Book Review · JGBSReviewLibrary · Young Adult

Chico Boy by Gina Hooten Popp

Genre: Young Adult Number of Pages: 210 Publication Date: October 13, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Friendship, Honesty Fourteen-year-old Chico Boy has not had it easy. His dad left the family, his mom is struggling to provide for him and his sister, and he isn’t doing so well in school. However, all these problems seem a bit…… Continue reading Chico Boy by Gina Hooten Popp

Book Review · Historical Fiction · OnlineBookClub

Defender of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

Genre: Historical Fiction Number of Pages: 606 Publication Date: July 17, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars To Learn More About the Book, Click: Defender of Jerusalem on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program* Jerusalem is under siege and Salah ad-Din will stop at nothing to…… Continue reading Defender of Jerusalem by Helena P. Schrader

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · OnlineBookClub

Banished Threads by Kaylin McFarren

Genre: Crime/Mystery/Suspense Number of Pages: 259 Publication Date: March 20, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars This book has been officially reviewed for OnlineBookClub. The review below is an alternate version of my OBC review one. If you’re curious, you can find my Official OBC review here: Banished Threads Chase Cohen and…… Continue reading Banished Threads by Kaylin McFarren

Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · New Adult

Dragon’s First Christmas by Emily Martha Sorensen

Genre: Fantasy/New Adult/Holiday Number of Pages: 58 Publication Date: April 25, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Family, Love, Marriage, Compromise Henry and Rose are feeling the pressures of being married and having a baby dragon to take care of. They are stressed, overtired, and frankly don’t know what to do with Virgil, their two-month old dragon. When…… Continue reading Dragon’s First Christmas by Emily Martha Sorensen

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · OnlineBookClub

Visions Through a Glass, Darkly by David I. Aboulafia

Genre: Mystery/Horror Number of Pages: 313 Publication Date: January 29, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 3 out of 4 stars This book has been officially reviewed for OnlineBookClub. The review below is an alternate version of my OBC review one. If you’re curious, you can find my Official OBC review here: Visions Through a Glass,…… Continue reading Visions Through a Glass, Darkly by David I. Aboulafia

Book Review · Children · Young Adult

The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket

Genre: Children/Young Adult Number of Pages: 216 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Family, Orphans, Loss, Persistence After the loss of their parents and bouncing from one guardian to the next, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire really hope that their next caregiver will be a good one. Unfortunately, when the children pull up to miserable and dreadful Paltryville…… Continue reading The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket

Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Genre: Children/Fantasy Number of Pages: 320 Publication Date: June 26, 1997 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Loyalty, Friendship, Good vs. Evil, Bravery Harry Potter had such a shock on his eleventh birthday when he learned that not only is he a wizard, but an extremely popular figure in the wizarding world. No one knows why, but of the…… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling