Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Books In For Review

Check out these books that have just arrived for review!  Reviews will be posted to our site and blog shortly so be sure to come back to read the reviews!





Tabitha Fink: The Cat With One Eye by Rick Felty This is the story of Tabitha Fink. Tabitha Fink is a cat. She happens to have only one eye, but that’s just what makes her special. Otherwise she’s just like every other cat. She likes to run, to play, to hide, to climb up things and gobble up her food. "Tabitha Fink: The Cat With One Eye" is a fun little book, written for children age 2 to 5 that tells Tabitha’s story in a simple playful rhyme wrapped around delightful illustrations that kids will love. The story also contains the important message that everyone is special, no matter how different they may seem. In addition, inside every book (both print and Kindle) is information about how to get a free enhanced audio version of "Tabitha Fink: The Cat With One Eye." The world of Tabitha Fink is a simple and playful reflection of the many special things that are part of children’s lives. The Tabitha stories start with the truth that no one is perfect, that we are all special and unique and that we should celebrate the uniqueness in everyone. Then they use this friendly little one-eyed cat Tabitha Fink to tell other stories that will help children explore their emerging and sometimes challenging worlds.  

The Stuff of Stars: The Seekers, Book 2 by David Litwack Evolved Publishing presents the second book in the dystopian sci-fi series, The Seekers. ~~~ "But what are we without dreams?" ~ Against all odds, Orah and Nathaniel have found the keep and revealed the truth about the darkness, initiating what they hoped would be a new age of enlightenment. But the people were more set in their ways than anticipated, and a faction of vicars whispered in their ears, urging a return to traditional ways. ~ Desperate to keep their movement alive, Orah and Nathaniel cross the ocean to seek the living descendants of the keepmasters' kin. Those they find on the distant shore are both more and less advanced than expected. ~ The seekers become caught between the two sides, and face the challenge of bringing them together to make a better world. The prize: a chance to bring home miracles and a more promising future for their people. But if they fail this time, they risk not a stoning but losing themselves in the twilight of a never-ending dream.

Country Story by Tim Noah Singing a happy refrain, a boy with a nickel and his faithful dog set off for the Country Store. They are soon joined by two more pals and a simple trek turns into an epic adventure.Through twists, turns and hair-raising surprises, surrounded by his friends, the boy reaches his final destination only to discover it was all about the journey.

A Caterpillar, a Bee and a VERY Big Tree by Dicksy Wilson and D.B. Sanders A story about positive thinking, helping others and never giving up. Authors Dicksy Wilson and D.B. Sanders tell the inspirational story of one very small caterpillar overcoming huge obstacles to save the day and make some memorable friends along the way.  

Good Dogs, Great Listeners: The Story of Charlotte, Lily and the Litter by Renata Bowers Charlotte loves dogs, especially her loving and loyal dog, Lily. And she loves adventure, especially with Lily and her Litter of six stuffed dogs in tow. But, she doesn't love to read. Charlotte has a pesky habit of abandoning a book in favor of a distraction. Paired with her dogs and her bold imagination, that distraction has a way of turning into a grand adventure. But when Lily gets hurt on one of their adventures, Charlotte relies on her imagination and her heart to find a way to love Lily back to health...and discovers a love for reading along the way - along with her beloved companions.