The Crossover Book Review

As a Children’s Librarian, one of the tasks that I have to do every year is host Battle of the Books for 5th graders. For 2022, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander was one of the titles that we picked for a multitude of reasons. It won the Newbery Medal in 2015, and it’s the onlyContinue reading “The Crossover Book Review”

The Book of Love: 50 Poems to Fall in Love Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free PDF copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Love is in the air, and there are many ways to express it. One way is to read poetry (no matter how corny it is), for they come from the most vulnerable and deepest emotions. Shah AsadContinue reading “The Book of Love: 50 Poems to Fall in Love Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Five

Hello Everybody, I hope everyone’s having a great MLK Jr. Day! I sure am! I will continue to strive for diversity, equality, and inclusion when I review books from all walks of life. Since the last chapter, I have read a lot of books and audiobooks, but I do have two books to share withContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Five”

Divan of Shah Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free PDF copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Since April is National Poetry Month, I wanted to try my hand reading and reviewing poetry. I oversee the poetry collection at the one of the libraries I work at, so it makes sense to get toContinue reading “Divan of Shah Book Review”