My First Community Read

I'm so excited to be hosting my community's first ever community read in collaboration with my local public library branch! I'm sharing this here because I'm VERY excited about this, especially our "accompanying" titles. I know To Kill a Mockingbird is somewhat controversial, but we specifically chose it because it was the winner of the … Continue reading My First Community Read

New Releases for May 15, 2018 and MORE!

Where has spring gone?? Oh wait, that's right. We didn't get one, and now it's May and it's SUMMER here! I have another exciting week of new releases, review round ups and other fun bookish news, so let's just dive right in....... All of these release TODAY! Thanks a million to the publishers for these … Continue reading New Releases for May 15, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for May 8, 2018 and MORE!

Whew! I'm back from a whirlwind school trip to Washington DC with my daughter - what an adventure! And now for yet another epic release day - just LOOK at all of these books! I have only managed to read two of them so far, but I promise I'm getting to the rest soon...... Thanks … Continue reading New Releases for May 8, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for April 10, 2018 and More!

I'm a day early with these this week since I have something else exciting planned for tomorrow ~ stay tuned! These books ALL release on Tuesday, April 10th (or were supposed to!) ~ another fabulous release week! Thanks a million to the publishers for the complimentary review copies! Here are covers and Goodreads links, followed … Continue reading New Releases for April 10, 2018 and More!

Three March 20th Kid Lit Releases You Need to Pre-Order Now

Popping in quick to let you know that I read these three books over the past two days, and they are ALL books you'll want to pre-order so you have them ASAP! Two are middle grade and one is mature young adult. Very different kinds of books for different audiences, for sure! Thanks a million … Continue reading Three March 20th Kid Lit Releases You Need to Pre-Order Now

New Releases for March 13, 2018 and MORE!

It's another whirlwind blog post week! Ready, set, GO! Here are all of the fabulous review copies I have from publishers for March 13 releases! I have read 3 of them and am excited to read the rest. Now for the 3 of the publisher-provided titles that I have already read and reviewed on Goodreads … Continue reading New Releases for March 13, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases March 6, 2018

The first Tuesday of every month is always the BIG release date of the month, and March 2018 is no exception! Here are all of the March 6th adult releases that were sent to me by publishers as complimentary review copies.......there were more middle grade and YA releases that I have already read and reviewed … Continue reading New Releases March 6, 2018

A Quick Lunchtime Reading Recap

I have exactly 10 minutes for a blog post this week ~ ready set GO....... If you want an update on my reading journal, head over to this Instagram post. Here is what I have been reading over the past 2 weeks ~ if I show them here, I recommend them! And no links because … Continue reading A Quick Lunchtime Reading Recap

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

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!