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…

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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,…

When the Sky Fell on Splendor [Emily Henry]; 2019 YA Releases

I mean, while the synopsis doesn't quite say it, you can pretty much tell from the cover for When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry that this story is about aliens on Earth. I'm not usually an alien person, which is why I'm leaning toward not wanting to read this book. Also, it doesn't…