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MMGM and #IMWAYR: Aquicorn Cove!

I'm going to put my pre-post conversation at the end of the post today—because I'm radical and unpredictable!!!  (Or something.) So let's dive in with a review, then see what else I have to say! Middle Grade: Aquicorn Cove Written and illustrated by K. O'Neill Graphic novel · 2018 Add it on Goodreads · Preview the illustrations · · · The publisher says: · · · From the Eisner Award-winning author of The Tea Dragon Society and Princess Princess Ever After comes AQUICORN COVE , a heartfelt story about learning to be a guardian to yourself and those you love. When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a big storm, Lana remembers how much she’s missed the ocean—and the strong, reassuring presence of her aunt. As Lana explores the familiar beach, she discovers something incredible: a colony of Aquicorns, small magical seahorse-like creatures that live in the coral reef. Lana rescues an injured Aquicorn and cares for it with the he

#IMWAYR: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil!

Hi everyone! I'll be honest, I didn't read much at all this week—as of last week , I had already read like 80% of the book I'm reviewing today. This upcoming week, I'm going to actually get a graphic novel out and read more for fun, but until then, I'll just share my full review of last week's book with you all! But first... The Kidlit Lovers' Meetup! In case you missed it, I've announced the first two dates for the Kidlit Lovers' Meetup! This is a chance for us kidlit book bloggers and readers to get together on Zoom and talk about books, reading, blogging, and more. And the meetups will be on Sunday, June 23, 2024 from 5-6 PM Pacific , and Wednesday, July 24, 2024 from 4-5 PM Pacific . You can RSVP for the June meetup here , and RSVP for the July meetup here . Or you can read more about the meetups in case you're curious! I hope to see as many of you there as I can—I can't wait!!! Adult Books: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Writte