ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Fairy Tale · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · NetGalley · Young Adult

ARC Review: Broken Wish by Julie C. Dao

  Title: Broken Wish Series: The Mirror, #1 Author: Julie C. Dao Pages: 320 Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Children Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Acceptance, Friendship, Trust, Differences Publication Date: October 6, 2020 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion     Thank you to the NetGalley and Disney-Hyperion for giving me the opportunity to read and…… Continue reading ARC Review: Broken Wish by Julie C. Dao

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · NetGalley · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: July 1, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Can’t believe we’re in July and our little one will be arriving this month! So crazy how time sometimes seems to speed up, especially when you least expect it to. Hope you all are keeping safe and perhaps doing some social distancing gatherings? WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: July 1, 2020

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

This is the tenth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book in a few days!   Title: The Nightingale Author: Kristin Hannah Pages: 594 Genre: Historical Fiction Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Resilience, Survival, Family, Resistance, Romance, Courage Publication Date: March 15,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Graphic Novel · Middle Grade · NetGalley · Nonfiction

ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

  Title: Maurice and His Dictionary  Author: Cary Fagan Pages: 53 Genre: Nonfiction, Middle Grade, Children Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Resilience, Persistence, Positivity, Family, Education Publication Date: October 15, 2020 Publisher: Owlkids Books   Thank you to the NetGalley and Owlkids Books for giving me the opportunity to read and review an ARC of Maurice and…… Continue reading ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: June 24, 2020

Happy Wednesday everyone! I have officially completed my first full year teaching after taking a few years off! It was definitely not what I expected, but I feel especially lucky to have been accepted into the school that I’m at because I work with many lovely and sweet people. In other news, hubby and I…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: June 24, 2020

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · NetGalley · Romance

ARC Review: The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

  Title: The Book of Two Ways Author: Jodi Picoult Pages: 448 Genre: Romance, Contemporary Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Infidelity, Marriage, Relationships, Honesty, Trust, Death, Loss, Grief, Second Chances Publication Date: September 22, 2020 Publisher: Ballantine Books       Thank you to the NetGalley and Ballantine Books for giving me the opportunity to read and…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Book series · Classic · Young Adult

Book Review: Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

    Title: Anne of Avonlea Series: Anne of Green Gables, #2 Author: L.M. Montgomery Pages: 304 Genre: Young Adult, Classic Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Imagination, Friendship, Responsibility, Loyalty Publication Date: First published in 1909     Instead of being a student, now Anne of Green Gables is a teacher herself. Entering this new…… Continue reading Book Review: Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Contemporary · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

  Title: All the Bright Places Author: Jennifer Niven Pages: 400 Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Mental Health, Suicide, Relationship, Trust, Honesty Publication Date: January 6th 2015 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers       Young Violet struggles with the unexpected death of her sister while Finch thinks about…… Continue reading Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

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(Late) WWW Wednesday: June 10, 2020

I’m a day late with this; I cleaned out my classroom for the summer, among other school-related things, and time just slipped away. It was so sad to see how abandoned my classroom and the school looked…hopefully, at some point in the future, we can return to some normalcy. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted…… Continue reading (Late) WWW Wednesday: June 10, 2020

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · NetGalley

ARC Review: The Wife Who Knew Too Much by Michele Campbell

  Title: The Wife Who Knew Too Much Author: Michele Campbell Pages: 352 Genre: Mystery, Thriller Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Trust, Deception, Marriage, Relationships Publication Date: July 28, 2020 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press     Tabitha’s almost mundane life is turned upside down when an old fling walks into her place of work. Old…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Wife Who Knew Too Much by Michele Campbell