Book Spotlight On “The Jumbie God’s Revenge” By Tracie Baptiste @AlgonquinYR @Traceybaptiste

Tracey Baptiste’s extraordinary 2015 novel The Jumbies was celebrated as a “spellbinding adaptation of a Haitian folktale” (Parents), with “endlessly addictive and hypnotic” storytelling (Essence). The Jumbies, which introduced middle-grade readers to the titular spirits that trick, steal, and go bump in the night in Afro-Caribbean stories, garnered remarkable praise...

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Book Review Of “The Winter Sister” By Megan Collins @TouchstoneBooks @AtriaBooks @SimonSchuster @ImMeganCollins

Thank you to Atria and Touchstone Books for both inviting me to read this book, and Atria for gifting me an E-ARC. All opinions are my own. I rate this book a 4 out of 5 Stars. “When they found my sister’s body, the flyers we’d hung around town were...

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Book Review Of “The Oyster Thief” By Sonia Faruqi @Sonia_Faruqi @Pegasus_Books

“It took her a journey across the ocean to learn what she knew of love and fear and hate, but the essence of it came to her in an instant, as she succumbed to the churning black depths of the deep sea.” Coralline is a shy mermaid in the Atlantic...

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Book Review Of “Sea Witch” By Sarah Henning @harperteen @booksparks @shhenning #katherinetegenbooks #readingbythesea2018

Everyone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss. But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends. One feared, one royal, and one already dead. Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town....

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Book Review Of “To Kill A Kingdom” By Alexandra Christo @MacKidsBooks @alliechristo

Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into...

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