Thirsty Mermaids [Kat Leyh]

The water makes her feel better. Kat Leyh's Thirsty Mermaids is a debauchery filled tale about Mermaids who cast a spell to turn them human so they may partake in the drinking pastime. Of course, the intent is to return to the sea the next morning, but it seems our mermaids went into this plan…

The DNF Shelf; Goodreads Tips

Annoyed with Goodreads? Wish you had a shelf you could add dnf books to without having them in your "Read" shelf? You can have one! I've written about this before, but I'm often reminded that not everyone knows how this particular feature works. I've been using it for ages now, though, and I utterly love…

Reader Fox Recommends: All Our Yesterdays

“The truth is, the world is a fucked up place sometimes.” Oh, I don't think it's really possible for me to recommend Cristin Terrill's All Our Yesterdays enough. This is one of those books that just sort of shocks you the whole way through. And it does this well. This is a book I finished…

Hans Christian Andersen [Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara]

It's never too late if you really want to learn. I've talked about Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara's Little People, Big Dreams series many times before on this blog. And it should come as no surprise that I picked up her Hans Christian Andersen story as well. I think the thing I love about this series…

Good Night, Oppy! [James McGowan]

Ping! Science now, joyrides later! As a reading educator, I both absolutely adore and am kind of disappointed by James McGowan's Good Night, Oppy! Illustrated by Graham Carter, this book had a serious amount of potential. A science-education focused and downright adorable fictionalized story about the Mars rover, Opportunity, sounds amazing. But, unfortunately, it had…