Wish Upon a Streaming Star by Krissi Dallas

Book Genre Block - "Young Adult" with 4 young adults
Book Genre Block - "Rom Com" couple on bench

Have you discovered Kindle Vella? It’s an amazing way to read books where new “episodes” come out periodically in what I’m calling snackable sections!

So, my newest read on Kindle Vella is:
💕Wish Upon a Streaming Star by @​​​​​​​​krissidallas
💕YA Enemies to Lovers Romance!​​​​​​​​

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First Bride to Fall by Ginny Baird

Book Genre Tag "Romance": A couple kissing
Book Genre Block - "General Fiction" Person holding book

Rating: 4 out of 5.

There are these sisters, and they each have their own hopes and dreams. When their family’s way of life is threatened though, they are willing to risk their future to race to find love in 30 days.

This story is such an adorable small-town clean romance. I love that Nell sets her sights on Grant, a man she’s always loved. The two don’t have the same things in common, which creates those silly moments I enjoyed!

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Murder, Marriage, and Mai Tais by Kimberly Titus

"Mystery" Genre card with dark woods and light in the distance
"Mystery" Genre card with dark woods and light in the distance

Have you discovered Kindle Vella? It’s an amazing way to read books where new “episodes” come out periodically in what I’m calling snackable sections!

So, my newest read on Kindle Vella is:
🍹Murder, Marriage, and Mai Tais by @kimberlytituswrites
🍹Murder mystery with LOL moments!

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You’re Always Enough by Emily Ley

"Childrens" Genre Block - 4 kids laying on stomachs looking at book

Rating: 5 out of 5.

This is such a lovely children’s book. It’s filled with support, love, and confidence-building moments!

Focusing on how hard children try to be perfect, and not make mistakes, this book really shows how it is okay to not be perfect. They are enough. I loved the messaging, and the easy way it is told thought the pages.

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The Decadents by M.C. Schmidt

White library with lots of stairs and "Contemporary" text
Book Genre Block - "General Fiction" Person holding book

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Well, this book was a crazy and fun time! I enjoyed the dark setting with the outlandish situations, and I didn’t really want to walk away from it!

So, in this story, we’ve got Phil Ochs. His family is all over the place. His son is terrorizing him through a poetry attack, his wife is addicted to the As Seen On TV toys (but seriously who isn’t?), and now, a competitive enemy is snagging his employees from his fast food chains! What could be next? Well, Phil shares a name with a very liberal, very famous singer…

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The Craigslist Incident by Jason Fisk

White library with lots of stairs and "Contemporary" text
Book Genre Block - "Emotional" Person standing between bright earth and desolate earth

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This story was so emotional for me. I feel like it really highlights the struggles to get support for mental health. I felt so invested in these characters, and I couldn’t stop reading.

Edna’s father passed away, and she’s really been struggling. She decides to put a hit out on herself in a Craigslist ad. Joe responds to Edna’s ad, and we are taken on an emotional story that jumps between the two characters’ POVs.

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100 Days of Adventure by Greta Eskridge

"Non Fiction" words carved into wood
"Childrens" Genre Block - 4 kids laying on stomachs looking at book

Rating: 5 out of 5.

100 Days of Adventure is a book filled with ideas, projects, and activities to do with children that do not require an electronic. I really enjoy this book, and I truly think it’s full of fantastic things to do!

There are indoor and outdoor activities, and most of them are no-cost or very low-cost to do. There are illustrations and step-by-step guides to help you as you facilitate these activities. I loved that there was a wide range of options to choose from, and there are definitely some that we’ll do again!

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At the Table with Jesus by Louie Giglio

"Non Fiction" words carved into wood
"Non Fiction" words carved into wood

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a wonderful new devotional for people that are looking for new ways to grow their relationship with Jesus! The devotionals are easy to apply to life and focus on a 66-day journey.

Each devotional is built with a few paragraphs providing information and details on the verse for the day. There are some questions to consider and apply to the reader’s life, and then a verse to memorize.

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More Than a Mom by Kari Kampakis

"Non Fiction" words carved into wood

Rating: 5 out of 5.

This book…every mom needs to consider this one. So many times we prioritize our family first, and there’s a lot of needs there. When do we move ourselves to the top of the list? I think it’s not often enough sometimes, but this book gives so many reasons and ways to start doing that!

In this book, Kari Kampakis writes about ten things that mom’s should help themselves with. Things like stopping the negative talk, realizing your own self worth, coming to a peaceful understanding with your body, and so many others…well 10 to be exact. But those were three that were really important for me.

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Truth, Lies, and Mr. Grey by Shelly Ellis

Person peeking through hole titled "Thriller"
"Mystery" Genre card with dark woods and light in the distance

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Well, this was an exciting story filled with secrets and secrets and…secrets! I loved it!

As book 2 in the series, Truth, Lies, and Mr. Grey picks up right where book 1 ended. There are alternating view points, so you get a really good sense of what everyone is up to…and yet it’s explosive with surprises around every corner!

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Accidentally Perfect by Marissa Clarke

Book Genre Tag "Romance": A couple kissing
White library with lots of stairs and "Contemporary" text

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This small-town romance was the perfect thing for me! It’s got a slow-build romance between two people who have to learn to trust each other, and I enjoyed the journey!

When Lillian moves from busy, fast-paced NYC to her sister’s cottage after a disastrous situation at her job, she finds herself up against Caleb. They butt heads immediately, creating the enemies-to-lovers vibe that I so enjoy.

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Be the Boss of Your Stuff by Allie Casazza

"Non Fiction" words carved into wood
Book Genre "Learning" with "Learn" spelled in blocks

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is an interactive workbook for children to help them organize their own spaces. I liked that there are spots in the book for the child to answer questions or draw something. I think it will help them to work through what they want their space to be.

I liked that this talks about organization but does also have a minimalist approach as well. I think it’s a good blend. There are a lot of positive reinforcement moments in the book, which could help a child move forward and feel like they are accomplishing things. I like those little touches throughout the pages.

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