The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars [Shivaun Plozza]; Available on NetGalley!

Ahhhhhh!!! I am honestly so friggin devastated that I didn't get approved for this one. I caved, I requested, and now I may cry because I wasn't given it. I mean, a boy and his pet fox go on a quest?! A boy and his pet fox? HIS PET FOX?!  AND I DIDN'T GET APPROVED?! This is some sort…

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This is Your Brain on Stereotypes [Tanya Lloyd Kyi]

I had a massive feeling of deja vu while reading This is Your Brain on Stereotypes by Tanya Lloyd Kyi and illustrated by Drew Shannon. It was almost as though I had read this book before, despite it not being released until September. But the fact of the matter is that much of this is not entirely…

I Left the House Today! [Cassandra Calin]

I really love these slice of life relatable comic novel collections. Cassandra Calin's I Left the House Today! is one such book that is just so easy to relate to that you can't help but love it. And, wonderfully enough, the piece I identify with the most is the title itself. As an introvert, that phrase truly…

Winter White and Wicked [Shannon Dittemore]; Available on NetGalley!

Shannon Dittemore's Winter White and Wicked was a little easier to refrain from requesting than some others--yay temporary NetGalley request ban--because the plot isn't entirely my style, but damn that cover nearly got me. This is one of the most gorgeous covers I've seen in a long while. And it's exquisite. Whether the strangeness of this frozen world…

[There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly] [Rose Bonne & Alan Mills]

There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly (this particular edition illustrated by Bari Weissman with music arranged by Michael Kohn) is one of those stories from my childhood that now, looking on it as an adult, I am completely baffled by. It's a childhood staple, for sure. But just like the author doesn't…