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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

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The Tropic of Serpents – Marie Brennan

★★★★ I wanted only to study dragons, but first I had to get past the humans... Three years ago, Lady Trent was finally granted the ability to study dragons in the field. She had a wonderful set of adventures with her husband in Vystranna and made many discoveries to push the bounds of knowledge regarding dragons. Just… Continue reading The Tropic of Serpents – Marie Brennan

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A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan

★★★★ ½ One benefit of being an old woman now, and moreover one who has been called a "national treasure," is that there are very few who can tell me what I may and may not write. Ever since she was a child, Isabella was obsessed, absolutely obsessed, with dragons. She would spent long hours curled up with her favorite… Continue reading A Natural History of Dragons – Marie Brennan