Doctoroo & the Case of the Red-Hot Hawaiians: Book Review/Author Interview/ Giveaway

My Thoughts: Beautiful Illustrations that bring the characters to life with vibrant colors! It was fun flying to Hawaii with Doctoroo and trying to solve the mystery of the red-itching skin the pig dancers encounter. Was it something in the volcanos? Or perhaps poison ivy? You must hike and look at plants to find out. … Continue reading Doctoroo & the Case of the Red-Hot Hawaiians: Book Review/Author Interview/ Giveaway

Alycat and the Cattywampus Wednesday: Bookreview and Giveaway!

Another great read! My daughters and I enjoyed following Alycat as she experienced a backward day and tried to make the best of it. The author used fun phrases that had my girls giggling as we tried to solve the mystery lure of what was causing such a catty-wumpsy day. The illustrations are vibrant and … Continue reading Alycat and the Cattywampus Wednesday: Bookreview and Giveaway!

The Elegant Emu: Book Review & Giveaway!

A humorous book that teaches table manners to children. My daughters enjoyed the story and the fun illustrations! It says for ages 3-11, but I had to define some of the vocabulary for my 6-year-old. It did lead to an interesting conversation about etiquette. It slowed the flow to pause and explain words, but it … Continue reading The Elegant Emu: Book Review & Giveaway!

Sunny and the Cats: Book Review and Giveaway!

This is probably my favorite children's book I've read this year, and I think my six-year-old and two-year-old agree. A cat and dog story of how we can get along with others different from us, have fun, and help each other in time of need. It was cute to see the ruckus caused on both … Continue reading Sunny and the Cats: Book Review and Giveaway!

Janyre Tromp: Author Interview

I'm so excited to have Janyre today to discuss her debut novel and mental health. Jessy: I love your novel for several reasons. It deals with PTSD and features a married couple dealing with this new element when the husband returns from war. What made you touch on the subject of PTSD? Janyre: This story … Continue reading Janyre Tromp: Author Interview

Jennifer Q. Hunt: Author Interview & Giveaway!

I'm so excited to have Jennifer for Mental Health Awareness Month! At the end of the week, Jennifer will be giving away an e-copy of Great Waters to a commentator. Available in KU & paperback Jessy: Tell us a bit about yourself and your writing. Jennifer: I’m a historical fiction author who writes about deeper … Continue reading Jennifer Q. Hunt: Author Interview & Giveaway!

Bunster, An Easter Story: Review & Giveaway!

Back cover: Join Bunster as he finds friends in unlikely places as a celebration of Easter! Enter #Giveaway for a chance to win! My thoughts: My daughters, 2 & 6, and I loved the fun illustrations. It's a delightful story that celebrates diversity in friends. The title implies it's an Easter story, but Easter isn't … Continue reading Bunster, An Easter Story: Review & Giveaway!

Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy: Book Review, Author Interview + Giveaway!

A cute toothy fairy story! It does hop from the child's point of view and then to the tooth fairy. It was a pattern of one page was a child, the next the fairy. And it took me aback at first. Mainly because I'm not used to seeing that in picture books. My six-year-old enjoyed … Continue reading Lulu and the Missing Tooth Fairy: Book Review, Author Interview + Giveaway!

Beyond Her Calling: Author Interview & Giveaway!

https://tinyurl.com/bde3hch9 It's been fun being discovering this charming series. Beyond her calling features, Ivy. With her sister Alice now married and gone, she wonders what her meaning in life is. Book 4 takes her to Scotland as she faces her anxiety disorder and goes on a quest to find her calling. I rate it a … Continue reading Beyond Her Calling: Author Interview & Giveaway!