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!

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Memoir

Thanks to St. Martin's Press for the free review copy of this title - all opinions are my own. You all know that I very rarely do blog posts for a single review any more......but this one more than merits the time and attention, I assure you. This title releases on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 … Continue reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Memoir

First KidLit Book Round Up of 2018

Friends, I honestly don't remember December. I know I had a lot of meetings, there were some basketball tournaments and concerts, I was sick for half of it and the kids (and dogs) were sick the other half, there was a holiday in there, etc. Suffice to say that I didn't do a December Picture … Continue reading First KidLit Book Round Up of 2018

Latest TBR No. 8

WHAT A WEEK!!! I read a bunch of just so-so titles last weekend, but then on Monday and Tuesday I had the absolute privilege of reading a very early manuscript of THIS JULY 2018 book. I totally loved it and can't wait for you all to get to read it next summer too! Then I … Continue reading Latest TBR No. 8

Nerdy Book Club Post – YA Review of Far From the Tree

I'm on Nerdy Book Club again today! This time it's a review of the National Book Award-winning YA title FAR FROM THE TREE by Robin Benway. Head on over and check it out!    

November 2017 Picture Book Roundup

As usual, my monthly round up of reviews for complimentary titles provided to me by publishers or publicists! All finished copies have been donated to my school library and any advance copies were passed along to Kid Lit Exchange. And of course, all opinions are my own. Not Yet PublishedWide-Awake Bear by Pat Zietlow Miller … Continue reading November 2017 Picture Book Roundup

The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

I absolutely HAD to make time to share this book with you! It arrived in the mail last Friday night (a complimentary review copy from Harper Perennial) after I had already posted my weekly TBR post, and I immediately moved it to the top of my weekend stack. And I LOVED it! Remember how much … Continue reading The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Required Purchase: Speaking Our Truth

As I have mentioned lately, I'm struggling to find the time to post for each book that I read. However, some titles are so urgent and timely and important that I need to get them out to everyone I know as quickly as I can. This is one of those books. It's a title I … Continue reading Required Purchase: Speaking Our Truth

Tween Review: Escape from the Overworld

Remember how my daughter writes reviews too? Well, now my son has joined the party! When I was asked to be a part of this Minecraft blog tour, my first thought was NOPE, not my genre. But THEN, I thought of who I know that adores Minecraft........and then I asked him if he wanted to … Continue reading Tween Review: Escape from the Overworld

October Picture Book Roundup

Another month of picture book reviews! This is my monthly round up of the picture books I have received for review from publishers/authors/publicists ~ for more of my picture books posts and reviews, stay tuned to my dedicated Instagram account! And HERE is the blog post with all of the picture books I used in my library … Continue reading October Picture Book Roundup