I am Gandhi – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host I am gandhi’s Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Twenty-five exceptional comic book creators join forces to share the heroic story of Gandhi in this … Continue reading I am Gandhi – Review & Blog Tour

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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

Synopsis from Abrams Books for Young Readers: Emma Gatewood’s life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk . . . and ended up completing the Appalachian Trail. With just the … Continue reading Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail Review

I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host I am harriet tubman's Blog Tour today. Thank you so much penguin young readers for inviting me to take part in reading, reviewing, and hosting a blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of … Continue reading I am Harriet Tubman – Review & Blog Tour

Brolliology Review 

Synopsis from Melville House: Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia -- holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and exploring their full imaginative potential in folk tales and novels. In the spirit of the best literary gift books, Brolliology is a beautifully designed and illustrated tour through … Continue reading Brolliology Review 

I Hear She’s A Real Bitch Review and *GIVEAWAY*

Synopsis from Edelweiss: A sharp and candid memoir from a rising feminist leader in the culinary world, and an up-and-coming literary voice. From the moment she opened her first bar, Jen Agg knew she could never not be her own boss again. I HEAR SHE’S A REAL BITCH tells the story of how she has … Continue reading I Hear She’s A Real Bitch Review and *GIVEAWAY*

The Way Downtown Review 

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In this one-of-a-kind book, the complex and fascinating world of urban public transit is explored using five different characters' journeys through the imaginary city of Zoom. From the Zanies, a family of street performers; to Agent Theodore Rybka, a spy on a very secret mission; to Robbie, a seven-year-old boy … Continue reading The Way Downtown Review 

Bugs From Head to Tail Review 

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In the latest addition to the popular Head to Tail series, author Stacey Roderick focuses on bugs --- a kid favorite! --- and challenges readers to guess which bug each of eight different body parts belongs to. A full spread asks a question about a body part. What bug has … Continue reading Bugs From Head to Tail Review 

What She Ate by Laura Shapiro Giveaway!!

  WHAT SHE ATE: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by LAURA SHAPIRO giveaway winner will receive 1 finished copy of this book! This giveaway is for *us only*. it will be published on 7/25/17. This giveaway will run from 6/29/17 to 7/13/17. I will announce the winner on 7/14/17. Synopsis … Continue reading What She Ate by Laura Shapiro Giveaway!!

Seagrass Dreams: A Counting Book Review 

Synopsis from Quarto Knows: Seagrass Dreams is a unique counting book and introduction to marine life that stars animals who make their home in seagrass. While learning to count from 1 to 11, meet a host of marine animals, such as the great barracuda, yellow stingray, bucktooth parrotfish, and chocolate chip sea star. Find out … Continue reading Seagrass Dreams: A Counting Book Review 

Famous American of the Month Flip Chart Review 

Synopsis from Scholastic: Introduce children to a year full of inspiring Americans as you teach key reading skills! This compelling collection includes lively poems and age-perfect bios on the people they need to know: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Squanto, Betsy Ross, Johnny Appleseed, Susan B. Anthony, Cesar Chavez, and … Continue reading Famous American of the Month Flip Chart Review 

Adulthood Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: As any current or former 20-something knows, adult life can get a bit weird because no one tells you what to expect. Many of us spend a decade or more figuring out how the world works, hoping that by age 30 our friends are too old to remember what happened. Unfortunately, Andy … Continue reading Adulthood Review 

Cork Dork Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Amateur drinker and professional tech reporter Bianca Bosker didn’t know much about wine—until she stumbled on an alternate universe of master sommeliers who could, after a single sip, identify the grape a bottle was made from, in what year, and where it was produced, within acres. Astounded by their fanatical dedication and … Continue reading Cork Dork Review 

Thunder Underground Review 

Synopsis from Boyds Mills Press: In this collection of poems, noted children’s poet Jane Yolen takes readers on an expedition underground, exploring everything from animal burrows and human creations, like subways, near the surface—to ancient cities and fossils, lower down—to caves, magma, and Earth’s tectonic plates, deeper still below our feet. At the same time, … Continue reading Thunder Underground Review 

Whistling Wings Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Can a swan survive without winter migration? Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly—too long for Marcel, so he hides in the rushes to stay behind while his parents and the flock continue south. … Continue reading Whistling Wings Review

Around America to Win the Vote Review 

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all … Continue reading Around America to Win the Vote Review 

The Hungriest Mouth in the Sea Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: The animals of the South Sea are hungry. But who is hungrier than all of the rest? The kicking krill may swarm and the blue cod are out hunting for dinner, but neither is fierce enough to be tops in this habitat. Could it be the lurking sharks, pointy-tailed rays or … Continue reading The Hungriest Mouth in the Sea Review

A Warm Winter Tail Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Do you ever wonder how animals stay warm in the winter? Well, they wonder how humans do too! In a twist of perspective, wild creatures question if humans use the same winter adaptation strategies that they do. Do they cuddle together in a tree or fly south to Mexico? Take a … Continue reading A Warm Winter Tail Review

The Glaciers are Melting! Review

Synopsis from Arbordale Publishing: Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. Joined along the way by friends Tammy Ptarmigan, Sally Squirrel, Mandy Marmot, and Harry Hare, they all wonder what will happen to … Continue reading The Glaciers are Melting! Review

Decades of Doubt Review

About: Decades of Doubt: The John McCabe Murder Saga, inspired by CBS 48 Hours Murder Mystery, is a non-fiction book written by Eric Wilson with John Turner. This book was published on 8/1/2016 by Waldorf Publishing, 400 pages. I think this book was released to the market on 8/15/2016. The genres are true crime, non-fiction, … Continue reading Decades of Doubt Review

How to Win Friends & Influence People Review

About: How to Win Friends & Influence People, 288 pages, is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie. There has been many editions published since the first edition published in 1981 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. This book is famous and there have been more than 15 million copies sold in over 75 years in print. … Continue reading How to Win Friends & Influence People Review

@dultery Review – Memoir

About: @adultery is a memoir, a personal true story of a love affair written by Josh Einstein. In this book, Josh writes about himself, having met Rachel through Twitter and falling in love with her. Each side is married with children and each side is already unhappy in their marriage. Both had no intention or … Continue reading @dultery Review – Memoir

Under This Beautiful Dorm Review

About: Under This Beautiful Dorm is a biography/memoir of a Senator, a Journalist, and the politics of Gay Love in America. This book is written by Terry Mutchler, a Journalist and a lawyer. This book is about her and more. It was published on 9/23/14 by Seal Press. My Experience: This is definitely a love … Continue reading Under This Beautiful Dorm Review

Live and Learn and Pass It On Review

About: “Live and Learn and Pass It On” is also written by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., a favorite author of mines on these little advice books. This book has a different focus from the other, “Life’s Little Instruction Book.” The other book has advices and experiences through the author’s point of view. This book, however, … Continue reading Live and Learn and Pass It On Review

Finders Keepers Review

About: Finders Keepers is a non-fiction book about a tale of archeological plunder and obsession. The author of this book is Craig Childs and he is a traveler, explorer, and a writer who focuses on natural sciences, archaeology, and journeys into the global wilderness. Finders Keepers is the title that stretch about whoever finds the … Continue reading Finders Keepers Review

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Review

About: “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s all small stuff,” written by Richard Carlson, Ph.D. He’s also the co-author of “Handbook for the Soul”. Dr. Carlson is a lecturer and a consultant on stress and happiness. This is a book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive … Continue reading Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Review