TROWBRIDGE ROAD, by Marcella Pixley, Candlewick Press

In a stunning novel set in the 1980s, a girl with heavy secrets awakens her sleepy street to the complexities of love and courage.It’s the summer of ’83 on Trowbridge Road, and June Bug Jordan is hungry. Months after her father’s death from complications from AIDS, her mother has stopped cooking and refuses to leave … Continue reading TROWBRIDGE ROAD, by Marcella Pixley, Candlewick Press

TOGETHER BY CHRISTMAS, by Karen Swan, MacMillan/Pan MacMillan

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Escape to the snow-covered streets of Amsterdam in this deeply romantic read, featuring twists, turns and characters you'll fall in love with. Out October 2020 448 Pages MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion. I've had the pleasure of reading and reviewing all of Karen … Continue reading TOGETHER BY CHRISTMAS, by Karen Swan, MacMillan/Pan MacMillan

CHRISTMAS IN WINTER HILL, By Melody Carlson, Revell/Baker Publishing

What Is Christmas Without a Town Called Christmasville? Krista Galloway is not a fan of Christmas. After her rough childhood in multiple foster homes, the holiday season just brings too many bad memories to the surface. But when she accepts a job as a city manager in the mountain town of Winter Hill, Washington, Christmas … Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN WINTER HILL, By Melody Carlson, Revell/Baker Publishing

WAR IS OVER, by David Almond, Illustrated by David Litchfield, Candlewick Press

Hope Transcends All Transcending its time and period, this moving and lyrical story, beautifully illustrated, explores the fear and hope of children in time of war. I am just a child. How can I be at war? It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's father is fighting in the trenches far away in France, while … Continue reading WAR IS OVER, by David Almond, Illustrated by David Litchfield, Candlewick Press

MCTAVISH GOES WILD, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

What a Good Boy! It's summer and the Peachey family is in crisis - again. Youngest child Betty Peachey is trying to persuade the family to go to the Faraway Campsite of Ma Peachey's idyllic dreams. But most of the Peacheys are still resisting. Pa Peachey is convinced that terrible dangers lurk in the `wild', … Continue reading MCTAVISH GOES WILD, by Meg Rosoff, Illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press

CAT NINJA, EPIC! by Matthew Cody, Yehudi Mercado, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Cunning, Brave... My Hero! Beware, villains! Cat Ninja may appear to be nothing more than a silly internet meme. But he is evil's greatest enemy, and the silent master of Kat Fu and carpet scratching! From Epic! Originals, Cat Ninja is a hilarious graphic novel series about a lovable cat with a heroic alter-ego. Raised from a … Continue reading CAT NINJA, EPIC! by Matthew Cody, Yehudi Mercado, Andrews McMeel Publishing

CREATURE CAMPERS: SURPRISE UNDER THE STARS, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Joe McGee, Bea Tormo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Creature Campers are back for another adventure! To pass their map and compass skills test, they must find their way to a hidden spot in the forest, where a picnic feast awaits! Follow Norm the Bigfoot and his friends as they brave a swampy lake, a scheming creature collector, and a starry night surprise … Continue reading CREATURE CAMPERS: SURPRISE UNDER THE STARS, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Joe McGee, Bea Tormo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Undersea Mystery Club is going on a treasure hunt! In Book 2 of the series, Violet and Wally discover an old chest hidden in a sea cavern. In order to uncover who put it there and why, they’ll have to figure out how to open its rusty lock!The mystery of the hidden chest sends … Continue reading UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

ODD DOG OUT, by Rob Biddulph, Harper Collins Publishers

Ingenious and Delightful! It’s a dog’s life in the big city… Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph.For busy dogsA busy dayOf busy workAnd busy play But one dog doesn’t quite fit in. It’s lonely … Continue reading ODD DOG OUT, by Rob Biddulph, Harper Collins Publishers