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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

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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: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

This is the ninth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book in the coming weeks!   Title: Where the Crawdads Sing Author: Delia Owens Pages: 370 Genre: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Coming-of-Age Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Family, Love, Isolation, Education, Trust, Abandonment,…… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

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🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

This is the eighth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 224 Genre: Middle Grade/Children/Horror Publication Date:  September 27 2011 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Cancer, Loss, Fear, Bullying, Denial, Acceptance Thirteen-year-old Conor is visited by a monster outside his bedroom window. Though scary, Conor has an…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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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

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My Book Bucket List Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

This is the sixth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one to vote for my next book! Pages: 324 Genre: Historical Fiction/Contemporary Publication Date: May 29, 2003 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Friendship, Family, Grief, Loss, War, Social Class, Discrimination, Violence, Betrayal, Guilt, Honor, Redemption Amir is just an ordinary Afghan boy wanting…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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My Book Bucket List Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

This is the fifth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one to vote for my next book! Pages: 342 Genre: Contemporary/Fiction Publication Date: September 13, 2010 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Resilience, Freedom, Hope, Parent-Child Relationship, Abduction, Sexually Abuse, Isolation, Family, Fear, Love Five-year-old Jack has only ever known Room…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

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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

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Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is the third book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post! Pages: 306 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autism/Health/Special Needs Publication Date: December 24, 2008 Some Topics Discussed: Animal Treatment, Medication, Emotions, Social Interactions, Spirituality/Religion, Schooling, and others Temple Grandin, a successful woman with autism, is best known for her work as an animal scientist. Not…… Continue reading Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

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Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

I recently started a Book Bucket List where I have a monthly poll for people to decide what my next read should be. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was voted as my March 2018 read and here is the review! Pages: 570 Genre: Historical Fiction/Religion/Classic Publication Date: September 24, 1998 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: African Culture, Missionaries, Religion,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver