Kid Lit: Big Red and Little Bitty Wolf

I received this book for free from Magination Press at BEA 2016. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. Big Red and Little Bitty Wolf: A Story About Bullying by Jeanie Franz Ransom Published on February 1, 2016 Goodreads Summary: Big Red Riding Hood has been […]

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Book Review: The Unexpected Everything (YA)

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Published on May 3, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Andie had it all planned out.  When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or […]

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Summer Reading Book Bingo

In the spring I started to see Book Bingo images pop up on blogs and other social media sites, but many seemed to be geared towards older readers. I wanted one for Christopher that would work well for picture books and early chapter books, so I decided to make my own! I haven’t printed it […]

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Book Review: Breathe, Annie, Breathe (YA)

Breathe, Annie, Breathe (Hundred Oaks) by Miranda Kenneally Goodreads Summary: Annie hates running. No matter how far she jogs, she can’t escape the guilt that if she hadn’t broken up with Kyle, he might still be alive. So to honor his memory, she starts preparing for the marathon he intended to race. But the training is […]

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Book Review: Everything, Everything (YA)

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Goodreads Summary: My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives […]

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Kid Lit: What Were You Thinking?

I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. What Were You Thinking by Bryan Smith Published on February 1, 2016 Boys Town Press Summary: Third grader Braden loves to be the center of attention. His comic genius, as he sees it, causes his friends to look at him in […]

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Book Review: Finding Audrey (YA)

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella Goodreads Summary: An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she’s never been […]

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