Book Review: Green Mama by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Title: Green MamaAuthor: Manda Aufochs GillespiePublisher: DundurnPublication Date: June 2014ISBN: 9781459722958 Synopsis from Goodreads:Manda Aufochs Gillespie, The Green Mama, shares what today’s science and Grandma’s traditional wisdom tell us about prenatal care for mothers-to-be, breastfeeding, detoxifying the nursery, diapering, caring for baby’s skin, feeding a family, and healthy play — redefining the “basics” of parentingContinue reading “Book Review: Green Mama by Manda Aufochs Gillespie”

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Ten Thousand Doors of January Author: Alix E. HarrowPublisher: RedhookPublication Date: September 10, 2019ISBN: 9780316421997 Synopsis from Goodreads:In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feelsContinue reading “Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow”

Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Destroy All MonstersAuthor: Sam J. MillerPublisher: HarperTeenPublication Date: July 2, 2019ISBN: 9780062456762 Synopsis from Goodreads:Solomon and Ash both experienced a traumatic event when they were twelve. Ash lost all memory of that event when she fell from Solomon’s treehouse. Since then, SolomonContinue reading “Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller”

Book Review: The Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: The Runaway DaughterAuthor: Joanna ReesPublisher: Pan MacmillanPublication Date: July 2, 2019ISBN: 9781529023510 Synopsis from Gooreads:It’s 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy AmericanContinue reading “Book Review: The Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees”

Book Review: Green Mama to Be by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Title: Green Mama-To-Be: Creating a Happy, Healthy, and Toxin Free PregnancyAuthor: Manda Aufochs GillespiePublisher: Dundurn GroupPublication Date: 2017ISBN: 9781459736283 Synopsis from Goodreads:Swollen ankles? Difficult birth? Postpartum depression? Most expectant parents think, It won’t happen to me! But from conception through to birth, families today aren’t getting what they expect — or expecting what they get. The GreenContinue reading “Book Review: Green Mama to Be by Manda Aufochs Gillespie”

Excerpt: The Claires by C. L. Gaber

Title: The ClairesAuthor: C. L. GaberPublisher: Big Picture MediaPublication Date: December 10, 2019ISBN: 9780996242011 Synopsis from Goodreads:Four beautiful girls. Quadruplets. They are not identical. But each is named Claire.Claire V is Clairvoyant—clear seeing with visions of the future.Claire S is Clairsentient—clear feeling as she embraces another’s pain.Claire A is Clairaudient—clear hearing to tap into theContinue reading “Excerpt: The Claires by C. L. Gaber”

Book Review: Lanny by Max Porter

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: LannyAuthor: Max PorterPublisher: Faber & FaberPublication Date: March 5, 2019ISBN: 9780571340286 Synopsis from Goodreads:There’s a village sixty miles outside London. It’s no different from many other villages in England. Voices rise up, as they might do anywhere, speaking of loving and needingContinue reading “Book Review: Lanny by Max Porter”

Book Review: Blink by Malcom Gladwell

Title: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without ThinkingAuthor: Malcom GladwellPublisher: Back Bay BooksPublication Date: 2005ISBN: 9780316010665 Synopsis from Goodreads:Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant – in the blink of an eye – that actually aren’t as simple as they seem. WhyContinue reading “Book Review: Blink by Malcom Gladwell”

Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewTitle: Frankly in LoveAuthor: David YoonPublisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: September 10, 2019ISBN: 9781984812209 Synopsis from Goodreads:High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and theirContinue reading “Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon”

Book Review: Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Sea Witch RisingAuthor: Sarah HenningPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublication Date: August 6, 2019ISBN: 9780062931474 Synopsis from Goodreads:Runa will not let her twin sister die. Alia traded her voice to the Sea Witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn’t loveContinue reading “Book Review: Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning”