From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

This posting will be a first in a series called From Book to Media, where I read books then watch and/or listen to their corresponding form of media and simply reflect on the two. Media will mainly include podcasts, movies, and TV shows. Books are used in so many ways nowadays that I automatically search to see…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Quote Analysis

Quote Analysis #4

“…a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ~ Tyrion Lannister, A Games of Thrones The Source: A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Tyrion Lannister and Jon Snow are speaking when the line is said. Jon asks Tyrion why…… Continue reading Quote Analysis #4

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 · Children

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Genre: Children Number of Pages: 288 Publication Date: February 5, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Special Needs, Dyslexia, Bullying, Acceptance Sixth-grader Ally has a secret that she kept for as long as she can remember. She can use her smarts to fool everyone. Though her disruptive behavior is just a cover-up to the real problem -…… Continue reading Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

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 · Children · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Holiday

Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Genre: Children/Holiday Pages: 83 Publication Date: November 17, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 Theme: Friendship, Persistence, Trust, Bullying *This book was kindly given for free by the author in exchange for an honest review.* Ronaldo, a young reindeer, wants nothing more than to obtain the title as fastest flyer in The Reindeer Flying Academy. However, when he realizes that someone…… Continue reading Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · OnlineBookClub · Romance

Escape by Belle Ami

Genre: Romantic Thriller Number of Pages: 277 Publication Date:  January 10, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating:  2 out of 4 stars Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person To Learn More About the Book, Click: Escape OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program and is reviewed for the Blogger Review Program* While Layla visits with her boyfriend’s parents in…… Continue reading Escape by Belle Ami