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”

Book Review: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories Author: Rebecca OtowaPublisher: Tuttle PublishingPublication Date: March 24, 2020ISBN: 9784805315514 Synopsis from Goodreads:From the unique standpoint of an American woman who married into a Japanese family and has lived in Japan for moreContinue reading “Book Review: The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories by Rebecca Otowa”

Book Review: The Faithless Hawk by Margaret Owen

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Faithless HawkAuthor: Margaret OwenPublisher: Henry HoltPublication Date: August 18, 2020ISBN: 9781250191946 Synopsis from Goodreads:As the new chieftain of the Crows, Fie knows better than to expect a royal to keep his word. Still she’s hopeful that Prince Jasimir will fulfill hisContinue reading “Book Review: The Faithless Hawk by Margaret Owen”

Book Review: Dinosaurs in Love by Fenn Rosenthal

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Dinosaurs in LoveAuthor: Fenn RosenthalIllustrator: Hannah JacobsPublisher: Little, Brown and CompanyPublication Date: October 20, 2020ISBN: 9780316593335 Synopsis from Goodreads:When Tom and Fenn Rosenthal posted their original song, “Dinosaurs in Love”, it became an instant classic. Just as Fenn’s dinosaurs fell in love,Continue reading “Book Review: Dinosaurs in Love by Fenn Rosenthal”

Book Review: Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan

Title: Girls of Storm and ShadowAuthor: Natasha NganPublisher: Jimmy Patterson BooksPublication Date: November 5, 2019ISBN: 9780316528672 Synopsis from Goodreads:Lei and Wren have escaped their oppressive lives in the Hidden Palace, but soon learn that freedom comes with a terrible cost. Lei, the naive country girl who became a royal courtesan, is now known as theContinue reading “Book Review: Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan”

Book Review: Something to Tell You by Lucy Diamond

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Something to Tell You Author: Lucy Diamond Publisher: Pan Publication date: May 30, 2019 ISBN: 9781509851126 Synopsis from Goodreads:When Frankie stumbles upon an unopened letter from her late mother, she’s delighted to have one last message from her . . .Continue reading “Book Review: Something to Tell You by Lucy Diamond”

Book Review: The Other, Better Me by Antony John

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Other, Better Me Author: Antony John Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: October 1, 2109 ISBN: 9780062835659 Synopsis from Goodreads:Lola and Momma have always been a team of two. It hasn’t always been easy for Lola, being one of the only kidsContinue reading “Book Review: The Other, Better Me by Antony John”

Book Review: Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Dark Shores Author: Danielle L. Jensen Publisher: Tor Teen Publication Date: May 7, 2019 ISBN: 9781250317728 Synopsis from Goodreads:In a world divided by meddlesome gods and treacherous oceans, only the Maarin possess the knowledge to cross the Endless Seas. But theyContinue reading “Book Review: Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen”

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Porpoise Author: Mark Haddon Publisher: Doubleday Canada Publication Date: June 17, 2019 ISBN: 9780385692670 Synopsis from Goodreads: This contemporary story mirrors the ancient Greek legend of Antiochus, whose love for the daughter of his dead wife was discovered by theContinue reading “The Porpoise by Mark Haddon”

Book Review: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Wicked Fox Author: Kat Cho Publisher: G.P. Putnam and Son’s Books for Young Readers Publication Date: June 25, 2019 ISBN: 9781984812346 Synopsis from Goodreads:Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of menContinue reading “Book Review: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho”