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The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass – Adan Jerreat-Poole

★★★ "Eventually she would turn back into the parts that the witch had used to make her - a girl stitched together out of beetle shells and cranberries and a witch's greed." Eli spent her entire life in under the thumb of the witches. Through the help of her seven magical blades, she's made countless ghost… Continue reading The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass – Adan Jerreat-Poole

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Nita’s Day – Kathy MacMillan & Sara Brezzi

★★★★ Good morning, Nita! Time to wake up!WAKE UP, signs Nita. This sweet little board book follows a day in the life of little Nita. From the moment she wakes up to being tucked in by mom and dad, Nita is on the go, go, go! However, Nita is so young that she cannot talk yet. So, how will… Continue reading Nita’s Day – Kathy MacMillan & Sara Brezzi

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To Sleep in a Sea of Stars – Christopher Paolini

When Netgalley granted my request, I just knew that I had to Vlog the Reading Experience . The Written Review Kira Navárez has always been fascinated by the outer worlds - specifically, life on other planets. She's spent her life traveling to the edges of the known universe to categorize and learn from the microbes and other creatures. Her latest… Continue reading To Sleep in a Sea of Stars – Christopher Paolini

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A Conjuring of Light – V.E. Schwab

★ Rhy: I messed with magic. Nearly killed everyone. Actually, it's still killing everyone. Lila: ... Alucard: Respect your limitations. Lila: ... Kell: I've literally used magic my entire life and you've been at it for what, two months? This will literally kill you. Lila: That's it. I'm calling mom. Schwab: By the power of author, I grant thee to do the… Continue reading A Conjuring of Light – V.E. Schwab

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A Gathering of Shadows – V.E. Schwab

★★★★ She bent most of the rules. She broke the rest. There are four Londons, layered on top of each other, each existing without knowing of the other. Black London - wild, untamed magic. All-consuming madness. White London - crippled, desperate, hungry magic. Slowly dying. Red London - vibrant, thriving, full of magic Grey London - the "boring" London, no… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows – V.E. Schwab

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A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab

★★★★ “I'm not going to die," she said. "Not till I've seen it." "Seen what?" Her smile widened. "Everything.” Kell - one of the last Antari - is playing a dangerous game. Being an Antari, he travels between worlds.  He knows of four worlds and all four of them have one, conveniently overlapping city: London. Grey London -… Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab

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Skunk and Badger – Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen

★★★★ Badger didn't normally shut the door on animals that knocked. But there was too much slick in this one's stripe... Badger lives in a little brownstone home thanks to the generosity of Aunt Lula, a pine martin. All Badger wants is to be left alone to do his Important Rock Work but then...Aunt Lula invites a roommate to… Continue reading Skunk and Badger – Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson – Mitch Albom

★★★★ "You know, Mitch, now that I'm dying, I've become much more interesting to people." While he was an undergrad, Mitch absolutely loved Morrie Schwartz's college courses - he took every class that professor taught. But, like most students, Mitch lost contact with everything and anything to do with his undergraduate years as soon as he graduated. That is...until… Continue reading Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson – Mitch Albom

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Zombie Walkabout – Phillip Murrel

★★★★ ½ This book is dedicated to Patient Zero apocalypse. Your sacrifice will lead to these adventures. The Zombie Apocalypse has come...and gone. But the fun is here to stay. While there's no denying that Australia was among the worst-hit continents, they are pulling themselves up by their bootstraps and are making the best of a bad situation.… Continue reading Zombie Walkabout – Phillip Murrel