Spring 2021 Early Readers Sampler [Margo Gates & Katie Peters]

A two book sampler. One of the things that always gets me about Early Readers books is that a great many of them expect kids to have a fair grasp of multi-syllable and sight words. This isn't exactly wrong, but it implies a level of reading skill that not all young readers have. And perhaps…

Premediated Myrtle [Elizabeth C. Bunce]

-- H. M. Hardcastle, Principles of Detection: A Manual for the Amateur and Professional Investigator, 1893 Oof, Premediated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce had all the makings of an exciting and fun girl mystery story...but it seriously suffered from the 'not like other girls' syndrome. And honestly, I'm kind of torn on how I feel…

The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook [Ashley Craft]

The magic of Disney -- in your kitchen! Disney has, for many people and myself included, kind of become a huge part of our lives. I've had the fortune of visiting the Disney theme parks on several occasions throughout my life. So, a variety of the foods that are mentioned within these pages are foods…

How to Be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual [Rebecca Burgess]

I think a lot of people will assume that upon finding a partner, any problems I face must be solved. Perhaps the most important thing about the title of Rebecca Burgess' new book How to Be Ace: A Memoir of Growing Up Asexual is the word memoir. This is by no means a guidebook for…