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Stuck – Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is immensely talented; his illustrations can be found in many popular children’s books. He is also an outstanding author. Stuck is a terrific tale that chronicles what it takes to get a stuck kite out of a tree. Young or old, you cannot help but smile and perhaps even giggle at the creativity […]

The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency: The Case of the Missing Moonstone – Jordan Stratford

This series is filled with history, mystery, and science. The main characters are fashioned from the lives of Ada Lovelace (the world’s first computer programmer) and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) in the year 1826. In this version of their stories, the girls meet as tween girls and start a detective agency. This is a […]

GIVEAWAY – ‘Hunting Hope’ by Nika Maples (Plus a Giveaway and Live Webcast)

At twenty, Nika Maples learned that when hope was all she had, she claimed it boldly while defying all odds to recover from a devastating stroke. The lessons from that struggle are powerful and universal, and she shares those lessons in her new book, Hunting Hope. Doctors warned that she had as little as […]

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas – David Almond

Not many people appreciate fish like Stanley Potts does, and when he leaves his uncle’s home and joins the circus, he discovers his own unique path. This quirky, fantasy based tale was a quick enjoyable read.

Frog on a Log? – Kes Gray

Little frog isn’t too excited about sitting on a log and sets out to explore other options. Frog on a Log? is a fun rhyming book that would be a great text for a read-a-loud.

The Little Paris Bookshop – Nina George

The Little Paris Bookshop takes you on an unforgettable journey through the French countryside. Quirky characters and a plot which focuses on the healing nature of reading, made this an enjoyable read from start to finish.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Random House Publishing, no other compensation was given. All remarks […]

Hunting Hope: Dig Through the Darkness to Find the Light – Nika Maples

Hunting Hope is a powerful book that encourages the reader to hunt for hope even in the darkest seasons of one’s life. Using her own story as a foundation for the text, coupled with scriptural references, this book provides tremendous inspiration.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Litfuse Publicity Group, no other […]

Blogging Break

Unfortunately, there will be no new posts this week. My next new post will be Monday, May 9th.