Review: Lumberjanes: The Moon Is Up

Lumberjanes: The Moon Is Up 2nd in the series by Mariko Tamaki Ill. by Brooklyn Allen Amulet Books, 2018 Middle Grade Fantasy Adventure Summary: In this follow-up to Unicorn Power!, the Lumberjanes of Roanoke cabin find themselves in the midst of astronomy-themed competitions and trying to figure out who stole the cheese. Likes: I really…

A Bewitching Green Tea Solstice Recap: November 29, 2021

Photo by locrifa on Pexels.com On Green Tea Librarian: I reviewed: Take Me Home Tonight, Cheer Up! Love and Pompoms, Prince Freya Vol. 1, The Girl from the Sea, Lore Olympus Vol. 1, and Aurora Burning. On Solstice Enthusiast: I rewatched Witcher, Season 1 and then watched The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf. On Bewitching…

Review: Aurora Burning

Liu Zishan 123RF.com Aurora Burning 2nd in the series by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Alfred A. Knopf, 2020 YA Science Fiction Summary: I will probably spoil the previous book but I'll try not to spoil this one. Aurora and the squad are still reeling from one of their number being assimilated. Plus they have…

Review: Lore Olympus Vol. 1

Lore Olympus, Vol. 1 by Rachel Smythe Del Rey, 2021 Adult Fantasy Comic Summary: Persephone finally gets to move out away from her protective mom and move in with Artemis. Hades is in a toxic relationship but then he sees Persephone and his world starts to shift. *Spoilers in the "Dislikes" section.* Likes: I love…

Review: Prince Freya Vol. 1

Prince Freya, Vol. 1 by Keiko Ishihara VIZ Media, 2020 Summary: Freya lives in a small village with her mom. Aaron and Alek were taken in by them when they were younger and they go on to work for Prince Edvard of Tyr as soldiers. Aaron becomes a knight and Alek is a soldier. But…

Review: Take Me Home Tonight

Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021 YA Contemporary Romance Summary: Kat and Stevie go into New York City for her birthday and to see a teacher's play. Unfortunately they lose their phones and then they lose each other. Likes: I liked the focus on friendship. I…

Review: Postcolonial Love Poem

Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Díaz Graywolf Press, 2020 Poetry Collection Summary: This collection features a range of language and themes. It is about mental health, nature, sex, and love. The language is beautiful and the imagery is sometimes brutal. Overall every poem is written deliberately and lyrically. I did prefer the poems that spoke…