Jade Braves the Dark [Valdene Mark]

Jade Braves the Dark The best thing about the children's book Jade Braves the Dark by Valdene Mark is the artwork. It's not the story and it's not the message, it's the utterly gorgeous illustrations provided by the wonderfully talented Sawyer Cloud. And while I will say that the message is a good one that…

The Code for Love and Heartbreak [Jillian Cantor]

"You could always code yourself a boyfriend." I love retellings and in the past I've read a wide variety of them. Usually, when Jane Austen's name comes up, you're looking at a Pride and Prejudice retelling. In the case of Jillian Cantor's The Code for Love and Heartbreak is a modern look at Austen's Emma,…

Steve Jobs [Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara]

Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara has done it again, now with illustrator Aura Lewis! A new Little People, Big Dreams book has arrived and this time it's about Steve Jobs! I was massively excited to see this one and the timing couldn't have been stranger for me. So, I live in California and have recently just…