Arnica the Duck Princess [Ervin Lázár]

I finished reading Arnica the Duck Princess by Ervin Lázár, an old Hungarian children's story, just a few hours after I picked it up and within moments of it decided that I was utterly and hopelessly in love with this so adorable I could die story. I don't really know what I expected when I requested this…

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Spectacle [Jodie Lynn Zdrok]; 2019 YA Releases

I'm actually really excited to read Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok, a fact that is ironically somewhat shocking considering the ominous nature of this book. I don't typically go for novels this dark, especially when they discuss murders and the bodies of the killer's victims. It's just always been something that I've shied away from in…

J. K. Rowling [Caroline Moss]

I really love the idea and purpose behind the book J. K. Rowling by Caroline Moss and illustrated by Sinam Erkas. It's an illustrated biography detailing pieces of J. K. Rowling's life and her journey toward becoming a published author and one of the most influential people in the world. Her words have reached billions and her…

Awake in the World [Jason Gurley]; 2019 YA Releases

Gah! I am so torn about Awake in the World by Jason Gurley. On the one hand, it definitely sounds like a story that I would enjoy, especially as it includes Astronomy and references Carl Sagan of all people. But on the other, I just left reading that synopsis with no interest whatsoever. I have this weird feeling of…