Dear Sweet Pea: an ARC Review

https://www.amazon.com/Dear-Sweet-Pea-Julie-Murphy-ebook/dp/B07CWT887C/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=dear+sweet+pea&qid=1559504033&s=digital-text&sr=1-1-catcorr&linkCode=sl1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=9322fa09383358c7e387460047410393&language=en_US Did you love Dumplin'? Me too. Dear Sweet Pea is Julie Murphy's first Middle Grade book. Patricia “Sweet Pea” DiMarco is having a bit of a rough year. Her parents are getting divorced, she's got friend drama in middle school and on top of all that she starts answering letters written to her neighbor's … Continue reading Dear Sweet Pea: an ARC Review

Meet Me in Monaco: ARC Review

https://www.amazon.com/Meet-Me-Monaco-Hazel-Gaynor-ebook/dp/B07F1G44N7/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=meet+me+in+monaco&qid=1559504478&s=digital-text&sr=1-2-catcorr&linkCode=sl1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=d532b76101e0820bf1d10da6542af915&language=en_US This story was a breath of fresh air. It's a perfect beach read although I'm just imagining that part as I read it during a snowy April weekend.. It may pull me straight into the historical romance genre. Is that a thing? I should check. Anyway, I loved this story that I thought would … Continue reading Meet Me in Monaco: ARC Review

The Hug: A book review

https://www.amazon.com/Hug-Eoin-McLaughlin-ebook/dp/B07H8QCCPD/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=the+hug&qid=1559520908&s=gateway&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=b1553332c19efd5e63b672c352143bac&language=en_US My youngest child is 13 years old and we still sometimes end up with new picture books on our shelves. This flippable book is especially cute. Read from one side then flip it and read from the other side. You end up in the same spot and it is all adorable. You see, tortoise … Continue reading The Hug: A book review

Scary Stories for Young Foxes: Book Review

https://www.amazon.com/Scary-Stories-Young-Christian-Heidicker-ebook/dp/B07FZYQC7P/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=scary+stories+for+young+foxes&qid=1559504610&s=digital-text&sr=1-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=10e90f420ba56e67e10687025a0c1ff9&language=en_US The title says scary and it means it. This collection of short stories is wildlife documentary scary. If you've ever watched PBS and yelled for the baby animal to "Watch Out!" You'll love this. I'll give this warning: the stories included are dark and sometimes disturbing. I read parts to my 13 yo and … Continue reading Scary Stories for Young Foxes: Book Review

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative In Good Times and Bad

https://www.amazon.com/Keep-Going-Ways-Creative-Times-ebook/dp/B07GNWXTKV/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=keep+going&qid=1559504983&s=digital-text&sr=1-3&linkCode=sl1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=6f106fbb93b6511520dc3bd635a7e35b&language=en_US The book everyone needs to read. Austin Kleon seems to know just what creatives want and need to hear at any given time. Mostly because he is in the trenches with us trying to figure it all out too. Reading his books is like bouncing ideas around with a good friend. It is rather … Continue reading Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative In Good Times and Bad

Dog Days in the City- Book Review

https://www.amazon.com/Dog-Days-City-Jodi-Kendall-ebook/dp/B075QCGJ8C/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=dog+days+in+the+city&qid=1559521014&s=gateway&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=540105216ebca5b78b0135d550544fa0&language=en_US My thanks to the #KidLitExchange for this review copy. Getting books in the mail is always so fun! This book is the sequel to An Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City which I read in 2017, not sure if that review made it over here, but I remember liking it. You can … Continue reading Dog Days in the City- Book Review