Book Review

Book Review: I Ain’t Doin’ It By Heather Land

I AIN’T DOIN’ IT Unfiltered Thoughts from A Sarcastic Southern Sweetheart By: Heather Land Published: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Howard Books Non-Fiction I hadn’t heard of Heather Land until I was offered a copy of her book. So, I started following her on social media. The short videos that she posts on Instagram and Facebook…
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Children’s Book Review: The Story of Rock and The Story of Rap By Nicola Edwards

THE STORY OF ROCK By: Nicola Edwards Illustrated by: Lindsey Sagar Published: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Non-Fiction When our kids were little we loved sharing our favorite music with them whether it was during bath time or in the van. It didn’t matter if it was Frank Sinatra or Motley Crue or…
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Children’s Book Review: Who Is Afraid of Little Wolf? By Yayo Kawamura

WHO IS AFRAID OF LITTLE WOLF? By: Yayo Kawamura Published: April 16, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Junior Fiction This is an adorable board book about friendship. Little Wolf is sad because he wants to play in the forest and no one is willing to play with him. He asks the squirrel, the rabbit, and the fox…
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Children’s Book Review: We are (Not) Friends By Anna Kang

WE ARE (NOT) FRIENDS You Are Not Small #4 By: Anna Kang Illustrated by: Christopher Weyant Published: April 1, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction This is the fourth book in the You Are Not Small series of children’s book. They feature two friends until a third comes along and wants to play. These two friends…
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Children’s Book Review: Wild Bios: William Sheepspeare and Amelia Harehart

WILD BIOS: WILLIAM SHEEPSPEARE By: Courtney Acampora and Maggie Fischer Illustrated by: Benedetta Capriotti Published: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Non-Fiction/Board Book Introduce your youngest readers to the creator of plays and much of our language with a hilarious twist. Children learn that William “Sheepspeare” was a poet and playwright and then became an…
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Book Review: A Shift A Day for Your Best Year Yet By Dean Del Sesto

A SHIFT A DAY FOR YOUR BEST YEAR YET 365 Ways to Improve Your Life, Career, and Relationships By: Dean Del Sesto Published: March 5, 2019 Publisher: Revell Books Non-Fiction What started out as personal development emails sent out to various clients and vendors has turned into Dean Del Sesto becoming an author. His “Shift…
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Children’s Book Review: Vacation for Dexter! By Lindsay Ward

VACATION FOR DEXTER! A Dexter T. Rexter Book By: Lindsay Ward Published: April 16, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction Dexter the Dinosaur is leaving with the family to go to Florida. He assumes it will be the road trip of a lifetime…until they arrive at the airport. Dexter has never flown before and is quite…
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Children’s Book Review: Our Great Big Backyard By Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager

OUR GREAT BIG BACKYARD By: Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager Illustrated by: Jacqueline Rogers Published: May 10, 2016 Publisher: Harper – HarperCollins Publishers Non-Fiction Summer is here and many families are planning out their road trips whether it is to visit family members or for a family vacation. Our family has taken many road…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – June 2019 Edition

I’ve returned from two trips, one to Minnesota and the other to Florida. I haven’t done a lot of reading since I was busy with graduation and preparing for these trips. But I do have a —– to tell you about. I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment.…
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Children’s Book Review: Amazing Nature Books from Prestel Publishing

WONDERS OF NATURE Explorations in the World of Birds, Insects, and Fish By: Florence Guiraud Published: October 2, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction Author Florence Guiraud has a love for the beauty of insects, birds, and fish. In this book, she chose the most fascinating from the species and cataloged them here to not only…
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