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#BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

I LOVE learning, so seeing this encyclopedia perked me right up! Sure, insects can be creepy and crawly, but I was down for learning some new stuff about everyone's "favourite" creatures! And I wasn't disappointed! Do keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive collection of bugs, but it is an excellent start for… Continue reading #BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

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#BookReview Incredible Cacao (Miss Tree Tale’s #2) by Deepa Remesh

To misquote the first sentence in this book, it was a beautiful book! Miss Tree Tales is a wonderful little series all about educating the people about the environment! Last time around we learned about coconuts and sustainability and this time we get to learn about cacao (mmmm...chocolate... cue the Homer Simpson reference). Our heroes,… Continue reading #BookReview Incredible Cacao (Miss Tree Tale’s #2) by Deepa Remesh

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#BookReview Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence

Who doesn't love a book about a strong female character? Especially a girl like me who grew up needing some strong female influences! Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence is a wonderful, little book that is a must read for children. To begin with, there is a super, evil villain who has decided the… Continue reading #BookReview Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence

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#BookReview Project Team Leadership and Communication by Samuel Malachowsky, PMP

Samuel Malachowsky has crafted an intelligent textbook packed full of management and leadership advice. This excellent collection of ideas is the ultimate learning tool. Not only is there lots of information available in written form, but there is also supplemental learning tools within the book - questions, quizzes, definitions. There is also a curriculum available… Continue reading #BookReview Project Team Leadership and Communication by Samuel Malachowsky, PMP

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#BookReview Mighty Coconuts (Miss Tree Tales #1) by Deepa Remesh

Miss Tree Tales by Deepa Remesh is a wonderful series that is an absolute must read! Book #1: Mighty Coconuts is a cute, little gem that should be actively sought out by avid readers. This middle grade novel is short but sweet, and delivering all the right messages. Mia and Nik live in Texas, and… Continue reading #BookReview Mighty Coconuts (Miss Tree Tales #1) by Deepa Remesh

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#BookReview Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

  Lab Girl by Hope Jahren felt like a book personally made for me. This novel following Hope Jahren's life and trials of becoming a geobiologist is a serious gem for my collection. Every sentence of this novel felt like it was crafted for me - it a smart, female scientist rocking out in her… Continue reading #BookReview Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

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#BookReview After Namaste by K. Kris Loomis

After Namaste is a collection of short essays by K. Kris Loomis full of eye-opening motivations. I won't lie, I loved the essay about a swimmer. What can I say? I've always been quite the fish. And man oh man, does this book hit close to home. Reinventing yourself is something many people try, but… Continue reading #BookReview After Namaste by K. Kris Loomis

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#BookReview Unhinged by Richard Clark

  Unhinged by Richard Clark is a sweet, short read that I'd highly recommend! This must read has an incredibly adorable and important theme to share! Pile on the breath-taking pictures and you've got yourself a real winner! The book is barely 15 pages, so this would be an excellent bedtime book! Storytime will never… Continue reading #BookReview Unhinged by Richard Clark

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#BookReview The Black Mzungu by Alexandria Kathleen Osborne

The Black Mzungu was a fantastic non-fiction read about the author, Alexandria Obsorne's, incredible change in scenery. I was shocked by how much I liked this book. I rarely find myself enjoying non-fiction or biographies, but this novel hit all the right notes with me. The author does a fantastic job retelling her life story… Continue reading #BookReview The Black Mzungu by Alexandria Kathleen Osborne

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#BookReview Survving Revision: How One Writer Finished What She Started by K. Kris Loomis

  Surviving Revision by K. Kris Loomis is a thoughtful reflection on the writing process. If you're looking for a non-fiction book surrounding the thoughts on how to finish writing your book, then you've come to the right place! K. Kris Loomis (the author of The Sinking of Bethany Ann Crane) compiled a list of… Continue reading #BookReview Survving Revision: How One Writer Finished What She Started by K. Kris Loomis