6 Top Kidlit Blogs to Follow

6 Top Kidlit Blogs to Follow

If you love "kid lit" (children's literature) like I do, you'll love these top kid lit blogs! Anyone who knows me or reads this blog knows how much I adore children's literature. Honestly, my reasons for loving the genre would make for a reasonably long essay. But that is not today's topic of discussion. Today, [...]

REVIEW| I LOVE YOU SO MOCHI

REVIEW| I LOVE YOU SO MOCHI

Disclaimer: I received an ARC of I Love You So Mochi from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. SYNOPSIS Kimi Nakamura loves a good fashion statement. She's obsessed with transforming everyday ephemera into Kimi Originals: bold outfits that make her and her friends feel brave, fabulous, and like the Ultimate versions of themselves. [...]

REVIEW| THIS SIDE OF HOME

REVIEW| THIS SIDE OF HOME

SYNOPSIS In This Side of Home, Identical twins Nikki and Maya have been on the same page for everything—friends, school, boys and starting off their adult lives at a historically African-American college. But as their neighborhood goes from rough-and-tumble to up-and-coming, suddenly filled with pretty coffee shops and boutiques, Nikki is thrilled while Maya feels [...]

REVIEW| I’M TELLING THE TRUTH, BUT I’M LYING: ESSAYS

REVIEW| I’M TELLING THE TRUTH, BUT I’M LYING: ESSAYS

Disclaimer: I received an electronic ARC of I'm Telling the Truth, But I'm Lying from Harper Perennial via Edelweiss. My review contains my unbiased opinion. SYNOPSISA deeply personal collection of essays exploring Nigerian-American author Bassey Ikpi’s experiences navigating Bipolar II and anxiety throughout the course of her life. Summary: I'm Telling the Truth, But I'm [...]

REVIEW| FINDING PERFECT

REVIEW| FINDING PERFECT

Finding Perfect SYNOPSIS To Molly Nathans, perfect is: • The number four • The tip of a newly sharpened number two pencil • A crisp, white pad of paper • Her neatly aligned glass animal figurines What’s not perfect is Molly’s mother leaving the family to take a faraway job with the promise to return [...]

PICTURE BOOK FRIDAY: ANTONINO’S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

PICTURE BOOK FRIDAY: ANTONINO’S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

Disclaimer: I received an electronic copy of Antonino's Impossible Dream from Beaming Books in exchange for an honest review. SYNOPSIS A new picture book from Beaming Books and winner of the Beaming Books Picture Book Writing Contest! Antonino is a young artist who dreams of painting a masterpiece, an impossible dream he calls Friend. When [...]