Book bites to share the love

This month we celebrate LOVE! Valerie Koehler, owner of the Blue Willow Bookshops, shares some of her favorite reads. Visit bluewillowbookshop.com

Love You by Heart by Peter Reynolds (Orchard Books)

Peter H. Reynolds brings to life this ode to unconditional love with a delightful and poetic tribute to the rare and beautiful love that binds us together.

You Are My Love You by Marianne Cusimano (Philomel Books)

The all-time classic, bestselling ode to the love shared between parent and child. Perfect for new parents, baby showers, christenings, and sharing at bedtime.

Love You Spot by Eric Hill ( Frederick Warne & Company)

Join Spot as he plans a special surprise to show his mom just how much he loves her. This heart-shaped board book is just right for little hands.

The House Of Love by Adriana Trigiani (Viking Books for Young Readers)

On Valentine’s Day, Mia and her mama festoon the halls, build a gumdrop tree, bake cupcakes, and make valentines for all six of her siblings.

Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel (Harper Collins)

Frog and Toad are best friends–they do everything together, sharing gardening, baking, being brave. It’s all about love and friendship.

Out of My Heart by Sharon Draper (Antheneum Books)

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, sleuths our summer camps for differently-abled kids like her.

Shipped by Meredith Tate (G.P. Putnam Books for Young Readers)

Stella and Wes are arch-competitors at their high school, but enemy lines blur when a class project shows them they might understand one another better than anyone else.

Five Ways To Fall Out Of Love by Emily Martin (Inkyard Press)

Aubrey has learned the hard way not to rely on love, but her resolve is tested when an erstwhile crush becomes her science lab partner.