Blog Tour: A Surprise Party & four other stories – Milo McGivern

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: On a mysterious and far away island, strange things are happening. With no people in sight, a wonderful collection of talking animals are having extraordinary, funny adventures. … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Surprise Party & four other stories – Milo McGivern

Catch-Up Quickies 11

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 11

Catch-Up Quickies 9

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 9

Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed / The Becket List – Adele Griffin

*I received a free copy of these books with thanks to the author and Amanda Dissinger at Algonquin Young Readers. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* I am utterly thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Adele Griffin’s Blackberry Farm series, and to share my thoughts with you on Books 1 and 2 … Continue reading Blog Tour: All Pets Allowed / The Becket List – Adele Griffin

Catch-Up Quickies 6

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 6

Blog Tour: D.M. Mullan’s Curious Tales: Hector – D.M. Mullan, illustrated by Kirsteen Harris-Jones

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Tiny Tree Books and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: If something is missing, and you’re feeling blue, you could learn from Hector, who feels this way too. This little genius lives in an … Continue reading Blog Tour: D.M. Mullan’s Curious Tales: Hector – D.M. Mullan, illustrated by Kirsteen Harris-Jones

The Extremely Embarrassing Life of Lottie Brooks – Katie Kirby

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Puffin – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The first book in the hilarious new series for children by the bestselling creator of Hurrah For Gin. Lottie Brooks is 11 ¾ and her life is … Continue reading The Extremely Embarrassing Life of Lottie Brooks – Katie Kirby

The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Penguin Random House. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: With shades of ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES and FIVE FEET APART, THE WORLD BETWEEN US is a powerful and thought-provoking story about falling in love with someone a whole … Continue reading The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Puffin – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The first adventure in a spellbinding new magical world. Cordelia comes from a long line of magical milliners, who weave alchemy and enchantment into every hat. In … Continue reading The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

Victoria’s War – Catherine A. Hamilton

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Plain View Press and Mindbuck Media. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: In Victoria's War, Hamilton gives voice to the courageous Polish women who were kidnapped into the real-life Nazi slave labor operation during WWII. Inspired by true stories, … Continue reading Victoria’s War – Catherine A. Hamilton