Flashlight Night by Matt Forrest Esenwine

I am so excited to be a part of the blog tour for this new picture book Flashlight Night!  Note: This post also appears on the Kid Lit Exchange site today. Check out the GIVEAWAY at the bottom of the post! Flashlight Night by Matt Forrest Esenwine  Illustrated by Fred Koehler Picture Book - Ages 4-8 … Continue reading Flashlight Night by Matt Forrest Esenwine

City of Spies by Sorayya Khan

City of Spies by Sorayya Khan (Little A Books - September 19, 2017) My rating: 5 of 5 stars CITY OF SPIES is a critically important and fascinating read in our time of political strife and international crisis. Thank you to Little A for providing me with an advance review copy of this title - … Continue reading City of Spies by Sorayya Khan

Making Time To Read

So, here is the question I get the very most from my bookish friends on Instagram: How do you have time to read SO MUCH??? And here's my dirty little secret..........I don't HAVE the time. I MAKE the time. My best friend and I have had this conversation a lot about life in general and … Continue reading Making Time To Read

Library Storytime Titles September 2017 Part I

I LOVE sharing my library story time choices with you, and will be trying out this format for awhile - inputting all the titles and links just isn't something I can make the time for during this busy time of the year! The first 5 days of school! And here is week 2! I'd love … Continue reading Library Storytime Titles September 2017 Part I

Kid Lit Exchange New Website

Just a quick note to tell you that if you somehow already missed me shouting this from the rooftops, the brand new website for Kid Lit Exchange is LIVE! Head on over to kidlitexchange.com to check it out........

Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel

Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel (Running Press Books - September 12, 2017) My rating: 5 of 5 stars A perfect middle grade read that tweens will be instantly able to relate to. Thank you to Running Press Books for a finished copy of this book for review purposes! Book Description (from Goodreads) Twelve-year-old Caleb … Continue reading Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel

The Second Course by Kelly Killoren

The Second Course: A Novel by Kelly Killoren (Gallery Books - August 15, 2017) My rating: 4 of 5 stars Full of heart and delicious food, this is a delightful contemporary fiction story for foodies and fans of reality TV who appreciate a bit of bite with their tales of friendship and middle age. Thanks … Continue reading The Second Course by Kelly Killoren

The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner

The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner (Bloomsbury Kids - September 12, 2017) My rating: 5 of 5 stars Thanks to Bloomsbury Kids for the advance copy of this novel for review purposes. Book Description (from Goodreads) Kirby "Zig" Zigonski lives for the world of simple circuits, light bulbs, buzzers, and motors. Electronics are, … Continue reading The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner

Ranger Games by Ben Blum

This photo is of the advance reader copy I had - the finished copy cover version is below! Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime by Ben Blum (Doubleday Books - September 12, 2017) My rating: 4 of 5 stars Incredibly analytical and family-oriented, this 400-page account of a 90 second … Continue reading Ranger Games by Ben Blum

The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy

Can you tell it's back-to-school season in this book blogger's world?! It hit me like a brick, but I'm hoping to get back on track soon! I've still been reading like crazy, but not all reviews have made it from Goodreads to the blog, so connect with me there to make sure to stay current … Continue reading The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy