Monday, 11 December 2017

Book Review: Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau

Title: Argyle Fox
Author: Marie Letourneau
Author Info: Website|Facebook|Twitter|Instagram
Genre: Children's, Picture Books
Source: NetGalley
Publisher: Tanglewood
Publication Date: 14th March 2017
Rating: 4 stars

Tell Me About It
Argyle Fox, with his signature style, wants to play outside on a springtime day, but the wind is wreaking havoc with his fun and games. As soon as he builds a card tower, climbs into a giant spider web, or takes up his pirate sword, here comes the wind: Woosh!

Mama Fox tells grumpy Argyle that if he thinks long enough, he will come up with something to do. Following his mother’s suggestion and inspired by her knitting, he works all the pieces of his day together and creates the perfect solution.

The story of Argyle teaches that failure is often a path to success and celebrates perseverance, creative thinking, and an old-fashioned springtime activity.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Book Review: Otherworld [Otherworld #1] by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller

Title: Otherworld
Authors: Jason Segel &Kirsten Miller
Author Info: Jason|Kirsten
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction
Series: Otherworld #1
Source: Publisher
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication Date: 31st October 2017
Rating: 4 stars

Tell Me About It
The Company Welcomes you To
The new generation of gaming.

Welcome to real life 2.0.
Are you ready to play?

There are no screens. There are no controls.
You don’t just see and hear it—you taste, smell, and touch it too.
In this new reality there are no rules to follow, no laws to break.
You can indulge your every desire.
Why would you ever want to leave?
Step into Otherworld.
Leave your body behind.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Book Review: Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover by Audrey Pen

Title: Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover
Author: Audrey Pen
Author Info: Website
Genre: Picture Book, Children's Fiction,
Source: NetGalley
Publisher: Tanglewood
Publication Date: 16th May 2017
Rating: 4 stars

Tell Me About It
“Are we almost there?” Chester Raccoon asked his mother. Chester is excited about going to his very first sleepover. After his mother drops him off at Pepper Opossum’s house with a Kissing Hand in his palm, Chester and his animal friends have a long day of playing games and eating snacks. But when the animals decide to bed down, Chester can’t go to sleep. While his Kissing Hand has kept him from getting scared, he isn’t in his own bedroom, and he misses his family. When Chester returns home, Mrs. Raccoon welcomes her little cub and reassures him that his home is always there when he needs it.

Young readers will enjoy reading about the party fun and take comfort when Chester finds himself in a situation they can relate to.

Friday, 1 December 2017

Bookish Bingo: The Winter Edition

I'm signing up for Bookish Bingo once again, which is host by Pretty Deadly Reviews. If you want to sign up yourself then you can find the board and the sign up here.

It’s time for another round of Bookish Bingo! If you’re new here, Bookish Bingo is a reading challenge that spans one season. This round is winter 2017-18, so December, January, and February. Each season a new bingo card with 24 different categories is created. The object of the game is to get as many bingos as possible – and also to possibly expand your reading horizons. The only real rules are that you can only have one square per book, so no doubling up on challenges, and you can only count one DNF. All you need to do to play is comment on the link above

Without any further ado, here is the card for December, January, and February!

Monthly Wrap Up: October + November

Monthly Wrap Up is a way for me to look back on what I've read, and what I'm looking forward to. It also combines The Reading Queue and Honourable Mentions.
The idea behind this post comes from Lost in Lit
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