2021 · Adult · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · In-Person Book Club · NetGalley · Parenting · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: March 3, 2021

Yay, we’re in March! That means warmer weather is coming, longer daylight time, and more outdoor time! March apparently also has many holidays (some silly, some serious) to celebrate, so I’m hoping to incorporate some of those holidays into my reading this month. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words.…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: March 3, 2021

2021 · Adult · Contemporary · In-Person Book Club · Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads – February 26-28, 2021

I’ve decided to start a new segment on my blog. Not sure if something similar has been floating around, so if I apologize for taking any credit. This segment I’m calling Weekend Reads, which I plan on posting every Friday. Weekend Reads is where I will concentrate on just one of the books I’m reading…… Continue reading Weekend Reads – February 26-28, 2021

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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

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WWW Wednesday: January 20, 2021

Can’t believe we’re halfway through the week! Hope everyone is enjoying their week so far! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading? Currently, I’m reading three books. Two of which will be ongoing reads; I will…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: January 20, 2021

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Coming-of-Age · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · In-Person Book Club · Romance · Young Adult

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

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Graphic Novel · In-Person Book Club

Book Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

  Title: Seconds Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley Pages: 323 Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Second chances, Mistakes, Regret, Life Lesson Publication Date:  July 15, 2014 Publisher: Ballantine Books   Katie’s life has been great, until the day it isn’t. All she wants is to have a second chance to reverse some of…… Continue reading Book Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · In-Person Book Club

Book Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

  Title: Dark Places Author: Gillian Flynn Pages: 370 Genre: Psychological Thriller, Crime, Mystery Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person and Third-Person Themes: Relationships, Family, Grief, Loss, Identity, Suicide, Truth, Secrets Publication Date: May 5, 2009 Publisher: Broadway Books   Libby Day had a traumatic childhood that has truly affected her day-to-day life. Her brother, Ben, was accused…… Continue reading Book Review: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · In-Person Book Club · LGBT · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Title: The Darkest Part of the Forest  Author: Holly Black Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBT, Romance Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Love, Relationships, Trust, Family, Sacrifice Publication Date: January 13th, 2015 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers     In the small and quaint town of Fairfold, where people and fae live together, lies a sleeping horned boy in a…… Continue reading Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

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 Review · In-Person Book Club · Romance · Survival

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

Genre: Romance/Suspense Number of Pages: 326 Publication Date: June 1, 2010 Rating:  out of 5 stars Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Survival, Love, Loss, Healing, Redemption An impending storm. Two strangers. A plane crash. When surgeon Ben and magazine writer Ashley end up in a drastic situation, stranded on the secluded freezing mountains in Utah, everything from their life before…… Continue reading The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin