Finding Gobi (The Young Reader’s Edition) [Dion Leonard]

Finding Gobi is a truly heartwarming story about a young dog adopted by a racer some time after their race together when they meet. I had read the children’s book prior to reading the young reader’s edition and the interesting thing is that Gobi’s story is much darker and much longer than the brightly illustrated…

Rip All the Pages! [Karen Benke]

I’ve always been somewhat fascinated with these sort of books, though I could never truly justify buying one for myself. They just seemed...like a waste of money? And to be completely frank, I still feel like some of the pointless ones truly were. I mean, honestly...what exactly is the point of drawing a picture and…

Misfits [Jen Calonita]

With a gorgeously colorful cover and a rather enticing synopsis, my initial expectation was that Misfits by Jen Calonita had the makings for a fantastic novel. A middlegrade story about a Royal Academy and the fairy tale characters who attend it, the main character Devinarina definitely doesn't feel as though she fits in with the royalty…

YA Releases on My TBR [March Part 3]

And I'm back with another YA releases post! I'm still in March, but steadily making my way through. I happened upon the reminder that Restore Me came out this month, and I must admit that I cringed hardcore. Abuse romanticizing books definitely aren't for me and frankly I think we all need to become more aware…

Voting With a Porpoise [Sean Callahan and Russell Glass]

With simple and catchy rhymes, Sean Callahan and Russell Glass' Voting With a Porpoise is one of the most important children's books that I've seen published lately. Using captivating illustrations and a clever story to entice children into understanding the importance of voting so that one day, when they're old enough, they will not succumb to the unfortunate…