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 [...]

REVIEW| UP FOR AIR

REVIEW| UP FOR AIR

Disclaimer: I received a copy of Up for Air from the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. SYNOPSIS Thirteen-year-old Annabelle struggles in school, no matter how hard she tries. But as soon as she dives into the pool, she’s unstoppable. She’s the fastest girl on the middle school swim team, and when [...]