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Dutch Girl

For movie fans, Audrey Hepburn is one of the most stunningly beautiful and iconic film stars, but very few know the truth about the darkest years of her life, while the war raged on in Europe. This week we’re taking … Continue reading

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Spooked!

I enjoy a good nonfiction read, no matter the demographic or age range. Historical nonfiction is some of my favorite, which is why this week we’re taking a look at Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the … Continue reading

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Howl’s Moving Castle

We’re getting into more YA this week with the book that inspired Hayao Miyazaki’s popular fantasy film. The Story: Sophie is one of three sisters who live with their mother. Together they operate a hat shop with dying business, only … Continue reading

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Escape From the Isle of the Lost

Recently, I was blessed to receive a copy of the newest Melissa de la Cruz Descendants novel through a giveaway generously hosted by Leslie Kay from The Disneybound. Today we’re going to be reviewing the fourth and possibly last novel … Continue reading

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Cats vs Robots

In this week’s delightful tale, whimsy and reality collide with all the villainy that felines and artificial intelligence have to offer in Cats vs Robots! The Story: For cats, there’s only one thing that can rouse them from their plushy … Continue reading

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Timelines of Everything

We’re reading another nonfiction read as the beginning of school comes closer. For history buffs, parents, or just educators looking to review some fun material before the school year starts, Smithsonian and DK’s new book Timelines of Everything is an … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

This week we’re going over a nonfiction read perfect for the summertime. Before star-gazing on the roof, why not pick up this book on constellations for your kids? Summary: For the budding astronomists and mythology nerds among your children, Sara … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare

I’ve become a pretty big fan of sci-fi over the past few years. While the genre selections for children can be hit or miss, The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare is a read worth checking out. The Story: In a … Continue reading

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The Tea Book

This week we’re reading a delightful adult nonfiction that covers the history of one of the world’s most popular beverages: tea! With wit, world experience, and a love for one of the most history-changing beverages ever, Louise Cheadle and Nick … Continue reading

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Annie’s Life in Lists

Once in a while there are interestingly formatted books that come into the children’s genre. Kristin Mahoney recently released a quaint book called Annie’s Life in Lists. The Story: Annie loves making lists, but she doesn’t quite like her freakishly … Continue reading

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