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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

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The Other People – C.J. Tudor

★★★★★ "Daddy!" Then a hand reached back, grabbed her arm and yanked her down. Out of sight. Gone. Vanished. Three years ago, Gabe witnesses the disappearance of his daughter...only to find out she was dead (along with his wife). But...he's never believed it. There was always something niggling in the back of his mind. ...he had… Continue reading The Other People – C.J. Tudor

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Stuck in the Doldrums – Carole P. Roman

★★★★ "We are marooned," he groaned. Oh NO! Not the Doldrums!! Captain No Beard and his crew are ready for adventures...only it appears that the adventures aren't ready for them. The winds are no longer blowing and their ship is stuck at an island. And everything goes well at first but soon...the captain starts to get restless.… Continue reading Stuck in the Doldrums – Carole P. Roman

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Essential Pregnancy Q&A – Bryn Huntpalmer

Being pregnant can feel like an open invitation for advice from everyone in your life... There is a LOT of information out there, and while you do get to visit the doctor several times throughout the pregnancy...it's hard to cram in weeks worth of questions in such a short time. I often wished I had my care… Continue reading Essential Pregnancy Q&A – Bryn Huntpalmer