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Top Ten Tuesday: Picture Book Love

13 Feb

Here’s a list of picture books that focus on love – perfect for Valentine’s Day (or any day you want to spread some love)!

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  1. Love by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Loren Long

  2. That’s Me Loving You by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Teagan White

  3. Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

  4. No Matter What by Emma Dodd

  5. Little You by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett

  6. One Love by Cedella Marley and Bob Marley

  7. Someday by Alison McGhee, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

  8. The I LOVE YOU Book by Todd Parr

  9. Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses by Jen Arena, illustrated by Blanca Gomez

  10. I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld


TTT-Big2Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl.

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Top Ten Tuesday: YA Romance

14 Feb

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  1. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
    I love Rainbow Rowell’s writing style with this quirky couple.
  2. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
    My first Sarah Dessen read and the one I believe will always be my favorite!
  3. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
    I just finished this book recently and loved the concept of falling in love with your soulmate over the course of eight hours.
  4. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
    One of those books I’ll never forget that I’ve read as I bawled on the metro in DC…
  5. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benajmin Alire Sáenz
    Beautiful coming-of-age story about a Mexican-American teen as he learns about himself and the importance of friendship.
  6. Beastly by Alex Flinn
    Beauty & the Beast is my favorite Disney movie, so of course I had to add this one to the list!
  7. Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
    I really enjoyed this LGBT cute romance!
  8. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han*
  9. If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo*
  10. When We Collided by Emery Lord*

*These are on my TBR list, so I can’t say anything about them, but I’m excited to read all three!


Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created byThe Broke and the Book

25 Titles to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

11 Feb

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A great list of picture books about love, family, kindness and friendship to share for Valentine’s Day (or any day of the year)!

  1. Won’t You Be My Kissaroo? by Joanne Ryder and Melissa Sweet
  2. Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse and Barbara Lavallee
  3. Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend by Mélanie Watt
  4. Snuggle Puppy! (a love song) by Sandra Boynton
  5. Hugs From Pearl by Paul Schmid
  6. Froggy’s First Kiss by Jonathan London and Frank Remkiewicz
  7. The Cookie Fiasco by Dan Santat
  8. The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas and Erin E. Stead
  9. My Heart Is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall
  10. Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
  11. Princess Hyacinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated) by Florence Parry Heide and Lane Smith
  12.  Love, Splat by Rob Scotton
  13. Shy by Deborah Freedmam
  14. One Family by George Shannon and Blanca Gomez
  15. Happy In Our Skin by Fran Manushkin and Lauren Tobia
  16. I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa Mccourt and Cyd Moore
  17. How Do I Love You? by Marion Dane Bauer and Caroline Jayne Church
  18. The Story of Fish & Snail by Deborah Freedman
  19. The Biggest Kiss by Joanna Walsh and Judi Abbot
  20. All the Things I Love About You by LeUyen Pham
  21. Plant a Kiss by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Peter H. Reynolds
  22. The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls
  23. Dear Bunny: A Bunny Love Story by Michaela Morgan and Caroline Jayne Church
  24. Always by Emma Dodd
  25. Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda
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