan

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: There is actually so much that I loved about this book. So, you are getting a list today! The illustrations in this book are so very fun! The little details were really thought through on this making each page its own experience. The human tooth fairy's home was my… Continue reading A Shark Tooth Fairy Tale by Erica Morgan

Imaginary Morah by Tony Esposito

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: This book made me giggle. I love being able to read with my child and laugh at things that I genuinely find funny. My child was able to laugh at these things too, they were perfect for both of us. How I Felt: I really liked how this book… Continue reading Imaginary Morah by Tony Esposito

Ben’s Adventures: Under the Big Top! by Elizabeth Gerlach

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: Ben's imagination is huge and I loved it! Not only did he imagine away his classroom, he took me with him. I loved the way the story developed from clearly being in a classroom, to the beginnings of an imagined story, then onto full-blown Big Top Fun! How I… Continue reading Ben’s Adventures: Under the Big Top! by Elizabeth Gerlach

Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde

★★★★★ What I Thought: What I Loved: The beautiful relationship between Raymond and Mildred was so wonderful. She is so supportive of Raymond, you just want to go chat with her. Raymond is such a good-hearted young man and I just loved watching the lengths he would go to for a friend. How I Felt:… Continue reading Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde