ARC Review: History Comics: The National Parks: Preserving America’s Wild Places by Falynn Koch

This was an informative graphic novel that takes us through the history of national parks, with Bigfoot as the narrator. It starts with the creation of the very first national park, Yellowstone, and leads to the creation of the National Park Service (NPS).  I enjoyed this graphic novel but it was a bit chaotic at … More ARC Review: History Comics: The National Parks: Preserving America’s Wild Places by Falynn Koch

Review: Princess Princess Ever After by Kay O’Neill

When princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted Sadie from her prison tower, she finds a beautiful friend and partner.  They have to work together to stop a rampaging troll, bring down a jealous sorceress, and save a kingdom.  This was an adorable story. Kay O’Neill really writes beautiful graphic novels. Sadie and Amira’s adventures were filled … More Review: Princess Princess Ever After by Kay O’Neill

Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Kay O’Neill

It’s been a year since Ginseng’s was entrusted to Greta and she is still mourning. While struggling to help Ginseng, Greta is also struggling to create something spectacular to impress a master blacksmith.  This was another wonderful addition to this series and continues Greta and Minette’s story. I really adore these two. Since the previous … More Review: The Tea Dragon Tapestry by Kay O’Neill

Review: The Tea Dragon Society by Kay O’Neill

This was an adorable graphic novel. This story focuses on Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, who is now also learning to care for tea dragons with Heskiel and Erik. While at the tea shop she meets Minette, who has amnesia. They quickly bond over the dragons and grow closer with each passing season.  Greta was a … More Review: The Tea Dragon Society by Kay O’Neill

Review: Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World by Scott McCormick

Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World takes us back in history to discuss the lives of six different pirates: Stede Bonnet, Anne Bonney, Mary Read, Jean and Pierre Lafitte, and Ching Shih.  This was a fascinating look at some pirate history. Stede Bonnet, known as the gentleman pirate, was a fascinating and clueless man who … More Review: Pirates! Scoundrels Who Shook the World by Scott McCormick

Review: Rivals 2! More Frenemies Who Changed the World by Scott McCormick

Rivals 2! More Frenemies Who Changed the World covers four more rivals throughout history: Edison vs Tesla, Coco Chanel vs Elsa Schiaparelli, Muhammad Ali vs. Frazier, and Green vs Blue.  While this was an informative audiobook like the previous one, I found the over the top production in this one to be distracting. At times … More Review: Rivals 2! More Frenemies Who Changed the World by Scott McCormick

Review: Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World by Scott McCormick

Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World discusses four different rivals throughout history that caused huge changes to their fields. This audiobook covers the feuds between paleontologists Cook and Marsh, Adidas and Puma, Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots, and Hamilton and Burr.  I found this audiobook to be quite fascinating. I think this is … More Review: Rivals! Frenemies Who Changed the World by Scott McCormick