Must Read Monday (70): Children’s Fiction from Mary E. Lambert, Beth McMullen, Dusti Bowling & more!

Welcome to another edition of Must Read Monday! This feature is where I spotlight older, recent, or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This week: all children’s fiction! A mish-mash of genres is on the roster, with everything […]

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Picture Book Review: Ben Hatke’s Nobody Likes a Goblin

Review: Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke Source: Hardcover Publication:June 7, 2016 by First Second Verdict: Excellent Book Description: Goblin, a cheerful little homebody, lives in a cozy, rat-infested dungeon, with his only friend, Skeleton. Every day, Goblin and Skeleton play with the treasure in their dungeon. But one day, a gang of “heroic” adventurers bursts in. These marauders […]

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Spotlight: Kristen Kittscher’s Young and Yang Series

Readers who love contemporary middle grade mystery titles, I have a recommendation for you! If you have not yet had a chance to delve into Kristen Kittscher‘s Young and Yang mystery series, then I highly recommend giving them a whirl. I adore reads featuring resourceful, brave and unique female protagonists- think Harriet the Spy, Anastasia Krupnik, Matilda, Claudia Kinkaid- so […]

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