Since the fourth book in The Wayward Children series was published on Tuesday, I thought it was high time I shared my review of the books.
“You’re nobody’s rainbow.
You’re nobody’s princess.
You’re nobody’s doorway but your own, and the only one who gets to tell you how your story ends is you.”
― Seanan McGuire , Every Heart a Doorway
These books are for every person who ever felt too weird, too different, or too out of place in our world. For every kid who read about Narnia, Wonderland, Neverland, and Hogwarts and thought, “yeah, there’s where I would fit in.”
They’re for the adults who are still waiting to recapture some of the same magic that they found one afternoon in a backyard with their friends. That doorway to another world…
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Another amazing children’s book! Julián is a little boy who wants to dress up like the beautiful women he sees on the train. His abuela is shocked but helps him transform into a stunning mermaid. A feel-good story about difference.
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In the interest of full discloser, I was fully primed to love this book. I have used and reviewed Emily Ley’s planners for the past two years and have followed her business journey after hearing about her through Lara Casey. Let me just say this book did not disappoint.
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by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
Warning: this review contains mild spoilers! The plot is very broadly outlined below but I have tried to keep what I believe to be the major reveals a secret.
While certainly a different medium, Rowling’s latest work retains the magic of the original series.
Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy serve as our teenage guides to Hogwarts this time around. Just like their fathers before them, they have more passion than sense. When they hear of an injustice, the two unlikely friends use any means necessary to right the wrong.
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by Shauna Niequist
Pub Date: August 9, 2016
It’s no secret that I have adored Niequist’s other books. I have given out numerous copies of Bread and Wine
to friends, both for the recipes and the wise words. I am using Savor
as my devotional for the year and I am daily reminded of Niequist’s amazing insights into every day life. All of that is to say that I was primed to love Present Over Perfect
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