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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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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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A Flag for the Flying Dragon – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ ½ There was nothing but calm waters and smooth sailing ahead of him. The day started well - the crew members of the Flying Dragon were doing all their chores, the ship is zipping around and everyone is getting along... or are they? There was a cry of distress, a commotion broke out high over… Continue reading A Flag for the Flying Dragon – Carole P. Roman

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Let’s Be Kind – Ekaterina Trukhan (Illustrations), Amy Pixton (Creator)

★★★★ How can we be kind today? This short and sweet book focuses on all the manners. The baby in this book wakes up and spends all day with the family - and helps out with every task. Let's share our toys. Overall, this was a cute, little book. It is extremely short but the words are really… Continue reading Let’s Be Kind – Ekaterina Trukhan (Illustrations), Amy Pixton (Creator)

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Green Witchcraft – Paige Vanderbeck

★★★★ One of the first things I learned about real witchcraft was that it was a path for those who wanted to live in harmony with the earth... Green witchcraft definitely doesn't live up to the broomsticks and cauldrons stereotypes. In fact, it's surprisingly wholesome and well-meaning. Thinking that you know everything is probably one of the worst curses… Continue reading Green Witchcraft – Paige Vanderbeck

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Good Night, Baboon! -Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illustrations)

★★★★★ 10 big baboons get ready for bed. 1 baby baboon stays UP instead! This book makes me want to kidnap a child to read to them. This adorable little countdown book starts with a baboon family of 10 getting ready for bed... all except for one! And the baby baboon decides to check out what… Continue reading Good Night, Baboon! -Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illustrations)

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Strangers on the High Seas – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ ½ "I'm glad little Cayla is on board. The more the merrier, I always say." Captain No Beard is about to get another new crew member - Cayla. Captain No Beard, his cousin Hallie and their assorted crew members have a well-oiled ship...and when Cayla joined... it is different. And he isn't sure if he likes… Continue reading Strangers on the High Seas – Carole P. Roman

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The Gravity of Us – Phil Stamper

Another Booktube video - this time all about the Top 10 Books of 2020 (so far) . Now that you know this fabulous book made the list, check out the video to see the rest! ★★★★ I'm interested in him purely from a journalistic standpoint. Cal may only be seventeen but he's breaking barriers for year -… Continue reading The Gravity of Us – Phil Stamper

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The Mother Code – Carole Stivers

★★★★ ½ "If all of this is true, then you are asking me to solve a monumental problem..." A man made pandemic is released in 2049 and the world is absolutely reeling. The world's best scientists are scrambling for a cure. They're not giving up...but they're also coming to the stunning realization. ...we don't have time to save… Continue reading The Mother Code – Carole Stivers