ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · NetGalley · Young Adult

ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Pages: 400 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary/Mental Health Publication Date: September 1, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Mental Health, Relationships, Schizophrenia, Suicide, Animal Abuse, Healing, Acceptance This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Harlequin Teen. Can Lily escape the seemingly inevitability of being diagnosed with schizophrenia? Her best friend, Sawyer, seems to think so. Her dad doesn’t. Lily? She isn’t…… Continue reading ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 29th, 2018

Hope everyone is having a great start to their week! It’s that time again – WWW Wednesday: WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?     2. What did you recently finish reading? Recently, I finished two…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 29th, 2018

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Blood Crescent by S.M. McCoy

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Blood Crescent Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/Supernatural Themes: Friendship, Trust, Deception, Reincarnation, Identity ~ The Good ~ Interesting take on vampires and shifters, less gruesome and messy Reincarnation scenes were exciting ~ The Not-So Good ~ A…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Blood Crescent by S.M. McCoy

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Children Readathon · Classic · Middle Grade · Re-read · Readathon · Young Adult

Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Pages: 206 Genre: Young Adult/Middle Grade/Fantasy/Adventure/Classic Publication Date: October 16, 1950 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Friendship, Sibling Bond, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Young Adult. Young Lucy walks into a wardrobe that leads to an amazing world called Narina. A world where animals talk,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Book Bucket List · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 22nd, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Here’s another week of WWW Wednesday: WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?      2. What did you recently finish reading? I was able to finish three books since last WWW Wednesday. Number the…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 22nd, 2018

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Middle School · NetGalley

ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Pages: 240 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Realistic Fiction Publication Date: October 2, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Identity, Loss, Adoption, Orphan, Family, Friendship, Growing Up This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Candlewick Press. Young Louisiana is dragged out of bed by her eccentric grandmother. Though it is common for Granny to make rash decisions, there doesn’t seem to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Children Readathon · Historical Fiction · Readathon

Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Pages: 137 Genre: Children/Historical Fiction Publication Date: 1989 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Secrets, Protection, Friendship, Fear, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Award Winners. Annemarie Johansen learns the true meaning of bravery as her and her family assist a Jewish family, the Rosens, during the Nazis occupation…… Continue reading Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary

Book Review: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Pages: 240 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: November 21, 2017 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Family, Grief, Loss, Love, Multi-generational Relationships While in a cemetery, widow Arthur and lonely teen Maddy meet, and they quickly become friends. Now, with Arthur’s neighbor, Lucille, the three form a different type of family and are there for each other, even through the…… Continue reading Book Review: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Book Bucket List · NetGalley · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 15th, 2018

Hope everyone is having a lovely Wednesday! Here’s another week of WWW Wednesday: WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?      2. What did you recently finish reading? Recently, I finished four books: three children’s books…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 15th, 2018

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Mini-Review · Nonfiction

Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler Genre: Non-Fiction/Animal Love Themes: Love, Friendship, Loyalty, Family ~ The Good ~ Got to know both author and Oscar, the Rottweiler Reading about Oscar’s stories made me smile Casual, light tone…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Oscar: The Friendly Rottweiler by David A Lees