Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroes by Jeff Campbell | Book Review + #Giveaway

Why Did I Read This Book? Let it be known that I am such a sucker for animal stories, especially when the point of the story is not the animal dying. I initially became interested inDaisy To The Rescue:True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroesby Jeff Campbell based on the cover, […]

Zac And Mia by AJ Betts | Book Review

When Zac And Mia by AJ Betts came across my radar, I was immediately excited because it is an Aussie addition to the cancer lit genre and I was curious to see how the book would turn out.

Wildthorn by Jane Eagland | Book Review

I am very embarrassed to admit that an ARC ofWildthorn has been sitting in my house unread since 2010. I think most normal bloggers take review copies that have been on their pile that long and cull them because if you aren’t interested enough to read the book within four years of receiving it, what’s […]

Greenglass House by Kate Milford | Book Review

I love that Kate Milford’s books trust that children will be intelligent. I love that they are complex stories with interesting characters and themes.Greenglass House by Kate Milford is a wintery read with quite the mystery to unravel and a rather fascinating cast of characters. Milo is looking forward to vacation and some time alone […]

How To Catch A Bogle by Catherine Jinks | Audiobook Review

Why DId I Listen To This Book? I was totally in the mood for a middle grade story, especially one with a fantasy focus.How To Catch A Bogle by Catherine Jinks seemed like just the charming audiobook I was looking for. Further, I liked the setting which is essentially Dickensian London what with poor houses […]

A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier | Book Review

I hate to admit this, butA Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier has made me regret those days where I wished for the flu so I could be out of work for a couple of days without touching my vacation time — I always have this cushion of sick time. Lucier’s debut has made me realize […]