February 2018 Picture Book Round Up

It's that time again! Time for me to share my thoughts on a batch of picture books received from publishers for review. One of these books released in January 2018, and all of the rest of them release in either March or April 2018. All of these titles are now being passed on to Kid … Continue reading February 2018 Picture Book Round Up

My First STARRED Review in School Library Journal

This is a big deal to me as a reviewer! And now my review for AMERICAN PANDA by Gloria Chao is finally online, so you can all read it, even if you aren't an SLJ subscriber! Here's how the process works, if you are curious: I get an email saying I've been assigned a review … Continue reading My First STARRED Review in School Library Journal

It’s been a WEEK

No book stack today, my friends. Mostly because I only have ONE review title that comes out on February 21st, and also because it has just been a WEEK. One of those weeks where waking up and momming and teaching and librarianing and all of that took it all out of me. And the school … Continue reading It’s been a WEEK

The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

Happy publishing day to this beauty! Isn't the cover AMAZING?? Thanks to the publisher for this review copy ~ all opinions are my own. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin (Berkley Publishing ~ February 13, 2018) My rating: 4 of 5 stars BOOK DESCRIPTION A debut novel that pulses with humor and empathy and … Continue reading The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

February 13th 2018 Releases

Thanks to the publishers for these review copies! Another week of new releases! I swear, every Tuesday is a new "best day ever" for bookish people like me. I have already read one of these titles (see below) and can't wait to dig into the rest of them! Here are covers and Goodreads links, and … Continue reading February 13th 2018 Releases

All of the February 6th Releases!

Thank you to publishers and authors for these review copies ~ all opinions are my own. Look at all of these BOOKS! And they all release the SAME DAY! There is such a wide variety here, from essays to thriller to domestic fiction to historical fiction to mystery, along with a paperback release of a … Continue reading All of the February 6th Releases!