SNAIL MAIL By: Samantha Berger Illustrated by: Julia Patton Published: May 1, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Fiction Nothing says “Love” like a hand-written letter. That is the premise of SNAIL MAIL. A lot of love and heart is put into the writing and sending of letters. When was the last time you wrote or…

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AN ATLAS OF IMAGINARY PLACES By: Mia Cassany Illustrated by: Ana de Lima Published: May 8, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Fiction This beautiful picture book is perfect for reading before bedtime to set up your child for imaginative dreams while they sleep. Or read this book before they head off to the land of make-believe…

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  I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really…

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MAMA’S BELLY By: Kate Hosford Illustrated by: Abigail Halpin Published: April 17, 2018 Publisher: Harry N Abrams Fiction Perfect for gifting and reading this Mother’s Day weekend, MAMA’S BELLY shares the curiosity, love, and apprehension of a young girl awaiting the birth of her baby sister. As the older sister hugs, talks, and sings to her…

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LET ME LIE By: Clare Mackintosh Published: March 13, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Suspense LET ME LIE is the third novel by Clare Mackintosh, a former UK detective who uses her background in police work to write thrilling novels. Her newest thriller will leave readers in disbelief as the twists are revealed. Anna is overwhelmed with…

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ANNA AND JOHANNA A Children’s Book Inspired by Jan Vermeer By: Geraldine Elschner Illustrated by: Florence Koenig Published: April 10, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Fiction Jan Vermeer was a 17th Century painter from The Netherlands. He married, had at least ten children, and died at the young age of 43, leaving his family in debt,…

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Boy, you can tell I have a lot going on, I only read 6 books in the last month and four of them were children’s books. I also had one audio that I was listening to, but it expired before I could finish it, so I’m currently back on the waitlist. April was full of…

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