Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Coming-of-Age · Historical Fiction · Young Adult

My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

This is the seventh book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 376 Genre: Historical Fiction/Young Adult/Coming-of-Age/Classic Publication Date: July 11, 1960 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Race, Persecution, Prejudice Young Jean Louise (Scout) lives in the small Southern town of Maycomb. Both her and her brother, Jem, find…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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 · Classic · Historical Fiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The August 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My August 2018 read will be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee! To Kill a Mockingbird, I don’t think, was ever part of my required reading in high school, so I never actually read it. I did start it a while back and gave up. However,…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

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

Book Review: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Pages: 64 Genre: Children’s/Fiction Publication Date: 1964 Themes: Relationships, Friendship, Life Lesson, Appreciation, Abuse There once was a tree who loved a boy, and a boy who loved the tree. After some time, what was once a mutual love turned into a one-sided one. Oh, this book. This was a book that was so so sad with…… Continue reading Book Review: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

This is the fourth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one! Pages: 402 Genre: Non-Fiction/Holocaust/Classic Publication Date: October 18, 1982 Themes: Holocaust, World War II, Concentration Camps, Persecution, Bravery, Courage, Faith, Persistence Oskar Schindler is well known for saving so many people in the Jewish community during World…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

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

Book Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Pages: 97 Genre: Classic/Fantasy/Children Publication Date: July 4, 1865 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Dreams, Curiosity, Identity, Growing Up Young Alice falls down a rabbit hole and into the land of Wonderland. There are many odd encounters, strange conversations, and several magical creatures. Will she make her way back home? One of major feelings I got while reading was trippy.…… Continue reading Book Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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

Book Review: Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

Pages: 307 Genre: Mystery/Cozy Mystery/Crime/Classic Publication Date: October 1930 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Deception, Working Together, Cleverness There has been a murder at the vicarage, and poor Mr. Clement is in the middle of all of it. After all, the vicarage is where he lives. After a series of analyzing, questioning, and investigating, who is to solve the murder mystery?…… Continue reading Book Review: Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie