The Week in Reviews: ReadLove Recap For the Week Beginning February 16th


Another week has come and gone at ReadLove ! Here’s what you may have missed:


Kids Corner: Secrets Beneath the Sea by Janet Gurtler

4 of 5 Hearts. Take a Splash with Three Talented and Appealing Young Mermaids! Secrets Beneath the Sea is a fun collection of three stories, each leading into the next, though told by a different, likeable mermaid. Girls on land will enjoy watching the trio of smart and kind mergirls as they tackle and surmount challenges that are not so much different from those they have to confront in their everyday lives above the sea.  [Read the full review]




Fiction Shelves: Emissary by Thomas Locke (aka Davis Bunn)



3 of 5 Hearts. Imaginative World Inhabited by Rough-hewn Characters. Thomas Locke’s Emissary presents a carefully drawn world filled with magic, mystery, action, and suspense while neglecting to expand on the inner workings of those who inhabit it. More likely to find favor with youthful male readers who prefer their readings heavier on action than emotional resonance.  [Read the full review]


Kids Corner: T.A. Barron – “Countdown to a Meaningful Life” Week 4: Wonder

ReadLove joins T.A. Barron for a special blog series to celebrate the upcoming publication of The Wisdom of Merlin: 7 Magical Words for a Meaningful Life. This seven-week countdown campaign will be based on Merlin’s answer to the question, “What is the meaning of life?”

Surprisingly, the answer has only seven words…but they are the most powerful words of all.

Join with us each week as we focus on one of these magical words with supporting content that will help us acknowledge, reflect, practice, and get inspired to embark on a new adventure or live life to its fullest.

Fourth Magical Word: Wonder  [Read the full article]


DVD Review: Iesodo: Joy – Unto Us a Dove Is Born by Zaya Toonz, LLC



5 of 5 Hearts. A Flight-Worthy Fowl-Feathered Take on the Nativity Story. Talented animators, writers, and voices continue to make the Iesodo series a go-to source as they carry the message and teachings of Jesus to children.  [Read the full review]



That’s everything that happened on ReadLove this week. See you next week!

Until then, I’d love it if you shared a bit about your week in the comments!


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