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What We Will Become – Mimi Lemay

★★★★ God did not make mistakes, therefore it was I who must be fundamentally flawed. It never occurred to me that my rabbis could be wrong. Being a mother of a transgender child is a controversy in and of itself....now imagine if the transgender child is under the age of five. Mimi spent much of her… Continue reading What We Will Become – Mimi Lemay

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Saving Sadie – Joal Derse Dauer & Elizabeth Ridley

Initial Reaction Ohhh man. Like literally 50 pages in and I've teared up twice. If I don't end up a bawling mess, it will be a miracle. Update Gorgeous book. Absolutely gorgeous. The Review Joal Dauer was dropping off blankets at her local dog shelter when something caught her eye. There was this shepherd mix,… Continue reading Saving Sadie – Joal Derse Dauer & Elizabeth Ridley

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Girl, Stop Apologizing – Rachel Hollis

★★★ You are allowed to want more for yourself for no other reason than because it makes your heart happy. Okay, right off the bat, this book is catchy. It's like super catchy. She knows how to say something and frame it in a fabulous way to keep the audience glued to this book. She knows… Continue reading Girl, Stop Apologizing – Rachel Hollis

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Little Owl’s Bedtime by Debi Gliori & Alison Brown

Little Owl was snuggled up with Mommy Owl sharing a bedtime story. It was late o'clock. It's bedtime for Little Owl and his younger brother, but just as his mom leans over to give him one final tuck and a peck on the cheek... "NO," said Little Owl. "NO, NO, NO!" Little Owl does NOT… Continue reading Little Owl’s Bedtime by Debi Gliori & Alison Brown

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By Book or By Crook – Eva Gates

★★★★ Jane Austen. My literary idol. So close. Lucy has hit a bit of a rough patch. She spent over a decade at the Harvard Library, fulfilling her love for literature...but then an engagement rears its ugly head and family pressure from all sides...she takes off. She retreats to the Outer Banks and is quickly hired as… Continue reading By Book or By Crook – Eva Gates

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Cairo’s First Halloween – Erica D. Allen

"I'll create 31 costumes! One for every day in October!" she exclaimed. It's officially spooky season and Cairo's mommy is so excited. But...how could she choose just ONE costume? So, she decides to make 31 costumes - so Cairo can celebrate every day in October! On the first day of Halloween, Cairo's mommy dressed him as a skunk, because he's so… Continue reading Cairo’s First Halloween – Erica D. Allen

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Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Marie Brennan

★★★★★ "Oh, I am skeptical," I assured him. "But also curious." Lady Trent, the world's foremost dragon naturalist, is penning another book - one that hints at why she became so world-renowned. But first, she needs to go on one last adventure. My heart stuttered in its beat. Perhaps you think it was a foolish reaction After… Continue reading Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Marie Brennan

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In the Labyrinth of Drakes – Marie Brennan

★★★★ ½ If I misstep, it goes far beyond me. Errors on my part are proof that women are unsuited to professional work. Jane Goodall - but with dragons. I know, right? The famous (and famously scandalous) Lady Trent has studied dragons across the lands, she's back again for a new adventure. “I honestly cannot tell… Continue reading In the Labyrinth of Drakes – Marie Brennan

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The Voyage of the Basilisk – Marie Brennan

★★★★★ Good manners warred with curiosity, and lost. Freshly back from her journey to the Tropic of Serpents, Lady Trent finds herself tempted by a two-year trip around the world. The reason? Dragons. And while many a person would object to a lady (gasp) wanting to further the field of science (double gasp), Lady Trent refuses… Continue reading The Voyage of the Basilisk – Marie Brennan