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ARC Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Pages: 320 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: March 30, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Divorce, Relationships, Deception, Loss, Self Reflection, Forgiveness This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Gallery, Threshold, Pocket Books. Richard was a well-known traveling pianist who has played with the best in America’s best venues. His love for piano and classical music is his life. However,…… Continue reading ARC Review: Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · NetGalley

ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

Pages: 208 Genre: Children/Fantasy Publication Date: May 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Rekindling Friendship, Imagination, Magic, Family, Helping One Another, Drought, Farm Life This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. After five years away, Livy returns back to Australia, with her mom and sister, to visit her grandmother. Since Livy was…… Continue reading ARC Review: Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

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ARC Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Pages: 346 Genre: Fantasy/Romance/Young Adult Publication Date:  March 6, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Royalty, Responsibilities, Negotiation, Acceptance, Romance, Trust, Loyalty, Honesty This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Young Lira is of siren ancestry and is next in line to become queen. However, it seems that no matter what she does,…… Continue reading ARC Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Historical Fiction · NetGalley · Romance

ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Pages: 206 Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Publication Date:  February 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: WWII, Holocaust, Concentration Camps, Abuse, Oppression, Romance, Love, Loss, Survival, Identity, Freedom, Caution This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and Bonnier Publishing Australia. During WWII, Lale, among so many, is taken away from home and brought to a concentration camp. He is…… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Coming-of-Age · Historical Fiction · NetGalley · Young Adult

Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

Pages: 194 Genre: Historical Fiction/Coming-of-Age Publication Date:  June 16, 2016 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Friendship, War, Religion/Religious Intolerance, Family, Violence, Death, Domestic Abuse This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. Grace Fowler is the daughter of a parish priest while Abigail Booth is the daughter of farmers. Their friendship begin to blossom at a young age, and…… Continue reading Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

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Book Review: The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

Pages: 290 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date:  July 18, 2017 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Loss, Grieving, Love, Relationships, Discovering Oneself This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. Nina’s whole has been very privileged and special to her. She feels stable and complete with her dear husband and two beautiful boys. However, tragedy hits when Nina’s husband, Finn,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

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ARC Book Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Pages: 435 Genre: Historical Fiction/Coming-of-Age Publication Date:  February 6, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Survival, Domestic Abuse, PTSD, Finding Strength, Family, Loyalty, Relationships, Friendship, Teenage Angst, Loss This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. After years of moving around, the Allbrights have finally settled in the barrenness of Alaska. Thirteen-year-old Leni, her father, Ernt, and her mother,…… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah