Mini Review: Hilda and the Hidden People by Luke Pearson

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Title: Hilda and the Hidden People
Author: Luke Pearson
Release Date: 9/4/2018
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Pages: 176
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Meet Hilda: explorer, adventurer, avid sketchbook-keeper and friend to almost every creature in the valley! Join our beloved heroine as she encounters her very first troll, negotiates peace with some very persnickety elves, and reunites two lovelorn ancient giants. Fantastic creatures and daring adventures are all just part of another average day for Hilda, but what will she do if she is forced to move to Trolberg city, far away from her beloved valley home? Dive into the adventure with this illustrated chapter book, based on the first two episodes of the show. 

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante

Title: The Grief Keeper
Author: Alexandra Villasante
Release Date: 6/11/2019
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
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Seventeen-year-old Marisol Morales and her little sister Gabi are detainees of the United States government. They were caught crossing the U.S. border, to escape the gang violence in their country after their brother was murdered. When Marisol learns that the old family friend who had offered them refuge in America has died and they are going to be sent home, they flee.

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Ten Books with Rain on the Cover for a Rainy Day

My first thought when I saw this week’s topic of Rainy Day Reads was to come up with a list of happy books to beat the gray gloom on a rainy day. I like to try my best to put my personal spin on the topic every week though, so instead I’m going to be sharing with you ten books that have rain on the covers!

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Review: Whatever Life Throws at You by Julie Cross

Title: Whatever Life Throws at You
Author: Julie Cross
Release Date: 10/7/2014
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Pages: 373
Rating: 5 stars
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Life loves a good curveball…

Seventeen-year-old Annie Lucas’s life is completely upended the moment her dad returns to the major leagues as the new pitching coach for the Kansas City Royals. Now she’s living in Missouri (too cold), attending an all-girls school (no boys), and navigating the strange world of professional sports. But Annie has dreams of her own—most of which involve placing first at every track meet…and one starring the Royals’ super-hot rookie pitcher.

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Sunday Stacks Week Three

Happy Sunday, friends! It’s been a wonderfully rainy weekend for me and I’ve loved it. Last week I didn’t do a highlight on my TBR because I wanted to make a discussion post on Trigger Warnings instead. If you missed that, it would mean a lot to me if you checked it out. It’s a topic I’m very passionate about and I put a lot work into the post.

Even thought I had two weeks to complete the last Sunday Stacks TBR, I’m proud that I got it done! I went through a reading slump at the beginning of the month and wasn’t really able to stay focused on any books I picked up. Thankfully I think I’m finally out of it so I’m looking forward to reading all the books this week!

It broke my heart, but I ended up DNFing Amelia Westlake Was Never Here at page 139 due to problematic content. I was so looking forward to this one and it just wasn’t good for me. At this point it’s definitely the most disappointing book I’ve read of 2019. I have a full review coming April 22.

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The A to Z Book Tag (My 50th Post!)

Today I’ll be sharing the A to Z book tag with y’all! This tag was created by Jamie from The Perpetual Page Turner. Like Jamie, I would jump at any chance to fill out a survey on Facebook during my youth, so I’m really glad she created this. A huge thank you to Laura from Laura Herondale’s Book Blog for tagging me!

Also, this is my 50th post and I’m so proud of myself!!

Author you’ve read the most books from:
– Ellen Hopkins has been a favorite since high school and I’ve read everything she’s written which so far is 15 books.

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Books at the End of the Rainbow: Blue Edition

Before May flowers, we get the April showers. I really love rainy days (it’s number 26 on my list of happy things), maybe because it gives me blue vibes which is my favorite color. To be more specific, my favorite color is cerulean, but all blues are good. So, to celebrate the April showers, I’m going to be sharing 15 of my favorite blue books with you!

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