Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation

Synopsis Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She’s also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy…like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much…like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. LupeContinue reading “Book Tour+Review- Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera|#OwnVoices, Asian-Latinx Representation”

Blog Tour: The Backyard Tales by Aniesha Brahma|Book Review|

In Aniesha Brahma’s ‘The Backyard Tales’, a magical world comes alive through everyday characters, furry friends and a sinister mystery that eventually unfolds into a great story.

Book Review: The Wild Folk Rising by Sylvia V. Linsteadt|The Stargold Chronicles #2|

The Wild Folks rise again in this epic conclusion to The Wild Folk series. Tim and Comfrey’s mission this time is to save the Wild folks and the island of Farallone from the evil and selfish Brothers trying to encroach on their land and extracting star gold from the bloodstream of the residents. Tim andContinue reading “Book Review: The Wild Folk Rising by Sylvia V. Linsteadt|The Stargold Chronicles #2|”

Book Review: North Child by Edith Pattou

Rose, brave and beautiful is a ‘North Child’, which means she is meant to wander and explore lands that are farther away from home. But a mother’s love is a complicated thing and Rose’s mother would give away anything to keep her birth direction a secret. Rose has a penchant for outdoorsy adventures, and wouldContinue reading “Book Review: North Child by Edith Pattou”

Book Review: Skycircus by Peter Bunzl|An Escape from the mysterious circus full of secrets and lies

Another installment to the Cogheart series and these books can be fairly termed as an adventure rather than a thriller (unlike the other two books in this series). Lily, Robert, and Malkin are swept into the mysterious and somewhat dangerous world of the Skycircus after Lily receives her mother’s journals in a mysterious package onContinue reading “Book Review: Skycircus by Peter Bunzl|An Escape from the mysterious circus full of secrets and lies”

Book Review: The Adventures of Biplob the Bumblebee- Volume 1 by Abhishek Talwar

What a jolly bee, our friend Biplop. With three stories, the author writes about a bee who is happy and truly concerned about the beings around him, especially the stunning flowers in the garden he lives in and farmer Balram who grows them in his land. The first story is about Biplob realizing his purposeContinue reading “Book Review: The Adventures of Biplob the Bumblebee- Volume 1 by Abhishek Talwar”

Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke|Fairy tale tragedies and real-life brutality|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Oscar-winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world. This spellbinding taleContinue reading “Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke|Fairy tale tragedies and real-life brutality|”

Book Review: The Puffin Book of Holiday Stories|Fun-filled stories that will make you crave for a vacation|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Hop, skip and err . . . stumble through your vacations with: Ø a clever parrot called Carrot who makes quite the entrance at summer school Ø two arch-enemies who battle it out using delicious mango desserts Ø a mischievous group of boys who finally meet their match Ø a girl withContinue reading “Book Review: The Puffin Book of Holiday Stories|Fun-filled stories that will make you crave for a vacation|”

Wonder Words by Rituparna Sarkar|A fun and innovative way to learn new words|

‘Wonder Words’ is a collection of words from all over the world. The best part about these words is that they are native and…. wait for it… Untranslatable! The words have been arranged in Alphabetical order and are supported by a pronunciation guide. There is a mention of the place of origin and then thereContinue reading “Wonder Words by Rituparna Sarkar|A fun and innovative way to learn new words|”

Of course, it’s Butterfingers by Khyrunnisa A.

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Bang! Thump! Crash! Who’s the wizard of the woeful, the foremost lord of the foul-up, the bumbling baron of blunders? Of course it’s Butterfingers! Even when Amar Kishen-better known as Butterfingers-isn’t stumbling through misadventures, he sure has disaster tailing him every step of the way. And now that he’s back, his ‘brilliant’Continue reading “Of course, it’s Butterfingers by Khyrunnisa A.”