Showing posts from April, 2019

Book Review on Nadia Cavagliere Evans's Children Book Lime Light

Lime Light   By Nadia Cavagliere Evans ABOUT THE BOOK: Herndon, VA; April 2, 2019: Mascot Books announces the release of Lime Light by Nadia Cavagliere Evans; Illustrated by Chiara Civati The 5th grade Spring Talent Show is coming up at Squirrel Tail Elementary School. Lennon Lime's friends can rap sweet songs, swallow sharp skewers, and zap colors away, but Lennon can't do any of those cool things. He's just a boring, average kid. What could he possibly do for the 5th grade Spring Talent Show? Lime Light is a fun, humorous story about facing your fears and learning that everyone has a special talent to offer. With colorful illustrations and a memorable set of characters, Lime Light is sure to help young readers discover their own unique gifts that really make them shine. Follow Lennon Lime on Facebook: CLICK HERE   MY BOOK REVIEW: This book really hits home to me. I felt for Lennon Lime because like Lennon I have had many times where I wasn't

Book Review on Abracadabra Whoopsie by Adam Kargman Illustrated by Tristan Tait

  Mascot Books Publishes Children’s Book  Abracadabra Whoopsie by Adam Kargman ABOUT THE BOOK Herndon, VA; April 2, 2019: Mascot Books announces the release of Abracadabra Whoopsie by Adam Kargman; Illustrated by Tristan Tait What if you could make your little sister disappear? When Jordy discovers a magic wand, he learns he can do just that. Whenever he wants some peace and quiet, all he has to do is say “Abracadabra Whoopsie,” and . . . Poof! His little sister Keeka vanishes. When he’s ready for her to come back, he simply says it reversed: “Whoopsie Abracadabra.” Easy as that. But after the wand is stolen, Jordy must recover it or risk losing his sister forever! MY BOOK REVIEW This is a very cute children's book talking about a first child having to deal with the new baby. When it comes to grade level reading I would say 2nd-3rd grade because there are some tricky long words in this book. Tristian Tait did an amazing job with the illust

My Book Review on Rachel Hauck's The Memory House plus Giveaway

ABOUT THE BOOK Embracing the future means remembering the past . . .  When Beck Holiday lost her father in the North Tower on 9/11, she also lost her memories of him. Eighteen years later, she’s a tough New York City cop burdened with a damaging secret, suspended for misconduct, and struggling to get her life in order. Meanwhile a mysterious letter arrives informing her she’s inherited a house along Florida’s northern coast, and what she discovers there will change her life forever. Matters of the heart only become more complicated when she runs into handsome Bruno Endicott, a driven sports agent who fondly recalls the connection they shared as teenagers. But Beck doesn’t remember that, either. Decades earlier, widow Everleigh Applegate lives a steady, uneventful life with her widowed mother after a tornado ripped through Waco, Texas, and destroyed her new, young married life. When she runs into old high school friend Don Callahan, she begins to yearn for change. Yet no matt