Review: Daniela the Pirate and the Witch Philomena

Title: Daniela the Pirate and the Witch Philomena Author: Susanna Isner Illustrator: Gómez Publication Date: 13 September 2021 Publisher: NubeOcho Rating: 3/5 Philomena the witch does not like people being happy. One day, she sees Daniela and the Black Croc pirates in her crystal ball. Will Philomena find a way to take away their smiles? …

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Review: Without Separation

Title: Without Separation - Prejudice, Segregation, and the Case of Roberto Alvarez Author: Larry Dane Brimner Illustrator: Maya Gonzales Publication Date: 14 September 2021 Publisher: Calkins Creek Rating: 4/5 Roberto Alvarez's world changed the day he could no longer attend Lemon Grove Grammar School in the small, rural community where he lived near San Diego, …

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Review: Good Night Oppy

Title: Good Night, Oppy! Author: James McGowan Illustrator: Graham Carter Publication Date: 14 September 2021 Publisher: Boyd Mills Press Rating: 5/5 Mixing humor with solid space and rover facts, this picture book gives an inside look into Opportunity's time on Mars. An interplanetary detective, Oppy spent 15 years on the red planet taking thousands of …

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Review: SuperJoe Does Not Do Cuddles

Title: SuperJoe Does Not Do Cuddles Author: Michael Catchpool Illustrator: Emma Proctor Publication Date: 7 September 2021 Publisher: Lantana Publishing Rating: 4/5 SuperJoe is convinced he doesn’t need cuddles from his mom. He flies around the neighborhood rescuing people from escaped tigers, runaway trains, and raging rivers, all while battling his nemesis the Gray Shadow. …

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Blog Tour + Giveaway: To Bleed a Crystal Bloom

Title: To Bleed a Crystal Bloom Author: Sarah A. Parker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: 24 July 2021 Genres: ADULT FICTION---Dark Fantasy, Romance, Retellings > Rapunzel Buy Now! "What a pretty flower to keep locked in a big, rocky tower." Nineteen years ago, I was plucked from the heart of a bloody massacre that spared nobody …

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Blog Tour: Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche

Title: Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche Author: Nancy Springer Publisher: Wednesday Books Release Date: 31 August 2021 Buy Now! "A young girl who is empowered, capable, and smart...the Enola Holmes book series convey an impactful message that you can do anything if you set your mind to it, and it does so in an …

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Review: The Happy Pumpkin

Title: The Happy Pumpkin Author: DK Publishing Illustrator: Mackenzie Haley Publication Date: 24 August 2021 Publisher: DK Publishing Rating: 3/5 A delightful, heart-warming story about a perky pumpkin who just wants to fit in this Halloween. Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for the advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review This …

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