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ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy

Pages: 200 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Fantasy/Coming-of-Age Publication Date: October 16, 2018 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Identity, Family, Forgiveness, Friendship This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley,  North Star Editions, and Jolly Fish Press. Between the glimmers she sees and her mom giving her snippets of their past life together, Gracie Freeman has always known she was different from the rest…… Continue reading ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy

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Monthly TBR – October 2018

Can’t believe it’s already October and the holidays are right around the corner! I’m a few days late, but here’s my October Monthly TBR. Monthly TBR is a segment where I try to anticipate what books I will read each month. I find this helps me to keep track of my reading, keeps me focused…… Continue reading Monthly TBR – October 2018

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Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

Pages: 333 Genre: Fiction/Animals Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Pet Adoption, Love, Home, Animal Mistreatment, Human-Dog Relationship, Hope This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan-Tor/Forge. Puppy Bella first experiences a connection with stray cats. However, the pull a human has over her is hard for her deny. When she meets human Lucas, they…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

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ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Pages: 400 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary/Mental Health Publication Date: September 1, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Mental Health, Relationships, Schizophrenia, Suicide, Animal Abuse, Healing, Acceptance This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Harlequin Teen. Can Lily escape the seemingly inevitability of being diagnosed with schizophrenia? Her best friend, Sawyer, seems to think so. Her dad doesn’t. Lily? She isn’t…… Continue reading ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

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ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Pages: 240 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Realistic Fiction Publication Date: October 2, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Identity, Loss, Adoption, Orphan, Family, Friendship, Growing Up This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Candlewick Press. Young Louisiana is dragged out of bed by her eccentric grandmother. Though it is common for Granny to make rash decisions, there doesn’t seem to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

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WWW Wednesday: August 15th, 2018

Hope everyone is having a lovely Wednesday! Here’s another week of WWW Wednesday: 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?      2. What did you recently finish reading? Recently, I finished four books: three children’s books…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 15th, 2018

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ARC Review: The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

Pages: 330 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Grief, Loss, Family, Friendship, Confusion, Love, Healing, Forgiveness This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Lake Union Publishing. Rachel and James Croft have a great life – they are in love, have a beautiful boy, and live in a place some consider paradise.…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse