Happy Almost November Everyone! We’re trying to adjust to the shorter days and colder weather the best way we can…with new books! Here are just a few books being released in November that we can’t wait to read! Gilded by Marissa MeyerRelease Date: November 2 I love Marissa Meyer's fantasy books. Her Lunar Chronicle series … Continue reading What We’re Excited About: November Books!
Happy almost Halloween everyone! It's Becky. It is the perfect time of the year to curl up with a creepy book and spooky snack. I have compiled a shortlist of recipes and books for your consideration. Recipes: No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake from Woman's Day Witch Hat Cookies from Dizzy Busy & Hungry Spiced Pumpkin Cut-Out … Continue reading Reading with a Side of…
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I'm back to tell you about another book that should be considered for the 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards. This week I will be presenting Root Magic by Eden Royce as a Coretta Scott King Book Award contender. For those unfamiliar with the award it is given to African American author … Continue reading For Your Consideration: CSK
I am a big fan of Jennifer A. Nielsen's Ascendance series, and I excitedly downloaded the latest book in the series, The Shattered Castle, from Audible. Unfortunately for me, the final book in the series did not live up to the other books in the series. Title: The Shattered CastleAuthor: Jennifer A. NielsenNote: I listened to … Continue reading The Shattered Castle by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The video in which we kind of like A Certain Appeal by Vanessa King. We received an eARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhqSOWcVC4E
I have been a fan of Emma Chase's books for years, and I was thrilled when her new audiobook became available on Audible. I downloaded the Getting Real audiobook as soon as it was live on Audible, and it proved to be one of my favorite book by Chase. Title: Getting RealAuthor: Emma ChaseNote: I listened to … Continue reading Getting Real by Emma Chase
Hi All! It's Becky. I'm a sucker for books about people who love books. I recently finished Amelia Unabridged by Ashley Schumacher that is about a teen girl finding a connection with a teen writer while they both deal with loss and grief. This book was a happy surprise even though I had a mixed reaction to … Continue reading Amelia Unabridged by Ashley Schumacher
Hi All! It’s Becky. I’m back for another Mock Monday! This week I will be sharing with you a picture book that I think should be considered for the Caldecott Award. If you are unfamiliar with the award it is given by the American Library Association to the illustrator that gave the most distinguished contribution … Continue reading Mock Mondays: Caldecott Award
The videos in which we disagree about You'd Be Home by Kathleen Glasgow, we kind of liked No Words by Meg Cabot and Frankie & Bug by Gayle Forman and we wanted more from Once More Upon at Time by Roshani Chokshi. We received eARCs of these book from the publisher in exchange for an … Continue reading Video Time!
I stumbled across Battle Royal on Edelweiss and put it on my TBR list. I was happy to find the audiobook on Overdrive. This enemies-to-lovers romance was a surprising, fun romantic jaunt. Title: Battle RoyalAuthor: Lucy ParkerNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: Four years ago, Sylvie Fairchild competed on Operation Cake. Sylvie lost when her unicorn … Continue reading Battle Royal by Lucy Parker