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February 07, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Adorable from start to finish

DUCK, DUCK, DINOSAUR is such a cute book about mama Duck’s family and growing up. Her three children, two ducks Feather and Flap and a dinosaur Spike are getting too big for the nest and will have to find their own place to nest soon. While trying out different places...

January 29, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Family and Magic

HUBBLE BUBBLE’s cover is what instantly drew me towards this book, but the amazing characters are what sealed my love for it. This book is separated into three different stories The Super-Spooky Fright Night, Teddy Trouble, and Granny Makes A Splash. All three follow Pandora and her Granny Crow as...

January 28, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Keeps you on the edge of your seat

High school students Charlotte Holmes and Jamie Watson are at it again in the follow up to an amazing and brilliant new twist on the classic Holmes and Watson. THE LAST OF AUGUST picks up with Charlotte and Jamie on their break. When Charlotte’s Uncle Leander goes missing Charlotte is...

January 23, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Funny and Creative

BOB AND JOSS GET LOST is an adorable book about two boys, Bob who is bored and Joss who seems to take it easy, after taking a boat trip they get lost. Causing Bob to panic and Joss to relax on the beach. There are so many...

January 22, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Friendship at its best

Tugboat Bill was a great story about Bill and his friend Mabel. Bill is a tugboat who works very hard and Mabel is barge who is loyal and brave. It’s a great story about friendship, and bullying. Bill and Mabel get picked on by the bigger, “better” looking boats in...

January 22, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Fun and Informative!

Charlie was a great story with an awesome blend of mystery, facts, and activities will make it great for kids with curious minds. CHARLIE PIECHART AND THE MISSING HAT is a story about Charlie’s hunt for his friend Margot’s missing princess hat before the play tonight. After narrowing it down...

January 22, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Hilarious Christmas antics

I loved FLY GUY’S NINJA CHRISTMAS it was cute and fun. Something I think the kids will absolutely love for the holiday’s. I’ve never read any Fly Guy books but with how much my nephew and I loved it I will definitely be adding more to the list. ...

January 11, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Delightful and beautiful

This was a delightful story of a little baby bird who will someday have to leave the nest and find somewhere to make her own. But the baby bird just can’t quite figure out where to go. So she flies North, South, East, and West. Finally figuring out where she...

January 03, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
A surprise inside

EGG a story about four eggs waiting to hatch and three do. But the fourth is left waiting and waiting. The three birds come back to find the last egg still hasn’t hatched. They decide to sit with it, then they begin to peck at it, in the hopes that...

January 03, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
An adorable friendship

Ella and Penguin are best friends, which mean that they have to like all the same stuff, much to the dismay of Penguin because he doesn’t like any of it. From the finger painting to the candy to the clothes, he’s not a fan of any of it. ...

January 02, 2017
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
I Will Love You Forever

I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER is a beautiful story about the love a parent has for their child. From the day they were born, to their very first steps this book celebrates all the joys that children can bring. Paired with beautiful illustrations this book will bring a smile to...

January 02, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
A fun look at Dinos

TOUCH AND FEEL DINOS has already been read several times to my nephew. He absolutely loves touching the bumpy scales on the tyrannosaurus rex, or the velvety neck of the amargasaurus. He loves it every time I read it to him. This book is perfect for kids who get easily...

January 02, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Adorable make believe

PLAYTIME FOR PEPPA AND GEORGE is an adorable story of Peppa and her brother George. George does not want to play any of their usual games. So he comes up with something better, playing dress up! With the help of their parents clothes, Peppa and George make believe they are...

November 04, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Late night page turning

FORGET ME ALWAYS is the second book in the Lovely Vicious series. It picks up where Love Me Never leaves off. Isis is in the hospital after the incident with her mother ex boyfriend Leo. She has completely lost her memory of Jack, but no one else. Anything involving Jack...

November 01, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Trick-or-Treat

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, STINKY FACE is an adorable Halloween story about a little boy who has all sorts of questions for his mom right before he’s supposed to go out trick-or-treating. Like ‘what if his sister turns into a real butterfly? Or ‘what if the candle in the Jack o’ lantern...

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