Restart by Gordon Korman

Okay GorDON Korman, you get a full chicken dinner of five out of five birds for Restart. Was it cheesy? Maybe a little bit but I absolutely loved the message and the feeling I was left with. The book is written in many students perspectives and really allows you to see the WHOLE picture. You... Continue Reading →

The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith

I give The War with Grandpa three out of five birds. It was a solid Meh. I really liked the beginning but lost interest as it continued. I thought Pete was a total putz kid with an overly obnoxious younger sister. Maybe I'm too harsh of a critique because it's been so longer since I... Continue Reading →

My Father’s Dragon

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett I give this book 4 out of 5 birds! I read this one with my four year old and 2.5 year old girls. The cover is fantastic and I adored the art throughout the book.  I felt like some of the language was hard to understand- mostly relating to... Continue Reading →

The Magic Finger

The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl I’ll give this book is 3 out of 5 birds. It was short, which is great for reading to a four year old. I felt like it was a preachy book, especially for a children’s genre. With that aside, my daughter enjoyed the concept of the humans becoming birds,... Continue Reading →

Fablehaven

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rounding up 🐦🐤🐦out of five 🤷‍♀️Fablehaven by Brandon Mull....I didn’t hate it but I definitely didn’t love it. I usually have the ability to think like the reader a book was intended for but I just haven’t mastered middle grade boy. Seth (one of the... Continue Reading →

The War That Saved My Life

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley My rating: 5 of 5 stars The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley gets all five 🐤🐦🐤🐦🐤 from me! I will start with this. I usually do not enjoy historical fiction at all... but this one had me hooked from the beginning.... Continue Reading →

Wishes and Wellingtons

Wishes and Wellingtons by Julie Berry My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wishes and Wellingtons by Julie Berry (Audible Audio) Julie Berry knocked it out of the park again with Wishes and Wellingtons, I give it five out of five birds. Maeve, a spunky young girl, is such a lovable character who had me laughing... Continue Reading →

The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

Title: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Author: Julie Berry Published: September 23rd, 2014 Pages: 368 Genre: Middle Grade, Mystery Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Listened to on the Overdrive App BUY ON AMAZON HERE Goodreads Description:  There's a murderer on the loose—but that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their... Continue Reading →

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