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No, this is not a story about those little critters that some consider cute while others think of as a carrier of the worst diseases to haunt humanity. 1,049 more words


Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Beautiful. Poetic. Haunting. Lyrical. This latest story from Celeste Ng is all that and more.

Izzy has finally gone over the edge. Everyone knew it was going to happen eventually. 206 more words


A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge. October 17, 2017. Amulet Books, 416 p. ISBN: 9781419725722.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 800.

This is the story of a bear-hearted girl . 732 more words


The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlo

4 Stars

I listened to this book read by Johanna Parker whom I had the pleasure to meet this year.  She is known as the voice of Sookie Stackhouse in the Charlaine Harris books, but those are not my cup of tea, so I was delighted to be able to listen to this one she read. 251 more words


ARC Alert! Smile and Wave: Like Vanessa by Tami Charles

Thanks to Netgalley and Charlesbridge for the advance copy of this book! Below is my honest review.

Charles, Tami. Like Vanessa. Charlesbridge, 2018. 284 pages. Hardcover $14.64, ISBN 978-1-58089-777-8… 267 more words