Book Review: The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Summer of Bitter and SweetAuthor: Jen FergusonPublisher: Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins PublishersPublication Date: May 10, 2022ISBN: 978-63086180 Synopsis: Lou has enough confusion in front of her this summer. She’ll be working in her family’s ice-cream shack with her newly ex-boyfriend—whoseContinue reading “Book Review: The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson”

Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: There Are Wolves Here TooAuthor: Niall HowellPublisher: Newest PressPublication Date: September 1, 2022ISBN: 9781774390597 Synopsis: It’s 1997, and Robin and his two best friends, Steph and Dylan, are ready to dive into their first summer as teenagers. But when Catherine, a classmate’sContinue reading “Book Review: There are Wolves Here Too by Niall Howell”

Book Review: Brown is Warm, Black is Bright by Sarah L. Thompson

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Brown is Warm, Black is BrightAuthor: Sarah L. Thompson Illustrator: Keith MallettPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: August 20, 2022ISBN: 9780316424196 Synopsis: Have you ever paused to wonder about the power and beauty of brown and black? Brown is strongContinue reading “Book Review: Brown is Warm, Black is Bright by Sarah L. Thompson”

Book Reivew: The Tales of Dwipa by Prajwala Dixit

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title The Tales of Dwipa Author: Prajwala DixitPublisher: Breakwater BooksPublication Date: April 8, 2022ISBN: 9781550819274 Synopsis:Through a framework of traditional tales, fantastic creatures struggle with issues of marginalization, opening discussion for parents and children in an accessible form. The Tales Of Dwipa isContinue reading “Book Reivew: The Tales of Dwipa by Prajwala Dixit”

Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Throwaway DaughterAuthor: Ting-Xing YePublisher: TundraPublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9781774880340 Synopsis:Throwaway Daughter tells the story of Grace Dong-mei Parker, whose biggest concern is how to distill her adoption from China into the neat blanks of her personal history assignment. Aside from theContinue reading “Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye”

Book Review: Faraway Things by David Eggers

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Faraway ThingsAuthor: David EggersIllustrator: Kelly MurphyPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: June 8, 2021ISBN: 9780316492195 Synopsis from Goodreads:Lucian’s father called them faraway things, those mysterious objects orphaned upon the windswept shore, their stories long lost in the shroud of ocean fog.Continue reading “Book Review: Faraway Things by David Eggers”

Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Title: When God Was a RabbitAuthor: Sarah WinmanPublisher: Headline ReviewPublication Date: March 2011ISBN: 9780755379286 Synopsis from Goodreads:Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It is a story about childhood and growing up, lossContinue reading “Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman”

Book Review: Sail by Dorien Brouwers

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: SailAuthor: Dorien BrouwersPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 9, 2021ISBN: 9780316495486 Synopsis from Goodreads:Out at sea anything can happen: whether trials or triumphs, there are infinite possibilities to explore once we leave the shore. And what lies under theContinue reading “Book Review: Sail by Dorien Brouwers”

Book Review: I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams by Jessica Young

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: I’ll Meet You in Your DreamsAuthor: Jessica YoungIllustrator: Rafael LopezPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 9, 2021ISBN: 9780316453288 Synopsis from Goodreads:This poetic and tender story celebrates the parent-and-child bond in its many forms and offers gentle assurance of loveContinue reading “Book Review: I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams by Jessica Young”

Book Review: Spark by Ani Castillo

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: SparkAuthor: Ani CastilloPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 21, 2021ISBN: 9780316424653 Synopsis from Goodreads:Beginning with the birth of a baby, the story takes the reader on a journey through life, navigates the ups and downs, and culminates in aContinue reading “Book Review: Spark by Ani Castillo”