Just What Kind of Mother Are You?

Just What Kind of Mother Are You?

This was a nerve-wracking, tense, and terrifying novel. Like Lisa, the main character, I tend to be absent-minded. Thankfully, my absentminded-ness has never resulted in a situation like this one! Lisa forgets that her daughter’s friend was supposed to sleep-over–or rather, her daughter stayed home sick from school and Lisa… Read more »

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Promise Me Something by Sara Kocek

Promise Me Something by Sara Kocek

Trigger warnings for Suicide, Homophobia, and Alcohol Promise Me Something is an uncomfortable book to read. There were parts where I had to put my book down and take a couple deep breaths because it was so hard, times when I was almost crying. And that is why this book… Read more »

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Monster Needs One More!

Monster Needs One More!

Another adorable picture book from Natalie Marshall that can easily be seen as a sequel to Monster, Be Good! In this book, instead of children learning how to get their own monsters to behave, they learn a little bit about counting and simple addition. As the day goes by for… Read more »

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Consume by Melissa Darnell

Consume by Melissa Darnell

Have I mentioned before what a bad habit I have of ¬†picking up a book with a beautiful cover only to realize after I’ve started reading that… this is a series. And this isn’t the first. Why yes, this is yet another case of that happening. And while I spent… Read more »

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Monster, Be Good!

Monster, Be Good!

This is a charming picture book that is filled with a variety of bright, and fun monsters. Unfortunately, all of these monsters are misbehaving in some way, whether it’s that they’re crabby or selfish. It is very much intended for a younger audience, I’d say in the 2-6 range, though… Read more »

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The Exodus Towers by Jason M. Hough

The Exodus Towers by Jason M. Hough

The Exodus Towers is the thrilling sequel to The Darwin Elevator. And like The Darwin¬†Elevator, this book is full of action and suspense, and alien technology. The story telling is so well written that it’s almost visual and I have no problems losing myself in this strange future with these… Read more »

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