April 2020

All opinions used to describe the books’ themes and content are mine and mine alone, unless otherwise specified. Find a copy of these books at your local bookstore, or mine, Mystery to Me in Madison, WI!

A New Kind of Wild – Zara González Hoang

With colorful and WILD illustrations, Gonzalez Hoang  reminds readers that it’s okay to feel homesick, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a new (and WILD) home!

Read the full review HERE.

A Wish in the Dark – Christina Soontornvat

A Middle-Grade spin on Lés Miserablés? Yes, please! Between the mystical lights that fuel this fictional city and the relentless pursuit of justice, readers of all ages have loved Soontornvat’s A Wish in the Dark.

Full review HERE.

The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s – Andy Greene

Before you make a snap-judgement about this book, let me just say this:

Super-fans and So-So-Fans and I’m-Definitely-Not-A-Fan-Why-Do-People-Love-This-Show-Fans – This book is for ALL of you! It’s comforting, it’s funny, and it’s an absolute tribute to the kindness of the human heart.