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Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9)
Come on Ward! Where is the Blay/Qhuinn book? I know it would be a little unorthodox to have a gay pair be the focus of a main stream romance series, b ...more
Jun 14, 2011
Mar 04, 2011
Rules of Summer
Whoa! Creepy!
Jun 08, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
I had some real problems with this book.
All the repetition got real annoying. The coffee was "hot, hot, hot, bitter, bitter, bitter" at least eight
Sep 03, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
Millie and the Big Rescue
I love Millie! For a cow that doesn't speak, she has a very big personality. I love that her farmer is a woman with nary a man in sight. How original! ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
How to Teach a Slug to Read
Unlike Slugs in Love Slugs in Love by Susan Pearson, these pictures were silly and cartoony enough to overcome the grossness of slugs. Their little slug faces evoked a much wider ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Jul 01, 2011
Leo Loves Baby Time
Hooray!!! Leo is Lola's Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn little brother! He goes with Mommy to Baby Time (or baby storytime) and this book shows his and his mother's wonderful routi ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Let's Count Goats!
This should be awesome. Mem Fox and Jan Thomas in one book?!? The awesomeness should be brighter than the sun! Somehow, it's not. Not really sure why ...more
Jun 13, 2012
May 20, 2012
Bang! Boom! Roar! A Busy Crew of Dinosaurs
WOW! Dinosaurs AND Construction trucks! This book might have everything a growing little boy needs!
Wonderful rhymes, amazing vocabulary, and TONS of
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
100 Things That Make Me Happy
This made me want to start my own list. The illustration style is not my favorite but I love the concept and the items listed. Great book!
Nov 14, 2014
Nov 14, 2014
Sebastian and the Balloon
This loses major points with me for yet again trying to depict knitting, while having absolutely NO idea what it really looks like! How hard is it to ...more
Nov 03, 2014
Nov 03, 2014
Julia's House for Lost Creatures
I want to live at Julia's house.
Oct 09, 2014
Oct 09, 2014
Little Owl Lost
I liked the cute story. Helpful squirrel, much more practical and helpful frog, vaguely uncautious mother.
The colors of the illustrations are right o
Oct 07, 2011
Sep 15, 2011
The Unforgotten Coat
**spoiler alert** Based on the kind of books I typically read, when the blurb on the back cover mentions a "demon," I'm used to it being a real Demon, ...more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
Monkey Truck
Great rythym and ryhme in the story. Excellent pictures show the energy of the characters. And the vocabulary is nice and juicy, and there's a great s ...more
Sep 14, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Animal ABC
Love the pictures but, this book lost points from me for using Unicorn for U and "Xylophonius" for X (a made-up mixture of a duck and a xylophone). Du ...more
Aug 29, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
I Want My Hat Back
Totally wonderful. LOVED IT.
That said... I wonder. Do kids get this when it's read aloud word for word? Have readers used different voices to disting
Oct 04, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Blue Moon (Nightcreature, #1)
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this and read it almost straight through. (I stopped to sleep for a few hours then went right back to it!) I was pretty un ...more
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
The Numberlys
Oh! So that's how letters came about!
not set
May 30, 2014
Jacob's New Dress
Doesn't have the feel of a typical "issues" book where you can tell by the first page that the author has probably never read a picture book let alone ...more
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
A Bus Called Heaven
This reminded me of the feel of Stone Soup Stone Soup by Jon J. Muth. I love how Bob Graham always includes so many different kinds of people in his illustrations.
Mar 30, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Sing Down the Moon
A HA! This was the book that so haunted me from middle school! After I had described the plot, some friends suggested it might have been Naya Nuki  Shoshone Girl Who Ran by Kenneth Thomasma, but it was ...more
not set
Feb 23, 2012
Working Mummies
I would have liked a car mechanic or business executive to balance out all those beauticians, manicurists, teachers, and caterers. The dentist and fac ...more
Oct 04, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
Charlie Chick
Was anyone else completely surprised when this book didn't rhyme? It's all set up so you expect it and doesn't. Odd. My husband was coming u ...more
Feb 19, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
Black and Bittern Was Night
Bleck! Really hard to read. I get that the author was going for the ee cummings and Jaberwocky thing, but what a fail! Too many weird and nonsense wor ...more
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture
Anyone interested in reading this book should first read this article:

The author lied all the way through the book and
not set
Nov 14, 2011
Looking for the Easy Life
I've been putting off writing this review because I'm still not exactly sure what to say. I hated this book. There are so many things wrong that I ca ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
The Wells Bequest (The Grimm Legacy, #2)
It was fine, but I have to say that for most of the book, I wanted to tie Jaya to a chair! My GOD her rashness is annoying! I could barely stand her a ...more
Jul 08, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
It's a Big World, Little Pig!
The best part of this book are the illustrations, but they don't save the story from being saccharine.
"You Go, Girl!" Ugh. Gag! Too trite for me.
I re
Apr 07, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
My Turn To Learn Opposites
Nice pictures. I think using owls confuses the issue, especially since the last opposites mentioned are night/day and awake/asleep. Hmm. Owls actually ...more
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
The Great Turkey Walk
This was hilarious! Excellent as an audiobook.
After completing the third grade for the fourth time, fifteen year old Simon Green is summarily graduate
not set
Sep 23, 2011
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