Archive for June, 2018

Youth Services Book Review gives a Starred Review

June 22nd, 2018

“Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5… What did you like about the book?…Reading a book like this makes me SO GLAD I just made a dedicated #novelsinverse section in my library! I loved this book, especially Cara and Mike’s devotion to each other and the lyrical language throughout. I love how Mike is an “ugly dog” […]

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CM Magazine calls The Flooded Earth “a taut, suspenseful, masterfully written ‘cli-fi’ thriller”

June 21st, 2018

“A taut, suspenseful, masterfully written ‘cli-fi’ thriller, The Flooded Earth combines the best of speculative fiction with strong characterization and moral dilemma. The post-Flood world is described in vivid detail, from the high-class world of Annalie’s boarding school to the damp, ramshackle, gang-infested world of their home neighborhood known as Lowtown…. It is interesting that the author […]

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Resource Links rates Sun Dog as an Excellent picture book in the June 2018 issue

June 15th, 2018

“Rating: E… The story is very exciting and full of local colour. The amazing illustrations are done with polymer clay and acrylic paint. They are beautifully rendered in wonderful colours and textures. They reflect the puppy nature and local scenery with great affection. This book could possibly be an award winner!” Thematic Links: Sled Dogs; […]

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"Best Pirate is a rollicking good tale" says San Francisco Book Review

June 11th, 2018

“Best Pirate is a rollicking good tale that takes readers across the seas and to a mysterious island to find a fabled treasure. And while it is a tale of young pirate Augusta’s bravery and daring, it is also one of quick thinking and unexpected kindness…. Detailed, full color illustrations bring the story to life and […]

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Small Things gets a 5-star review from Jill's Book Blog

June 8th, 2018

“When I was a kid, I didn’t like picture books without words. However, now I know that the pictures can tell a more powerful story without words. This is the case with this book…. The illustrations in this book are beautiful….The depiction of his demons were much more prominent though the images than they would […]

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Missing Mike "showcas[es] author Shari Green's genuine flair for originality" says Midwest Book Review

June 6th, 2018

“Showcasing author Shari Green’s genuine flair for originality and narrative driven storytelling, Missing Mike will prove to be of extraordinary interest for children ages 9 to 12, making it an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to elementary school and community library Contemporary General Fiction collections for young readers.” Click here to read the full review

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