‘When Life Gives You Mangos’ by Kereen Getten | Book Review

When Life Gives You Mangos by Kereen GettenPublisher: Delacorte PressLength: 208 pagesGenre: Children’s Fiction (Middle Grade)Release Date: September 15, 2020 Synopsis For fans of deeply poignant middle grade about friendship and loss like The Thing About Jellyfish, comes the story about a young girl who can’t remember anything from her previous summer after a hurricane.Continue reading “‘When Life Gives You Mangos’ by Kereen Getten | Book Review”

Murder Mystery/Blogtober Day 22

When it comes to good Murder Mystery stories, this book comes to mind: House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. CraigIn this story, Annaleigh sets out to solve the mystery of what might be killing off her sisters one by one. House of Salt and Sorrows is set in House Thaumas out in anContinue reading “Murder Mystery/Blogtober Day 22”

Sazon Book Tours Aug 21st: ‘Color Me In’ by Natasha Diaz/ a Review

I’m glad to partner up with Sazon Book Tours in the next stop on the ‘Color Me In’ Blog Tour! I found ‘Color Me In’ as a thought-provoking story about Neveah Levitz, a 16 year old girl having to live through the trauma of divorce and leaving her childhood home in White Plains. Neveah movesContinue reading “Sazon Book Tours Aug 21st: ‘Color Me In’ by Natasha Diaz/ a Review”

August 2019 New Book Releases

I was going to write a July reading wrap-up, but the books I read were all part of The Reading Rush, and I wrote my thoughts on those amazing stories already! So, here is a post about the new book releases happening this month. House of Salt and Sorrows is Erin Craig’s debut novel. ItContinue reading “August 2019 New Book Releases”

‘House of Salt and Sorrows’ by Erin A. Craig/A Review

‘House of Salt and Sorrows’ by Erin A. Craig is an adaptation of the Grimm’s Fairy Tale ‘The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces’ (also known as ‘The 12 Dancing Princesses’). This story is due for release on August 6, 2019. I received an ARC of this novel through Net Galley, and the synopsis intriguedContinue reading “‘House of Salt and Sorrows’ by Erin A. Craig/A Review”

My First NetGalley ARC

Yesterday I began reading my first book from NetGalley, House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig. The story follows a young woman named Annaleigh, who attempts to uncover the reason why her sisters are dying one after the other. I’m about a quarter of the way into the book, and I enjoy the amount of paranormal scenes thatContinue reading “My First NetGalley ARC”