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If You Were Me and Lived in… the Mayan Empire – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to live during the Mayan Empire - over 1500 years ago? Then pick up this fabulous book! You can learn all about this ancient culture - from their clothes to their foods to their habits and cities. Each city had a temple for worship… Continue reading If You Were Me and Lived in… the Mayan Empire – Carole P. Roman

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Don’t Call the Wolf – Aleksandra Ross

★★★★★ "Evil wrapped itself around the little village. Evil walked the crumbling streets…It looked down from the rafters with glowing eyes" Ren, the seventeen-year-old forest Queen, spent her entire life fighting monsters in her forest and protecting the remaining human villages within its bounds. And then, from that darkness, rose a queen She's a shifter… Continue reading Don’t Call the Wolf – Aleksandra Ross

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The Kingdom of Back – Marie Lu

★★★★ I am going to tell you a story you already know. But listen carefully, because within it is one you have never heard before. There's two Mozarts, but the world remembered only one of them. Nannerl, had one wish - to be remembered. She and her brother toured all throughout Europe but despite all her… Continue reading The Kingdom of Back – Marie Lu

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One to Ten: Squirrel’s Bad Day – Carole P. Roman, Mateya Arkova (Illustrations)

Here's a throwback to my Booktube Video all about the wonderful and fabulous world of Carole P Roman! Poor little Squirrel. It's a bad day. A really bad day. An unimaginably bad day. Little Squirrel tripped and lost all of his acorns in the river. It's the worst day in his life. But then he bumps into his friend Rabbit,… Continue reading One to Ten: Squirrel’s Bad Day – Carole P. Roman, Mateya Arkova (Illustrations)

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Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell

★★★★★ “Ha! Does Agatha know we're coming?" "It'll be a surprise!" Penny says. "Surprise!" Baz singsongs. "It's your ex-boyfriend and his boyfriend and that girl you never liked very much!"” Sooo...Simon did what he set out to do. He defeated the Big Bad, restored peace to the lands and even snagged a hot vampire boyfriend… Continue reading Wayward Son – Rainbow Rowell

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A Misfit Midwinter – Simon Brading

★★★★ ½ Kitty stopped when she saw Gwen’s pallor and wrapped an arm around her. ‘Come on, let’s get you below.’ Gwen just survived the events from book 2, which left her shattered and exhausted. She's not quite sure how to deal or continue but luckily she has Kitty on her side. Kitty, the American girl… Continue reading A Misfit Midwinter – Simon Brading

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The Time for Vengeance – Simon Brading

The May Reading Vlog (aka tier listing 30+ books) is up! Now that you know where this one ranks, click the link to check out the rest! The Written Review the Beast was always there, only a few steps behind, not giving them a chance to close their eyes, concentrate, and find safety. Sam Vives has survived… Continue reading The Time for Vengeance – Simon Brading

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Being a Captain is Hard Work – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ Captain No Beard stood on the deck of the Flying Dragon and watched his crew hard at work. Another day on the Flying Dragon - everyone is doing what they do best...everyone except the Captain. When Mondo the Monkey says not to sail, the Captain overrules. Captain No Beard shook his head. "I don't believe… Continue reading Being a Captain is Hard Work – Carole P. Roman