Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: The Braiding of Diverse Lives by Marti Eicholz

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. Unfortunately, my book review for the site wasn’t officially published, but I decided to write up a mini-review anyway. Genre: Young Adult Themes: Love, Family, Loss, Faith, Relationships, Trust, Gratitude ~ The Good ~ Likable protagonists The cover is adorable and sweet ~ The Not-So…… Continue reading Mini-Review: The Braiding of Diverse Lives by Marti Eicholz

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Becoming the Dragon Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Themes: Destiny, Transformation, Discovery, Mentoring ~ The Good ~ Has several magical creatures – elves, gnomes, dragons, etc. Themes are portrayed well ~ The Not-So Good ~ Secondary…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

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

Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: A Bell Sound Everlasting by J.Z.N. McCauley

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: A Bell Sound Everlasting Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 3 out of 4 stars Themes: OCD, Grief, Trust, Healing, Time, Family ~ The Good ~ Strong female leads Tie-in with character who…… Continue reading Mini-Review: A Bell Sound Everlasting by J.Z.N. McCauley

Book Review · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Paranormal · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Never Fear the Reaper by Ashley Pagano

I’m going to do something a bit different for certain reviews. Since I am an official reviewer at OnlineBookClub, I tend to complete several reviews on their site. However, one of the rules is that I’m not allowed to copy and paste my exact review anywhere else online. Therefore, I end up re-writing a new…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Never Fear the Reaper by Ashley Pagano

Book Review · NetGalley · Young Adult

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Genre: Young Adult/Romance Pages: 206 Publication Date: August 7, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. For years, Marisol and her mom have been in the jewel thieving business. However, when they become the targets of a dangerous thief, the small family go into hiding and move to New York. Though…… Continue reading Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Book Review · Young Adult

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Genre: Young Adult Number of Pages: 288 Publication Date:  October 18, 2007 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person, Double Narrative Themes: Suicide, Relationships One day, teenage Clay Jensen receives a very curious package. When he opens it, what he finds has no words – it’s Hannah’s tape recordings prior to her suicide. Broken-hearted, will Clay be able to…… Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher