I thought this was such an interesting plot! It is filled with mystery, murder, and secrets! This story is told through Ruby’s perspective, and I really enjoyed the backstories that helped to shape the story. The story is centered in France, and I really enjoyed the location as well!Continue reading “Finding Ruby Draker by Marianne Scott”
This was such an exciting start to a new series! I loved the characters, the setting, the atmosphere, and the world!
The story follows Raelle, a girl without an origin story. She washed up on the shores of the West with no memory, and King Wren found her, and brought her into the folds of his family. For 10 years, Raelle felt completely at home and loved, except for the queen. The queen had never accepted Raelle, and on her birthday, the queen secretly betroths Raelle to King Veras of the North.Continue reading “Kingdomless by Michelle Garyfalakis”
This is such a wonderful children’s book with a beautiful message about accepting each other’s differences and being kind.
The story introduces us to two villages, Meow Village and Woof Village, where cats and dogs live separately and don’t like each other. When Sunny decides that he wants to play with the cats, he heads over to Meow Village.Continue reading “Sunny and the Cats by Victoria Otto”
Ten Thousand I Love Yous is an intriguing story of loving others and loving yourself. I enjoyed the journey of the main character as she worked to understand what she truly wants in life.
When Kimberly’s husband, Jay, tells her he doesn’t love her, and wants a divorce, Kimberly’s world crumbles. Devastated, she begs for him to stay, but alas, he’s done with her. Kimberly must now enter the world of separated women.Continue reading “Ten Thousand I Love Yous by Lisa Slabach”
Bunster, an Easter Story is a board book targeting pre-k through early elementary children. It’s a cute story that has an Easter theme but could actually fit any time of year. I felt that the Easter concept was pretty light, so I think this could get read a bit more than just in the spring.
In the story, Bunster is getting ready for an Easter Egg Hunt, so he is collecting eggs on the farm to hide. In the end, the eggs hatch, and there are adorable little ducks!Continue reading “Bunster, an Easter Story by Christine Hwang Panzer”
This is a fun, silly book that will make any of your littles giggle! It reminded me of reading Where the Sidewalk ends when I was a child! The stories range from brushing your teeth in the morning to going to bed at night…and everything in-between!
I really enjoyed that these poems were grounded in realistic situations that every kid has encountered. Boo-boos, bedtime, nose picking, and so much more! It’s a relatable book of poetry that definitely had my kiddo laughing!Continue reading ““The Moon in the Sky” Poems Your Kids Would Have Written (If Only They Could Write) by Bruce Shutts”
Little Lulu is such an adorable main character in Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy! She has lost a tooth, and she has a whole plan in place. She know what she’s spending the money on, she is ready to put the tooth under her pillow…now all she needs is the tooth fairy! When her tooth fairy doesn’t show, she is disappointed, but willing to try again.Continue reading “Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy by S.E. Richey”
This is an adorable story of a little dog, Bentley who thinks that his friends have all forgotten his birthday. We alternate between Bentley’s perspective as he looks for his friends and Tia, his Fairy Dogmother has she plans a surprise party for him.Continue reading “Bentley’s Best Birthday Ever! by Claire Eckard”
This is a really great book for little ones that are just starting out reading chapter books! It’s 36 pages, and with a great story, it’s an easy read!
Addie and Reese become friends at a family camp where both of their families are vacationing. As the summer comes to a close, they want to make sure they stay in touch, so the Pen Pal Gals are formed!Continue reading “Pen Pal Gals: Friends Forever by Julie Thiessen”
If you are looking for a new cozy mystery, grab this great story! Dead Cereus has the great mystery of a cozy with a romance that will make you swoon and some hilarious moments that will have you laughing out loud!Continue reading “Dead Cereus by Kira Seamon”