Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – October 2021 Edition

A roundup of some of my recent reads in a mini-review format including nonfiction and fiction books and audiobooks.
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Children’s Book Review: This Book is Not a Bedtime Story by Eoin McLaughlin

A scary bedtime story that isn't scary. Monsters try to be scary but instead are just silly in this fun bedtime story.
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Children’s Book Review: Violets are Blue by Barbara Dee

Wren has a lot going on, divorced parents, a new step-mom, a new town, a new school, and her mom's secrets. She just wants to disappear in the Cat FX makeup videos and shut out everyone else. Can a new adventure break her out of her shell?
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Children’s Book Review: Liberty’s Civil Rights Road Trip by Michael W. Waters

Liberty's family and friends take a bus trip to visit all the important places during the civil rights movement.
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Books that Came My Way in September 2021

A round-up of all the new books added to my shelves in September 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Book Review: Guitars by Patricia Lakin

The art and science as well as the history of making guitars.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Sleuth & Solve Spooky by Victor Escandell and Ana Gallo

Spooky stories to read and solve the mystery at the end using cryptography.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Halloween Treat Hide-and-Seek by Olivia Aserr

Interactive Hide and Seek features with lift the flaps and a turning wheel make Halloween fun for toddlers.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Tiny T. Rex and the Tricks of Treating by Jonathan Stutzman

Tiny T. Rex and his friends share 6 of the best tips for trick-or-treating in this cute board book.
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Book Review: A Most Clever Girl by Stephanie Marie Thornton

The fictionalized account of Elizabeth Bentley, an American Spy for Russia during WWII and the Cold War who eventually turns everything over to the FBI.
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