Clarence’s Big Secret; Recent NetGalley Requests

Clarence's Big Secret by Christine Mac and illustrated by Mathilde Cenq-Mars is one of those books that I immediately couldn't help myself with because it involves teaching someone who struggled with reading how to read. One of the more important messages I believe in with my whole heart, I couldn't wait to see where this book…

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William’s Getaway; Recent NetGalley Requests

William's Getaway by Annika Dunklee and illustrated by Yong Ling Kong seems like a cute story about the frustrations of siblings. I'm honestly not sure, at this point, what motivated me in particular to pick this one up. But I'm sure it will have a great message to send. William’s little brother, Edgar, always wants to…

What Unbreakable Looks Like; Recent NetGalley Requests

What Unbreakable Looks Like by Kate McLaughlin is going to be a rough read. There's no question that anything involved with this story is going to leave me feeling extremely uncomfortable. The fact of the matter is that sex trafficking is still a very real thing--which is terrifying and swept under the rug far more than it…

The Little Mermaid; Recent NetGalley Requests

This is a new translation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid with a surprise story at the end. In truth, I requested it (and got approved!) largely because I was curious about the illustrations. I've already read the story of The Little Mermaid and though I imagine there will be some changes with this being a…