The Me I Meant to Be (REVIEW)

The Me I Meant to BeWilla and Flor have each other through the drama and turmoil of high school and their personal lives. Flor was just dumped by the most popular boy in high school, Zach, who is also Willa’s neighbor and close friend. Flor isn’t over him and keeps trying to get back together using Willa to find out why he broke up with her. Meanwhile Flor’s grades are suffering and she has hired a tutor from her high school. Flor is surprised how intellectually attractive he is but she can’t get over Zach. Willa has always had a crush on Zach but didn’t consider it worth sharing with her best friend because why would a guy as popular and athletic as Zach be interested in her? Continue reading “The Me I Meant to Be (REVIEW)”

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2 min Booktalk- Patriotic Picks

There are some of the top Patriotic fiction and nonfiction titles in honor of all our veterans.

The Right Fight by Chris Lynch

Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan and Nathan Fox

Prisoners of War by Alexander London

The Things They Carried by Tom O’Brien

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Ghosts of War: True Story of a 19 Year Old GI by Ryan Smithson

Shooting the Moon by Frances O’Roark Dowell

Sunrise Over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers

 

Between Two Skies (2019 Sequoyah Nominee)

Between Two SkiesEvangeline loves living the bayou of Louisiana where her mother runs an amazing local restaurant that the entire town enjoys. Her live is great and going well but when Hurricane Katrina makes landfall their world is turn upside down and her and her family become refugees in their own country. Bayou Perdu is devastated and unrecognizable after the hurricane and now Evangeline is starting school in another state with complete strangers. Worst of all and she hasn’t her from her best friend since they evacuated and she doesn’t know if she is even alive. Evangeline and her family are devastated but are trying to make the best of their situation, but its hard with so much uncertainty in their future.

View the entire list of Sequoyah Nominees HERE!

Grim Lovelies (REVIEW)

Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1)Continuing  my whirlwind of ARCS at the present moment and  wrapped up Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd. Anouk is a beastie, an animal enchanted to a human, who works for her witch, Mada Vittora, as a maid. She cleans and cooks for Mada Vittora for as long as she has been a human, 1 year. She isn’t the only beastie in the house, Beau is the driver, Cricket is a secret thief, Hunter Black is the hound of the witch’s son, and Luc is the gardener. However Luc has been missing for several days and no one knows where he went or where he is at. Anouk is prepping for an important party for all of the Royals when she meets the mysterious Prince Rennar, heir to the Haunte. Continue reading “Grim Lovelies (REVIEW)”

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