Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Cozy Mystery · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

Pages: 191 Genre: Mystery/Cozy Mystery/Crime/Classic Publication Date: February 1942 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Deception, Honesty, Loyalty A dead young woman has been found in the Bantry household’s library! Who is she? How did she get there? More importantly will the culprit be found before another murder takes place? Who’s going to solve the mystery? Why, Miss Marple, of course! I picked…… Continue reading Book Review: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Pages: 486 Genre: Mystery/Crime/Contemporary Publication Date: December 25, 2014 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Domestic Abuse, Bullying, Relationships, Honesty Feisty Madeline is a middle-aged mother who is trying to deal with her ex-husband and his wife. Celeste is beautiful and seems perfect, but has a secret that she’s been hiding for years. Single-mother and young Jane is new to town,…… Continue reading Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

Pages: 224 Genre: Mystery/Crime/Suspense/Classic Publication Date: February 1932 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Working Together, Trust, Being One Step Ahead The eighth novel of the Hercule Poirot series follows Hercule and his partner, Hastings, as they try to solve a mystery which turns out to be fairly tricky to solve. Hercule and Hastings stumble upon the young and naive Magdala “Nick” Buckley.…… Continue reading Book Review: Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

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Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is the third book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post! Pages: 306 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autism/Health/Special Needs Publication Date: December 24, 2008 Some Topics Discussed: Animal Treatment, Medication, Emotions, Social Interactions, Spirituality/Religion, Schooling, and others Temple Grandin, a successful woman with autism, is best known for her work as an animal scientist. Not…… Continue reading Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · NetGalley

ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

Pages: 208 Genre: Children/Fantasy Publication Date: May 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Rekindling Friendship, Imagination, Magic, Family, Helping One Another, Drought, Farm Life This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. After five years away, Livy returns back to Australia, with her mom and sister, to visit her grandmother. Since Livy was…… Continue reading ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Cozy Mystery · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

Pages: 268 Genre: Mystery/Cozy Mystery/Suspense/Classic Publication Date:  January 1922 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Working Together, Trust, Trust Own Instincts, Bravery, Identity, Courage, Loyalty Young and energetic Tommy and Tuppence are extremely close, but they find themselves in desperate need of money. Determined to take on any job, they find themselves intertwined with the mysterious Mr. Whittington. Quickly, their…… Continue reading Book Review: The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Book Series Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Book Series Review: The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins

I have recently finished The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins. This is a children’s fantasy that follows a young boy named Gregor as he ventures to a whole new world under the ground, The Underland. Hence the name of the series. Why did I choose this series? Firstly, I chose this children’s series because I really enjoyed The…… Continue reading Book Series Review: The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins