Book Reviews

Black History Month for the Rest of the Year

As Black History Month draws to a close, the Growing Up Maury Team would like to share some of our favorite books to share the accomplishments, endeavors and impacts of people of color.  We are choosing to share this at the end of the month so that you can continue to explore these stories and the lives of these individuals throughout the year. Special thanks to Kelly Bellamy for compiling

Review of The Engagement Plot

The Engagement Plot is a fun, vivid, light, airy, romantic, splendid and often hysterical ride through the adventures or should I say misadventures of Hanna and William. And boy did their love story begin as a misadventure. The Engagement Plot is Krista Phillips at her Christian romantic comedy best. I worried as I began the advanced reader copy of this book because I am not a fan of reality show

Books For Young Readers

  Preschool AND EMERGING READERS Growing Up Maury was given a free, advanced copy of each book by NetGalley. The only expectation is an honest review. To purchase a book click on the link after each review. A portion of the proceeds made by the sale of these books will be donated to the relief efforts of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Marie. I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan is

What Made Maddy Run: A Book Review

What Made Maddy Run: A book Review ADULT NONFICTION The life of Madison Holleran was a remarkable life in many ways. She was a star athlete in both track and in soccer. She was an ivy league university scholar. She was a daughter, granddaughter, sister and friends. She also suffered and died as the result of depression. The book What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of