Book Review- Science Comics: Crows

https://www.amazon.com/Science-Comics-Crows-Genius-Birds-ebook/dp/B085BKMKGJ/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1585345478&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=474e938352ff8d05d7dd4cd028b31e9d&language=en_US That's something to crow about! Learn all about these genius birds in Kyla Vanderklugt's Science Comics: Crows , the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers! Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, robots, and more. These gorgeously illustrated … Continue reading Book Review- Science Comics: Crows

Book Review: Ride the Devil’s Herd: Wyatt Earp’s Epic Battle Against the West’s Biggest Outlaw Gang

https://www.amazon.com/Ride-Devils-Herd-Against-Biggest-ebook/dp/B07RQ75L47/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=Ride+the+Devil's+Herd:+Wyatt+Earp's+Epic+Battle+Against+the+West's+Biggest+Outlaw+Gang&qid=1585344505&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=ed1cb06b9518acea1c94edb965147dd8&language=en_US The little-known story of how a young Wyatt Earp, aided by his brothers, defeated the Cowboys, the Old West’s biggest outlaw gang. Wyatt Earp is regarded as the most famous lawman of the Old West, best known for his role in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. But the story of … Continue reading Book Review: Ride the Devil’s Herd: Wyatt Earp’s Epic Battle Against the West’s Biggest Outlaw Gang

Book Review: The Glass Hotel

https://www.amazon.com/Glass-Hotel-Emily-John-Mandel-ebook/dp/B07RL58ZDG/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=the+glass+hotel&qid=1585343520&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=9425913e8dd5806903235d062c5b1d16&language=en_US From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it. Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a … Continue reading Book Review: The Glass Hotel

Book Review: Hope and Other Punchlines

https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Other-Punchlines-Julie-Buxbaum-ebook/dp/B07J4CZ8HY/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1575582483&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=009f011660599e29c9c02fa53a36c7e8&language=en_US Abbi Hope Goldstein is like every other teenager, with a few smallish exceptions: her famous alter ego, Baby Hope, is the subject of internet memes, she has asthma, and sometimes people spontaneously burst into tears when they recognize her. Abbi has lived almost her entire life in the shadow of the terrorist attacks of … Continue reading Book Review: Hope and Other Punchlines

Book Review: A Field Guide to Getting Lost

Sutton is having robot problems. Her mini-bot is supposed to be able to get through a maze in under a minute, but she must have gotten something wrong in the coding. Which is frustrating for a science-minded girl like Sutton—almost as frustrating as the fact that her mother probably won’t be home in time for … Continue reading Book Review: A Field Guide to Getting Lost

March 2020- Escapism Reading List

When you are asked to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of a mysterious illness, and you are a reader, you're going to react one of two ways: Let's analyze real life vs. all the book plots.Let's read about anything other than a grim future. Shockingly, I'm in camp two. I'm as surprised as … Continue reading March 2020- Escapism Reading List

Book Review: Sparks!

Sparks is a hero and man's best friend, but nobody suspects he's two cats!This Super Dog is the Cat's Meow!August is a brilliant inventor who is afraid of the outside. Charlie is a crack pilot who isn't afraid of anything. Together these pals save lives every day. They also happen to be cats who pilot … Continue reading Book Review: Sparks!

Book Review: The Oracle Code

The #1 New York Times bestselling author Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends) and artist Manuel Preitano unveil a graphic novel that explores the dark corridors of Barbara Gordon's first mystery: herself.After a gunshot leaves her paralyzed, Barbara Gordon enters the Arkham Center for Independence, where Gotham's teens undergo physical and mental rehabilitation. Now using a … Continue reading Book Review: The Oracle Code

Book Review:A Forgotten Murder (Medlar Mystery #3)

An English manor home, an unsolved mystery, too many suspects to count… It’s the perfect holiday for romance novelist Sara Medlar.After solving two murder cases in their hometown of Lachlan, Florida, Sara Medlar, her niece Kate and their friend Jack need a change of scenery. Sara arranges for them to visit an old friend of … Continue reading Book Review:A Forgotten Murder (Medlar Mystery #3)

Book Review: The Henna Artist

Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel.Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city … Continue reading Book Review: The Henna Artist