Perfect Picture Book Friday – The Magic Flute

Susanna Leonard Hill has a feature on her blog called Perfect Picture Book Friday . It is a list of “perfect” picture books recommended by all sorts of people. I chose this book because I like classical music and today is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s birthday! The Magic Flute – An Opera by Mozart CHECK LATEST PRICE … Read more

Tummy Monster by Romelle Broas

Grumble, grumble, RUMBLE!!! This boy is having some tummy troubles. His Tummy Monster won’t stop making noises! What can a kid do when a monster won’t keep quiet? This is getting quite embarrassing! This is an extremely cute book – on a topic I haven’t seen before – growling tummies! Who hasn’t had one of those? … Read more

Review! Connect the Stars by Marisa de los Santos and David Teague

2 NOVConnect the Stars Co-written by: Marisa de los Santos and David Teague 352 pages – ages 9+ Published by: HarperCollins on September 22, 2015 Synopsis- Aaron Archer is a living encyclopedia – he remembers every single thing he’s read/heard – word for word. Audrey Alcott is a walking lie detector – she can tell when someone lies – every … Read more

Review! The Simple Art of Flying by Cory Leonardo

Synopsis- Alastair knew he would always have his sister Aggie. No matter what happened in their African grey parrot-lives, he knew they would always be together. Until the day a medically-fascinated boy adopts Aggie…and a lonely socialite adopts Alastair. Everything changes and there absolutely can’t be anything good to come out of it. Not a chance. … Read more

Review! The Eighth Day by Dianne K. Salerni

Synopsis- Jax Aubrey hated his eighteen-year-old ignorant guardian, Riley Pendare, and the town that he now lived in. He started living with Riley after Jax’s dad died (his mom died years before). Jax wished he could leave the stupid town and everyone in it forever. But when Jax wakes up one morning, and nobody is in … Read more

Review! Fantasy League by Mike Lupica

SUMMARY- Seventh-grader Charlie Gaines was an everyday kid who loved football. Charlie also happened to be a whiz at fantasy football. Charlie’s best friend, Anna happens to be the granddaughter of the owner of a local NFL Football team (a team that isn’t doing really well and is pretty much a laughing-stock). Charlie makes a draft … Read more