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“City of Villains” by Estelle Laure
Remember all those Disney princess movies you loved as a kid? Well, here is a whole new way to look at them. City of Villains is the first in a new series that has readers looking at Disney villains in a whole new way.
“A Shot at Normal” by Marisa Reichardt
Juniper’s parents have specific goals in how they want to raise their children, one of those being limiting exposure to “big Pharma”. That means that Juniper and her siblings have never been vaccinated. One day, she starts to feel sick, is running a fever, and her illness keeps getting worse.
Queen Elizabeth II by Brenda & Brian Williams
Title: DK Life Series: Queen Elizabeth II Publisher: DK Penguin Random House Estimated Publication Date: October 20, 2020 Grade Level: 2-5 Reading Level: 7-10 years Lexile: Unknown Note: I received an early release copy of this title from the publisher on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Any images, quotes, information I share areContinue reading “Queen Elizabeth II by Brenda & Brian Williams”
Let’s Make Ramen by Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan
Creating in the kitchen is a popular hobby for all ages and the opportunity to learn how to make unique and international dishes is even better! This hybrid, comic book cookbook is a delightful opportunity to learn about a different culture, the history of a Ramen- which is growing in popularity in the United States, and try some new recipes
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Quite possibly one of the most captivating of history’s mysteries, the story of the last reigning Romanovs is filled with drama, tragedy, and intrigue.
“The Haunted” & “The Unleashed” By Dianelle Vega
Now, The Unleashed scared the life out of me! Just 😳! Just Wow! Dang!
“This is My America” by Kim Johnson
My Book Talk I could not stop thinking about this book, it just consumed me. It made think about deep rooted issues in our country. It was suspenseful and just a great mystery. It caused me to reflect. I shared a blog post about this book on my library’s website. But on my own personalContinue reading ““This is My America” by Kim Johnson”
UNDERPRIVILEGED OVERACHIEVER: A CRENSHAW STORY
Y.A. SALIMU A memoir of a young man who grew up too fast on the streets, without a father, and attempting to mediate his mother’s mental illness. Salimu assumed the role of father-figure for his younger brother and with wisdom beyond his years made decisions that helped him avoid the traps of most homeless youthContinue reading “UNDERPRIVILEGED OVERACHIEVER: A CRENSHAW STORY”
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli
This is my first read from this series and I loved it. The vibrant artwork throughout the book is gorgeous. Each story is quick shot, inspirational history on accomplished immigrant women. I especially liked that the occupations of these women varied, which would encourage young readers to follow their own truths. Other books in thisContinue reading “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli”