Slothilda

Thank you to Dante Fabiero for my copy of Slothilda. All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Slothilda
Author: Dante Fabiero
Genre: Comic Series
Pub date: October 2, 2018
Read if you like: the illustrations of Liz Climo and all things sloth. Continue reading

There There

Thank you to the lovely people at Knopf for my copy of There, There by Tommy Orange.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: There There
Author: Tommy Orange
Genre: Fiction with multiple points of view
Pub date: June 5, 2018
Read if you like: a novel that feels like a collection of short stories. Continue reading

The Seas

Thank you to the lovely people at Tin House for my copy of The Seas by Samantha Hunt.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: The Seas
Author: Samantha Hunt
Genre: Modern Mermaid Mythology
Pub date: November 1, 2004 – re-released July 10, 2018
Read if you like: magical realism, The Bell Jar, Han’s Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” Continue reading

You

Thank you to the lovely people at Atria Books for my copy of You by Caroline Kepnes.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: You
Author: Caroline Kepnes
Genre: Millennial Thriller
Pub date: September 25, 2014
Read if you like: Black Mirror, obsessively updating your social media, & second person narration. Continue reading

Strike Your Heart

Thank you to the lovely people at Europa Editions for my copy of Strike Your Heart by Amélie Nothomb.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Strike Your Heart
Author: Amélie Nothomb
Genre: Fiction in Translation
Pub date: September 11, 2018 (in the US)
Read if you like: stories of imperfect relationships between mothers and their daughters. Continue reading

The Air You Breathe

Thank you to the lovely people at Riverhead Books and WME Books for my copy of The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: The Air You Breate
Author: Frances de Pontes Peebles
Genre: Historical Fiction
Pub date: August 21, 2018
Read if you like: Bel Canto, The Queen of the Night, stories of female friendship. Continue reading

Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret

Thank you to the lovely people at National Geographic for my copy of Explorer Academy by Trudi Trueit.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret
Author: Trudi Trueit
Genre: Middle Grade Adventure Novel
Pub date: September 4, 2018
Read if you like: Spy Kids, Magic Tree House, A Wrinkle in Time. Continue reading