The Prince and the Dressmaker [Jen Wang]

I am reeling. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang is such an amazing and lovely story! I wanted to read this book from the moment I first laid eyes on it. The cover was gorgeous, the plot enticing, and the excitement I felt at getting my hands on a copy before I’d even read…

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Your Light: A Musical Storybook [Jillian Aversa]

I was pleasantly surprised by Your Light by Jillian Aversa and illustrated by Marina Lezcano. A request made due to the unique nature of being a musical story, I was incredibly curious to see how such a book was written. And while I had my doubts, especially considering the book was in a PDF format and I had…

Our Year of Maybe [Rachel Lynn Solomon]

I am one hundred percent certain that, had Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Solomon ended differently, I would have given it a rating of two. I think it safe for me to say that it is the ending that really makes this novel, however that does not mean that I liked it. I actually…

Untitled [Timothy Young]

For me, the best thing that Untitled by Timothy Young has going for it is the artwork. Wherein the bulk of the story centers around the author unable to decide what to do with his characters and what to even write about. Untitled does sort of follow this idea that, as a writer, you wont always know…

Gracie Jane [Janet Squires]

I'll be honest, I'm not really sure what the point of Gracie Jane by Janet Squires is. And, if you're really looking at the book it seems to promote a rather bad idea rather than actually offering a good moral for children to learn. Sure, the artwork is good and I can definitely picture a lot of…

The Underfoot [Ben Fisher & Emily S. Whitten]

I have to hand it to Ben Fisher and Emily S. Whitten, The Underfoot was a damn clever story with beautiful illustrations that kept me captivated the entire way through. A graphic novel featuring various hamsters as they navigate a newfound intelligence as a result of scientific testing after the disappearance of all humans within the…