Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Holiday

💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

 Here is yet another Christmas-oriented book review that I’ve read, but haven’t written a review about yet! Pages: 26 Genre: Classic/Holiday/Romance/Short Story Publication Date: December 10, 1905 Themes: Christmas, Love, Marriage All Della wants to do is give her husband, Jim, a wonderful Christmas present. The only problem is that she only has $1.87 to get him something, and…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Grief Publication Date: May 1, 2004 Themes: Friendship, Loss, Grief, Death, Healing Fox doesn’t feel well and before long, he passes away. His friends, Mole, Hare, and Otter are filled with sadness, loss, and grief at losing their best friend. As time passes, though, the friends slowly begin to heal with the help of Squirrel and…… Continue reading Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Nonfiction

Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Non-Fiction/Educational/Science Publication Date: August 1, 2013 Here comes a children’s non-fiction text that illustrates where chocolate comes from!   When I first saw this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I got out of it was a lot of useful information! It was interesting to learn how many different animals and creatures make…… Continue reading Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: September 1, 2000 Themes: Christmas, Family, Perseverance Moose and his family are getting ready for Christmas. Baking, wrapping, decorating, and even singing. Everything is going so well, it’s perfect. That is until the family realizes they are missing an important decoration – a…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Humor · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 4, 2016 Themes: Christmas, Magic, Trickery Elves are just as important to Christmas time as Santa is. After all, they are the ones who make the toys. Come learn all the different ways children have tried to catch an elf in this…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Book series · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · LGBT · Young Adult

Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Pages: 613 Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal/LGBTQ Publication Date: August 25, 2015 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Relationships, Good vs. Evil In the midst of the hustle and bustle of New York City, there is a sickness spreading. A sleeping sickness in which people fall into such a deep slumber, they never wake up… The Diviners, Henry, Evie, Sam, Memphis, and…… Continue reading Book Review: Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Nonfiction · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman

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: Love, Sugar & Cookie Genre: Non-Fiction/Children Themes: Animal Love, Dogs ~ The Good ~ Dog pictures included were cute Language was simple and easy to follow ~ The Not-So Good ~ There was no…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman