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Dear Earthling by Pen Avey
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really liked it
bookshelves: 1netgalley, z2018, znetgalley-challenge-2018, middle-grade, ya-kids, non-kindle-kindle

Dear Earthling: Cosmic Correspondent is a quirky little epistolary story for young middle grade readers. We follow the story through letters written from Dethbert Jones, an alien who has set up a penpal relationship with a kid on Earth. Dethbert relates his day-to-day life on a planet that is eerily similar (but not quite the same) as Earth.

For me this was a little too pun-heavy, but I think a lot of new readers would really enjoy the play on words and utter silliness of the story. I would recommend this to some young readers I know.

Thank you to NetGalley and and Common Deer Press for providing me with a DRC of this book.
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Reading Progress

July 11, 2018 – Started Reading
July 11, 2018 – Shelved
July 11, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
July 11, 2018 – Shelved as: 1netgalley
August 5, 2018 – Shelved as: to-review
August 5, 2018 – Finished Reading
August 6, 2018 – Shelved as: z2018
August 6, 2018 – Shelved as: znetgalley-challenge-2018
August 6, 2018 – Shelved as: middle-grade
August 6, 2018 – Shelved as: ya-kids
October 17, 2018 – Shelved as: non-kindle-kindle

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message 1: by Diane (new)

Diane Wallace Very good review, Jane ;)


Jane Diane wrote: "Very good review, Jane ;)"

Thanks, Diane! :)


JV (semi-hiatus) Wonderful review, Jane! 🥰


Jane JV wrote: "Wonderful review, Jane! 🥰"

Much thanks, JV :D


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