My Pet Slime [Courtney Sheinmel]

My Pet Slime by Courtney Sheinmel and illustrated by Renée Kurilla is an absolutely adorable middlegrade novel about a young girl who is allergic to animals but still desperately wants a pet. All of her friends have pets of their own and it seems so unfair that she cannot have any herself. And so, master…

Late to the Party [Kelly Quindlen]; 2020 YA Releases

Ahh, Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen sounds like an adorable bunch of fun. While I'm not typically one for contemporary novels, I'm actually pretty intrigued by this one. Since there are so few contemporary novels that I actually end up falling head over heels for, I don't really expect that to happen with this…