YA Book Review

The Wednesday Review: Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

The Book: Book Title: Puddin' Book Author: Julie Murphy Genre: YA Contemporary Publishing Date: May 8th, 2018 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Synopsis: It is a companion novel to Dumplin', which follows supporting characters from the first book in the months after Willowdean's star turn in the Clover City pageant.  Millie Michalchuk has gone to fat camp every year… Continue reading The Wednesday Review: Puddin’ by Julie Murphy

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Faerie Tale Friday: Mermaid by Carolyn Turgeon

The Book: Book Title: Mermaid Book Author: Carolyn Turgeon Genre: Faerie Tale Retelling Publishing Date: March 1st, 2011 Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Synopsis: Princess Margrethe has been hidden away while her kingdom is at war. One gloomy, windswept morning, as she stands in a convent garden overlooking the icy sea, she witnesses a miracle: a glittering mermaid emerging… Continue reading Faerie Tale Friday: Mermaid by Carolyn Turgeon

YA Book Review

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Book: Book Title: The Poet X Book Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Genre: YA Contemporary Publishing Date: March 6th, 2018 Publisher: HarperTeen Synopsis: A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. Xiomara Batista feels unheard and… Continue reading The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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Calendar Girls: August Theme And Updates

"My heart's in a whirl..." Hello Calendar Girls Participants! It's been so sweet seeing all your Bookish OTP's! We hope you added some amazing books to your TBR for a Summer full of love and perfect pairing, or, a summer full of dynamic duos that are just too good not to read! Now that Summer… Continue reading Calendar Girls: August Theme And Updates