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WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Both yesterday and today, we’ve had some nice sunny weather. It was lovely to spend some time outside with our baby and just enjoy some fresh air! It’s amazing how wonderful it feels to be outside, even if it’s just a short period of time. Can’t wait until we have warm weather…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

2021 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Movie Tie-in

Book Review: Newt Scamander: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

Title: Newt Scamander: Cinematic GuideAuthor: Felicity Baker Pages: 64 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Movie Tie-in Publication Date: January 31, 2017Publisher: Scholastic Press In this short book, readers are reminded of Newt Scamander’s story in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and some key events from the movies. This was another book given to me by…… Continue reading Book Review: Newt Scamander: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

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Book Review: Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

Title: Harry Potter: Cinematic GuideAuthor: Felicity Baker Pages: 64 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Movie Tie-in Publication Date: October 11, 2016Publisher: Scholastic Inc. In this short book, readers are reminded of Harry Potter’s story and some key events from the movies. This was a book that was given to me by a local community member, and I…… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

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Book Review: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

Title: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 368 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: September 1, 2009Publisher: DAW October (Toby) Daye has been out of the fae world ever since her fourteen year imprisonment as a fish. However, when Countess Evening Winterrose binds Toby into solving Evening’s murder, she has no…… Continue reading Book Review: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

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Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

  Title: Children of Virtue and Vengeance Series: Legacy of Orïsha, #2 Author: Tomi Adeyemi Pages: 448 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Trust, Honesty, Intentions, Friendships, Romance, Grief, Loss, Family Publication Date: December 3, 2019 Publisher: Henry Holt Company     After returning magic to their land, Zelie and Amari…… Continue reading Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

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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

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Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

  Title: Children of Blood and Bone Series: Legacy of Orïsha, #1 Author: Tomi Adeyemi Pages: 544 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Good vs. Evil, Trust, Honesty, Coming-of-Age, Magic, Romance Publication Date: March 6, 2018 Publisher: Henry Holt Company     Zelie has been training since the day her mother was…… Continue reading Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

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Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

  Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Series: Winternight Trilogy, #1 Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 323 Genre: Fantasy/Fairy Tale Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Beliefs, Relationships, Religion Publication Date: January 10, 2017 Publisher: Del Rey Books   In a cold and dark Russian village, young Vasilisa can see house spirits, feeds them, and explores the…… Continue reading Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

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Book Review: The Golden Maple Tree by Marc Remus

  Title: The Golden Maple Tree Series: Magora, #2 Author: Marc Remus Pages: 251 Genre: Middle Grade, Children’s, Fantasy Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Family, Friendship, Trust, Forgiveness, Kindness Publication Date: January 14, 2016  Publisher: Misty Moon Books / Marc Remus     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  Misty Moon Books.…… Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Maple Tree by Marc Remus

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ARC Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

  Title: The Dream Daughter Author: Diane Chamberlain Pages: 384 Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction/Time Travel, Historical Fiction Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Mother’s Love, Loss, Grief, Family Publication Date: October 2nd 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  St. Martin’s Press. It is 1970 and…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain