book review, children's, nonfiction

The Maine Coon’s Haiku by Michael J. Rosen & Lee Anthony White (Review)

Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon. Set against Lee White’s graceful illustrations, with intriguing facts about each of twenty breeds at the end, this charming haiku collection for lovers of America’s most popular house pet provides the purr-fect book to curl up with… Read More The Maine Coon’s Haiku by Michael J. Rosen & Lee Anthony White (Review)

blog tour, book review, children's, giveaway

Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World by Korwin Briggs (Blog Tour: Review, Q&A, and Giveaway) [CLOSED]

Welcome to my stop on the Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World Blog Tour hosted by Workman Publishing! I am very happy to be a part of this tour, and I really really enjoyed the book! But you can find out what I liked exactly in my review below, and you can learn more about the… Read More Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World by Korwin Briggs (Blog Tour: Review, Q&A, and Giveaway) [CLOSED]

book review, children's, picture book

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison (Review)

Title: Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History Author: Vashti Harrison Type: Fiction Genre: Children’s, Picture Book, History, Feminism, Biography Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Date published: December 5, 2017 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates… Read More Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison (Review)

book review, comic/graphic, middlegrade

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill (Mini Review)

Title: The Tea Dragon Society Author: Katie O’Neill Type: Fiction Genre: Children’s, Middle Grade, Sequential Art, Fantasy Publisher: Oni Press Date published: October 18, 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 72 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever… Read More The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill (Mini Review)

book feature, middlegrade

The Wonderling by Mira Bartók (Book Feature)

Hello everyone! And welcome to my feature post about The Wonderling by Mira Bartók (published today!). This is a children’s/middle grade book that is “[r]eminiscent of classic literary odysseys and the best of contemporary fantasy, with a sprinkling of steampunk” (how it was pitched to me by the publisher, and I love the sound of that mixture!)… Read More The Wonderling by Mira Bartók (Book Feature)

book review, children's, nonfiction

Books! Books! Books! Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library by Mick Manning, and Brita Granström (Review)

Title: Books! Books! Books! Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library Author: Mick Manning Illustrator: Brita Granström Type: Nonfiction Publisher: Candlewick Press Date published: September 5, 2017 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 48 Source: Publisher A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: Calling all young bibliophiles! Peek… Read More Books! Books! Books! Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library by Mick Manning, and Brita Granström (Review)

book review, middlegrade, young adult

Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi [Sneak Peek Review]

Title: Furthermore Author: Tahereh Mafi Type: Fiction Genre: Children’s, Young Adult, Adult Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Date published: August 30, 2016 Format: E-book Page Count: N/A Source: NetGalley This sneak peek was kindly provided through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, who… Read More Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi [Sneak Peek Review]

book haul

Book Haul (July #2)

In stead of a Musing Monday post this week, I will be posting a blog post about my most recent book haul in stead. It will be the last one for a while (if I can behave myself), and I’m very excited about the books which I managed to snatch up this time around! So,… Read More Book Haul (July #2)

book review, children's

The Toothless Fairy by Timothy Jordan and Matt LaFleur [Review]

Title: The Toothless Fairy Author: Timothy Jordan Illustrator: Matt LaFleur Type: Fiction Genre: Children’s Publisher: Night River Press Date published: August 1, 2015 Format: E-book Page Count: N/A Source: NetGalley E-copy of the book kindly provided through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Summary: More than anything, the Toothless Fairy wants to have a friend she can play with, but… Read More The Toothless Fairy by Timothy Jordan and Matt LaFleur [Review]