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Poison Princess – Kresley Cole

★ Didn't enjoy this one nearly as much as I thought I would.  It's probably a case of it's not you, it's me. Eff it. Okay. I'm gonna get real here. It's you (book). Totally all on you. We start with a sterotypical white, blond Pretty-Pretty girl who tragically has "mental health issues". Essentially, this girl is either A) hallucinating or… Continue reading Poison Princess – Kresley Cole

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Gathering Moss – Robin Wall Kimmerer

Shout out to this fabulous book, it made a guest appearance in my latest YouTube Video (all about making fun nature things out of felt). The written review: ★★★★★ There is an ancient conversation going on between mosses and rocks, poetry to be sure. About light and shadow and the drift of continents. Dr Kimmerer takes us… Continue reading Gathering Moss – Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Called to Be Creative -Mary Potter Kenyon

★★★★ ½ Sometimes we instinctively know what will bring us happiness. Mary Potter Kenyon used to love to write as a kid but as she grew older, she grew out of the just-for-fun writing. It was only after the loss of a loved one that she realized how much time she sacrificed and how much she neglected… Continue reading Called to Be Creative -Mary Potter Kenyon

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Geekerella – Ashley Poston

★★★★ ½ Look to the stars. Aim. Ignite. Elle Wittimer loves, loves, loves Starfield - it has all the best elements of all the best fandoms. Her late mother and father both loved it, and her father was the man behind the convention for Starfield. Currently, Elle lives with her Step-mom and twin step-siblings and… Continue reading Geekerella – Ashley Poston

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Snoozapalooza by Kimberlee Gard, Vivian Mineker

★★★★★ A cold wind blows, and snow starts to fall, Mouse hides in a den that's cozy and small. Winter is right around the corner and all the hibernating animals are dropping off to sleep. One little mouse is the first one to go to bed. He dozes and dreams, tucked out of sight, A snoozapalooza… Continue reading Snoozapalooza by Kimberlee Gard, Vivian Mineker

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The Deep – Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, & Jonathan Snipes

Throwback to when I made a tTierlist Booktube Video ranking all my January Books. Now that you know where this one stands, check out the video to see the rest! The Written Review: ★★ “What is belonging?” we ask. She says, “Where loneliness ends.” Yetu is the only one out of her mermaid tribe that knows… Continue reading The Deep – Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, & Jonathan Snipes

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The Runaway Shirt – Kathy MacMillan, Julia Castano

★★★★ ½ "I think I will fold this shirt next," she said. "First one sleeve, then the other. Then I fold it in half." A "lady" and a "shirt" (aka a mom and her child wearing an oversized shirt) have quite the adventure. The lady is insisting on folding the shirt...but the shirt has other plans.… Continue reading The Runaway Shirt – Kathy MacMillan, Julia Castano

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If You Were Me and Lived in… Colonial America – Carole P. Roman, Sarah Wright (Illustrations)

★★★★ They were traveling to a land where colonies of people like them were able to settle in homes and worship the way they wanted. Colonial America was certainly an interesting time! This lovely little book describes what life was like when America was first settled. It starts with why the colonials left England and… Continue reading If You Were Me and Lived in… Colonial America – Carole P. Roman, Sarah Wright (Illustrations)