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Books In the Spotlight · 1W ago

What Should I Read for Spring Break? 2017 Edition

Spring Break will start in 1 day for me and I can't wait. The weather outside is anything but spring-like with snow on the ground and temperatures in the 30s in the Chicagoland area all wee...
Books In the Spotlight · 2W ago

Wonder Woman: The True Amazon

Description: Princess Diana unlike any we've seen before. As a child, she is spoiled and free to exert her will without restraint -- until her selfishness leads to tragic results. Before she can become a hero, she will first have to find redemption.R...
Books In the Spotlight · 2W ago

Minireviews Kate Daniels Edition: Magic Rises + Magic Breaks + Magic Shifts

Description: Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their beasts, many of the Pack’s shapeshifting children fail to survive to adulthood. While there is a medicin...
Books In the Spotlight · 2W ago

Child of the Civil Rights Movement + A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

Description: Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child’s unique perspective to an important chapter in America’s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With ...
Books In the Spotlight · 3W ago

Lucy and Linh

Description: Lucy is a bit of a pushover, but she’s ambitious and smart, and she has just received the opportunity of a lifetime: a scholarship to a prestigious school, and a ticket out of her broken-down suburb. Though she’s worried she will stick o...
Books In the Spotlight · 3W ago

The Best We Could Do

 Many thanks to Abrams ComicArts and Netgalley for providing me an advanced copy of The Best We Could Do. The Best We Could Do will be released on March 7, 2017 and I recommend picking it up especially if you enjoy graphic memoirs.Description: This b...
Books In the Spotlight · 1M ago

Children's Picture Book Reviews: Dada, Grumpy Pants, and I Hear a Pickle (and smell, see, touch and taste it too)

Description: Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can't shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do i...
Books In the Spotlight · 1M ago

Ask Me How I Got Here

Description: Addie has always known what she was running toward. In cross-country, in life, in love. Until she and her boyfriend—her sensitive, good-guy boyfriend—are careless one night and she ends up pregnant. Addie makes the difficult choice to...
Books In the Spotlight · 1M ago

In the Language of Miracles

Description: Samir and Nagla Al-Menshawy appear to have attained the American dream. After immigrating to the United States from Egypt, Samir successfully works his way through a residency and launches his own medical practice as Nagla tends to t...
Books In the Spotlight · 1M ago

The Land of Forgotten Girls

Description: Soledad has always been able to escape into the stories she creates. Just like her mother always could. And Soledad has needed that escape more than ever in the five years since her mother and sister died and her father moved Sol and her...