Boxes of Emotions and Hidden Libraries; Recent NetGalley Requests

I've only got two requests for today since I'm trying to cut back on them. Fortunately, there weren't very many that I was immensely interested in and so I'm excited about the smaller number of books. I even managed to get quite a few reviews written as well, which is exciting since that's helping out…

La Isabela; Jakob Kayne [Sylvian Runberg]

La Isabela or Jakob Kayne is a graphic novel written by Sylvian Runberg and illustrated by Mateo Guerrero had a fascinating premise, following the quests of two brothers who set out to improve upon the world as a result of their own experiences. With one brother a healer and blind, Jakob himself is a memory-eater, which…

The Prince and the Dressmaker [Jen Wang]; Throwback Thursday

So, funny thing. I don't own this book anymore. Recently, a friend of mine at work moved several states over in order to start a new (and hopefully better) job. And, as a going away present, I gifted him my copy of The Prince and the Dressmakerby Jen Wang. I have to admit, part of me…

Early Readers Sampler [Learner Publishing Group]

The Fall 2019 Early Readers Sampler featured three, fairly short children's stories. The first one, The Great Grizzly Race featured a huge bicycle race in which one of the characters happens to be an unfortunate cheater, Maya Likes the Beach detailed a dog's day having quite a bit of fun jumping around in the sand by the ocean,…