It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/6/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Board Books Rapunzel (Once Upon a World) written by Chloe Perkins  illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan   I loved the illustrations in the book. I also like the idea … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/6/17

Deadlands: Boneyard – Dark Fantasy Review

Deadlands: Boneyard by Seanan McGuire I received a free copy of this book to review At a Glance Genre(s): adult dark fantasy, weird west, horror, Age Range: Adult Plot: Set in the haunted frontier, Annie Pearl is the keeper of the oddities and freaks in the Blackstone Family Circus and Travelling Wonder Show. As the circus travels to Oregon for one last show before winter sets in, will Annie be able to keep the monsters at bay, or will her past finally catch up with her? Pros: The premise is fantastic I like the folklore tie-ins The author was good … Continue reading Deadlands: Boneyard – Dark Fantasy Review

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XII (RIPXII)

Two years ago in November (2015), I discovered the R.I.P community reading challenge. Anyone who has been around me for even a little bit knows that I am head over heels in love with Autumn, Halloween and anything creepy. And I also love to read. It’s like the R.I.P. challenge was created just for me! Of course it was too late to officially participate the year I discover it, but I was so excited to give it a go the following year (2016). Fast forward 10 months, and I was 8 months pregnant and moving across country. Needless to say, … Continue reading R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XII (RIPXII)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          September Book Giveaway: My full review here September’s book giveaway is Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon. The giveaway will go live here on the blog this Sunday, September … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/28/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well.   Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Picture Books written by Erica S. Perl illustrated by Henry Cole I enjoyed this first book, Chicken Butt, but this one fell flat. The concept is great, but … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/28/17