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Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Leigh Bardugo, Spindle Fire is an enthralling, wholly original re-imagining of a classic faerie story. Half-sisters Isabelle and Aurora are polar opposites: Isabelle is the king’s headstrong illegitimate daughter, whose sight was tithed by faeries; Aurora, beautiful and sheltered, was tithed her …

The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep By Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, Illustrated by Sydney Hanson

Hardcover, 40 pages Published October 4th 2016 by Crown Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher Bedtime at my house is a time of ear splitting wails and chaos not at all conducive to a good night’s sleep so when this title got pitched to me, I jumped at the chance …

Review: Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho

… Embarrassing relatives became less of a problem after Vivian left Malaysia. In the modern Western country where she lived, the public toilets were clean, the newspapers were allowed to be as rude to the government as they liked, and nobody believed in magic except people in whom nobody believed. …

The Diary of Ma Yan: The Struggles and Hopes of a Chinese Schoolgirl by Ma Yan, Pierre Haski, Lisa Appignanesi (Translator)

Hardcover, 176 pages Published May 31st 2005 by HarperCollins Source: Library It is not every day that a book makes me cry. Just…every other day. Just kidding. I actually have a cold heart so being emotional while reading is not a normal occurrence for me. However, The Diary of Ma …

Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs, Sophia Foster-Dimino (Illustrator)

Hardcover, 240 pages Published October 4th 2016 by Quirk Books Source: Publisher Ever heard of Allied spy Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim woman whom the Nazis considered “highly dangerous”? Or German painter and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, who planned and embarked on the world’s first scientific expedition? How about Huang Daopo, …