Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Picture Book

Review: Princess and the Peanut

Publisher: Wild Indigo Author: Sue Ganz-Schmitt Illustrator: Micah Chambers-Goldberg Genre: Children's, Picture Book Ages: 4+ Review Source: Author★ ☆★ ☆★ - 5 Stars!Summary: Every queen knows that in order to find out if a princess is REAL, one must send the alleged princess to bed on a magnificent pile of mattresses, slip in a pea, and… Continue reading Review: Princess and the Peanut

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Fantasy, Young Adult

Review: Transparent

Publisher: HarperTeen Author: Natalie Whipple Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Transparent #1 Review Source: Goodreads ARC ★ ☆★ ☆★ - 5 Stars! Summary: (Goodreads) Plenty of teenagers feel invisible. Fiona McClean actually is. An invisible girl is a priceless weapon. Fiona’s own father has been forcing her to do his dirty work for years—everything from spying… Continue reading Review: Transparent

Animals, Children's Books, Picture Book

Review: The Night Horses

Publisher: Createspace Author: Anaka Jones Genre: Children's Book: Animals, Picture Book Review Source: Author ★ ☆★ ☆★ - 5 Stars! Summary: The beginning of this story is about the daily life of horses.  It’s everything we’re used to reading about life on a horse farm.  The horses eat, race each other in the fields, have their… Continue reading Review: The Night Horses

Meme, Teaser Tuesday

MeMe: #Teaser Tuesday – Friendship Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share 2 “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!… Continue reading MeMe: #Teaser Tuesday – Friendship Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Christian, Fiction, Mystery & Suspense

Review: A Matter of Trust

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Author: Lis Wiehl Contributor: April Henry Genre: Christian Fiction, Mystery & Suspense Series: A Mia Quinn Mystery #1 Review Source: BookSneeze ★ ☆★ ☆★ - 5 Stars! Summary: (Goodreads) When life is murder, who can you trust? One minute Mia Quinn is in her basement, chatting on the phone with a colleague at… Continue reading Review: A Matter of Trust

Mystery & Thrillers

Review: Snow Angels

Publisher: Berkley Trade Author: James Thompson Genre: Mystery & Thriller Series: Inspector Kari Vaara #1 Review Source:  Goodreads ARC ★ ☆★ – 3 Stars Summary: (GoodReads) It is called kaamos--two weeks of unrelenting darkness and soul-numbing cold that falls upon Finnish Lapland, a hundred miles into the Arctic Circle, just before Christmas. Some get through… Continue reading Review: Snow Angels

Contemporary, Romance

Review: The Magenta Man

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing Author: Jodi Cardin Genre: Contemporary Romance, Chick Lit Review Source: Author ★ ☆★ – 3 Stars Summary: (Goodreads) What will be the consequences when a thirty-eight-year-old wife and mother of three seeks to fulfill her secret sexual desires in the arms of a man she'd had a crush on twenty years… Continue reading Review: The Magenta Man