Reviews written by Bethany Wicker, Listings Manager & Staff Reviewer

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March 29, 2024
Overall rating
 
3.8
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Grumpy Meet Sunshine

Most of the students view Vi as unapproachable and she almost uses their judgment of her as a shield to protect her ideals and values. She finds escape from the sexism and disappointment reality has to offer by playing an MMORPG called Twelfth Knight. It's based on Arthurian times and...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Blending of Two Cultures

Hana is a biracial girl from both Black and Korean cultures. Because of the differences, she doesn't always get to see both sides of her family. But when her mother announces that the grandparents on both sides will be coming for dinner, Hana wants to cook the best meal for...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
A Dog and His Owner

Milo will do anything to make Louise happy. When she finds a stick that she loves, Louise throws it and Milo keeps bringing it back wanting her to have something she enjoys. But one time, Louise throws it too far and Milo has trouble finding it. He doesn't want Louise...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Inspring

Growing bored with the same surroundings, Frog decides to go on an adventure to see the world. Along the way, he meets Mouse who shows him amazing things. The world has so many miracles to offer that sometimes you can't see the own beauty in your home. By viewing it...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Unlikely Friendships

One day while Wolf and Little Lamb are outside with their pet alligator named Omelet, a duck falls out of the sky and lands on Wolf's head. All the duck wants to do is fly, but can't do it with a hurt wing. So, Wolf and Little Lamb let the...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Cute Sibling Story About Overcoming Challenges

Mama Duck and her ducklings swim around and pass amazing things to reach their pond. But Little Puck has smaller wings and feet, so he has trouble keeping up with Mama and his siblings. All the while, Mama tells him to keep up, but doesn't slow her pace. Thinking outside...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Funny Easter Story

When a group of animal friends discover an egg, they argue about want to do with it. Some want to paint it for Easter while the others want to eat it for breakfast. On any other day, an egg would make the perfect breakfast, but not on Easter. Eggs are...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Life Issues for Early Readers to Learn

One evening, Mei's parents bring her some bad news. They have to close their family flower shop and Mei feels saddened by this. The flower shop has become her second home. At school, she confides in her friends and is surprised when they want to help. As Mei works with...

March 04, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Love For Dinosaurs

A little boy and his family love dinosaurs so much that they love doing dinosaur themed things like parties and activities. While there's a lot of things that are fascinating about dinosaurs, this little boy shares the ten things he loves most and a few of them are reading about...

March 04, 2024 (Updated: March 04, 2024)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Cute Story for Parents to Share with Their Children

A little lamb loves adventure and play while the parent watches to make sure it's safe. Wherever the lamb goes, it will always find home with sweet snuggles and warm wishes. Curiosity may lead to discovering new things and when they go astray, the parent will be their to guide...

March 03, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
Horror Romance

After Wyatt's father passes away, she inherits her childhood home which is a place she hasn't been back to in years. With the desire to burn it and all the memories down, she returns to the home but finds a most unexpected and twisted surprise. Peter, her childhood bestfriend and...

February 26, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
N/A
Kids Nonfiction
Tic-Tac-Toe Fan Must Have

TIC-TAC-TOE: I LOVE YOU SO is an interactive book where you can play tic-tac-toe over and over again. I got it just in time to be a Valentine's Day gift to my daughter, and she loves tic-tac-toe and animals so this book made the perfect gift. The board is in...

February 26, 2024 (Updated: February 26, 2024)
Overall rating
 
4.5
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
N/A
Bingo anywhere!

BINGO: LOVE BUG is an interactive book that's perfect for both traveling and for children who either love Bingo or want to learn how to play. The illustrations are the usual cuteness we've come to expect from Sandra Magsamen. In the front of the book, there's a wheel that folds...

February 26, 2024
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Kids Indie
A Story of Friendship and Finding Where You Belong

Noa can find just about anything, but isn't having any luck finding friends in his house. So, he sets out in search of some by leaving his house. On this adventure, he meets Bear, Ferret, and Wolf and the four of them continue their search for a home where they...

February 26, 2024
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Young Adult Fiction
A Classic with a Refreshing New Look

Emma Woodhouse loves to play matchmaker, even though she has no interest in getting married. She does and sees things the way she wants to and doesn't struggle with holding her tongue. This leads her to insulting people without truly meaning to. Being from money, Emma has access to people...

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