Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Re-read · Young Adult

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Pages:734 Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Publication Date: July 8, 2000 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Love, Friendship, Competition, Grief, Redemption, Revenge, Disillusionment In this fourth installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry must contend with the fact that his name has been entered in the Goblet of Fire. Due to this, he must compete against students who are older and wiser than…… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · NetGalley · Young Adult

Book Review: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Pages: 320 Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult/Paranormal Publication Date: March 6, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Romance, Revenge, Identity, Retribution, Redemption, Regret This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing. Once there were three sisters who were accused of witchcraft. Due to this, the three were sentenced to death. However, every year, for two centuries, the…… Continue reading Book Review: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Pages: 310 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary/Romance Publication Date: September 3, 2015 Book Perspective: First-Person Themes: Young Love, Protection, Relationships, Disease, Treatment, Curiosity, Abuse Teenage Madeline has Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder (SCID), which means she hasn’t been exposed to the world for fear of severe sickness or even death. For seventeen years, she’s been home-schooled, living and re-living the same day,…… Continue reading Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Book Review: Zeva by Tesha Finley

Pages: 400 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Young Adult Publication Date: January 15, 2017 Book Perspective: Alternating third-person Themes: Young Love, Destiny, Protection, Relationships   Vowed to protect humans, the Zevians work together to fulfill their duties. Teenage Zevian, Tristan, has always been curious about Earth, and for as long as he can remember, he has wanted to visit the foreign planet.…… Continue reading Book Review: Zeva by Tesha Finley

Book Review · Nonfiction · Book of My Choosing - 2018

Book Review: Troublemaker by Leah Remini

Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction/Memoir/Autobiography Publication Date: September 20, 2016 Book Perspective: First-Person Some Topics Discussed: Upbringing, Acting, Relationships, Scientology, Hollywood Being an actress can be hard, especially building relationships, both professional and personal ones. However, add a belief and deep involvement in Scientology, then that can add another uncomfortable layer in building those relationships. Actress Leah Remini was in…… Continue reading Book Review: Troublemaker by Leah Remini

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

Book Review: Father Figure by James J. Cudney

Pages: 415 Genre: Contemporary/Mystery/Romance/Suspense Publication Date: April 2, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating third-person Themes: Romance, Family, Consequences, Abuse, Rape, Courage, Forgiveness In the 1980’s, Amalia Graeme is ready to leave her emotionally and physically abusive mother. She is ready to start a new life at college. However, what she once thought of as a fresh new start turns into something…… Continue reading Book Review: Father Figure by James J. Cudney

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Europe Travels · Nonfiction

Book Review: Rome Reconstructed

Recently, my husband, his mom, her fiancé, and I went on an awesome two-week long vacation. One of the places we visited was Rome, Italy. This is actually my husband and my second trip there. To read my first blog about Rome, click here. I will be working on our second trip (along with the…… Continue reading Book Review: Rome Reconstructed