Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Suspense/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade

Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Title: Small Spaces (Small Spaces, #1) Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 218 Genre: Middle Grade, Coming-of-Age, Horror, Fantasy, Adventure Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Grief, Loss, Bullying, Bravery, Courage Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers     Eleven-year-old Ollie is having trouble adjusting to life without her mom. Making and keeping friends is very difficult…… Continue reading Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Book Review · My Year in Books

My Year in Books ~ 2018

Happy New Year everyone! 🙂 Here is a reflection of My Year in Books – 2018 from Goodreads to start the New Year. There have been many significant changes to my husband’s and my life that it seems almost unbelievable that we are where we are right now – back home!   My first review of the year:…… Continue reading My Year in Books ~ 2018

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · In-Person Book Club

Book Review: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

Pages: 360 Genre: Psychological Thriller/Mystery Publication Date: February 7, 2012 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Trust, Deception, Amnesia, Memories Every day, Christine wakes up uncertain of who she is, where she is, and who the man is that lives with her. Even when Christine learns some her past during the day, when she falls asleep it all disappears. The only…… Continue reading Book Review: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · OnlineBookClub · Self-Help

Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Pages: 36 Genre: Children/Self-Help Publication Date:  June 20, 2018 Themes: Emotions, Peace, Mental Health Peace can be found everywhere. Whether it’s the outdoors, indoors, or the people you spend time with, peace is always there. All you have to do is find it. This was such a sweet, simple, yet worthwhile book to read. I feel that sometimes,…… Continue reading Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Holiday · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

 All the reviews are almost done of the kids books I read recently! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 9, 2006 Themes: Christmas, Friendship, Giving, Curiosity The curious little monkey is getting a Christmas tree with his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat. George is so excited that he can’t help but jump from tree…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Holiday

💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

 Here is yet another Christmas-oriented book review that I’ve read, but haven’t written a review about yet! Pages: 26 Genre: Classic/Holiday/Romance/Short Story Publication Date: December 10, 1905 Themes: Christmas, Love, Marriage All Della wants to do is give her husband, Jim, a wonderful Christmas present. The only problem is that she only has $1.87 to get him something, and…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Grief Publication Date: May 1, 2004 Themes: Friendship, Loss, Grief, Death, Healing Fox doesn’t feel well and before long, he passes away. His friends, Mole, Hare, and Otter are filled with sadness, loss, and grief at losing their best friend. As time passes, though, the friends slowly begin to heal with the help of Squirrel and…… Continue reading Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori