Category: Pushy Book Review


Bewitched Kids Corner {13} The Llama Llama Series by Anna Dewdney

Happy Friday, and welcome to the latest installment of our monthly feature where we review Children’s books. The Llama Llama Series By Anna Dewdney Amazon / B&N / Indiebound / Goodreads Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn’t coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby […]

Posted 1 November, 2013 by Pushy in Blog, Bookworms, Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 1 Comment
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Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris

Pushy:  As soon as I learned that David Sedaris had written another book, I couldn’t wait to read it!  There’s something so sly and wry and undeniably entertaining about his prose, particularly the way he can bare his soul so fully to the reader and still maintain a self-effacing humor throughout!  And when I learned […]

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Review: Without A Summer by Mary Robinette Kowal

Pushy:  Ahh…Jane and David.  It was with immense pleasure that I delved back into the world that Mary Robinette Kowal built for them.  Magical is such an inadequate word for the rich, lush, amazing alternate history Regency era world of the Glamourist Histories, and Without A Summer is as exceedingly enchanting as its predecessors. Heather: Stepping back […]

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Review: The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher

Femme Fatale The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher is a uniquely refreshing take on the YA genre, one in which the ethos of noir fiction is intimately blended with the contemporary frailties and foibles of the under 18 set.  Dark and definitely mysterious, the story is told through the perspective of Angela Lake, the cynical and deeply […]

Posted 19 September, 2013 by Pushy in Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 10 Comments
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Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

How Peculiar…. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is an unusual book.  Told in the compelling voice of Jacob Portman, this story is one part dark fairy tale, one part creepy campfire story, but 100% fascinating.  The story starts with tragedy and madness, heavy stuff no matter how deftly handled, and from there progresses into […]

Posted 5 September, 2013 by Pushy in Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 19 Comments
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Review: Icons by Margaret Stohl

Heather: I loved the Beautiful Creatures series, so I was very excited to see what the authors would write on their own. Margaret Stohl has delivered a beautifully written dystopian with fantastic world building and interesting characters. Pushy:  So true!  After reading her first series I was intrigued to see where she would go next. […]

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Bewitched Kids Corner {12} Tales From Lovecraft Middle School and GIVE AWAY

Happy Saturday, and welcome to the latest installment of our monthly feature where we review Children’s books. The Bell’s Ringing; School’s in Session Quirk Books is a publisher I’ve learned to trust for books that epitomize their name; edgy, different but always thoroughly enjoyable. And the Tales from Lovecraft Middle School series is a perfect […]

Posted 3 August, 2013 by Pushy in Blog, Featured, Giveaways, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 20 Comments
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