Book Review: Phyllo Cane and the Magical Menagerie, Sharn W. Hutton

Book Review: Phyllo Cane and the Magical Menagerie, Phyllo Cane Book 2, Sharn W. Hutton   Shared Reading: Phyllo Cane and the Magical Menagerie, Phyllo Cane Book 2, Sharn W. Hutton Blog Tour September 9, 2022   Phyllo Cane of the Cane family confectioners has demonstrated that he is NOT a very good confectioner. The circus ringmaster […]

Book Review: Quest for Atlantis, Marisa Noelle

Book Review: Quest for Atlantis, The Mermaid Chronicles Book 2, Marisa Noelle   Young Adult/Fantasy: Quest for Atlantis, The Mermaid Chronicles Book 2, Marisa Noelle   I will be honest with you, gentle readers. I am not the best audience for a fantasy young adult romance. Or, really, any romance. My wife can assure you, […]

Blog Tour: Erma Does the Math, Ann Strawn

Book Review: Erma Does the Math, Ann Strawn Nonfiction/Biography: Erma Does the Math, Ann Strawn   This book is an obvious labor of for author Ann Strawn about her great aunt Erma Tynes Walker. Erma worked alongside Katherine Johnson and Mary Jackson as part of the team of African American women who calculated the flight […]

Blog Tour: The Dance of the Snow Tractors, Siena

Book Review: The Dance of the Snow Tractors, Siena and Illustrated by Shannon Wilvers   Picture Book Preschool: The Dance of the Snow Tractors, Siena and Illustrated by Shannon Wilvers   Siena, who lives in Canada, shares her story of how she spends a day after a large snowfall. The highlight of her day is […]

Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, The Underland Chronicles Book 2, Suzanne Collins   Shared Reading/Fantasy: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, The Underland Chronicles Book 2, Suzanne Collins   New York teenager Gregor has successfully returned from the Underland with his toddler sister Boots after rescuing their father from his captivity at the paws […]

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, The Underland Chronicles Book 1, Suzanne Collins   Shared Reading/Fantasy: Gregor the Overlander, The Underland Chronicles Book 1, Suzanne Collins   Gregor is eleven years old, living in a New York City apartment with his mother, grandmother, and two younger sisters. Forced to grow up quickly after the disappearance of […]

Book Review: Victories Greater than Death, Charlie Jane Anders

Book Review: Victories Greater than Death, Unstoppable Book 1, Charlie Jane Anders Young Adult/Science Fiction: Victories Greater than Death, Unstoppable Book 1, Charlie Jane Anders Publication Date April 21, 2021   Science fiction writers are known for their vivid imaginations. Fiction alone is one thing, but imagining things that just aren’t is something entirely different. […]