Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Thank you to Edelweiss for sharing a digital galley of this book. All opinions are my own. Kiko Himura has always struggled with her identity. With a mother who tries to get her to more like the white-American girls in beauty magazines, Kiko can't understand how to embrace her half-Japanese heritage. She's convinced her life … Continue reading Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

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The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer

The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide is a thrilling story filled with adventure and strong, sensory details that take the writing to the next level. This book keeps you on your toes and is a fantastic conclusion to the series. I loved that in this book, Chris Colfer starts his story with the characters at … Continue reading The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

The Vanderbeekers are in jeopardy of losing their home when their curmudgeonly landlord refuses to renew their lease. Determined to not let this happen, the five Vanderbeeker siblings must work together to help convince their landlord just how important it is for them to stay. This heartwarming story teaches on the importance of community and … Continue reading The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser