Adventure · ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

  Title: Alone in the Woods Author: Rebecca Behrens Pages: 320 Genre: Middle Grade, Children, Adventure Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Survival, Self-Esteem, Bravery, Friendship, Bullying Publication Date: October 1, 2020 Publisher: Sourcebooks Young Readers     Thank you to the NetGalley and Sourcebooks Young Readers for giving me the opportunity to read and review…… Continue reading ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Classic · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

    Title: Anne of the Island Series: Anne of Green Gables, #3 Author: L.M. Montgomery Pages: 243 Genre: Young Adult, Classic Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Romance, Friendship, Relationship, Loss Publication Date: First published in 1915     Anne of Green Gables is ready to go to Redmond College and start her next four…… Continue reading Book Review: Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

This is the tenth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book in a few days!   Title: The Nightingale Author: Kristin Hannah Pages: 594 Genre: Historical Fiction Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Resilience, Survival, Family, Resistance, Romance, Courage Publication Date: March 15,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Book Review · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review

Book Review: Ronaldo: Rudi’s Birthday Extravaganza by Maxine Sylvester

Genre: Children Pages: 167 Publication Date: September 21, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 Theme: Friendship, Persistence, Bullying, Teamwork, Kindness *This book was kindly given for free by the author in exchange for an honest review.” It’s almost Rudi’s birthday and Ronaldo is just as excited as Rudi is for this special day! Amazing Magician Monty the Moose is coming, there’ll…… Continue reading Book Review: Ronaldo: Rudi’s Birthday Extravaganza by Maxine Sylvester

Book Review · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney

Genre: Mystery/Drama Number of Pages: 278 Publication Date: October 8, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 stars Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Grief, Loss, Family, Love, Drug Addiction, Marriage, Honesty, LGBT, Growth, Acceptance After forty years of marriage, Olivia and Ben’s life together is cut short when an unfortunate accident takes Ben’s life. However, with his passing he left a secret behind.…… Continue reading Book Review: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney

Book Review · Nonfiction

The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

Genre: Non-Fiction/Film Number of Pages: 73 Rating:  out of 5 stars In the Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour in Leavesden, UK, one can see original sets, original costumes, props, and so much that were used throughout the eight movies. This is where most of the shooting of Harry Potter was done and is open year round. Due…… Continue reading The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Re-read

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Genre: Fantasy/Epic Fantasy Number of Pages: 837 Publication Date: August 4, 1997 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Honor, Pride, Fealty, Family, Betrayal, Choices, Love, Growth Winter is coming… An epic fantasy during an ancient time where messages are sent by ravens, where the ruling of a kingdom has many obstacles, and where there is a bigger…… Continue reading A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Book Review · OnlineBookClub · Romance

Breaking Sandcastles by Kirk Burris

Genre: Romance Publication Date: November 2, 2016 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 4 out of 4 stars Themes: Love, Fate, Trust, Compromise, Forgiveness, and Family This book has been voluntarily reviewed for OnlineBookClub. The review below is a shorter alternate version of my OBC one. If you’re curious, you can find my OBC review here: Breaking Sandcastles Seventeen-year-old artistic…… Continue reading Breaking Sandcastles by Kirk Burris

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

Book Review · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Humor · Myths and Legends · Young Adult

ARC: Twenty-Four Potential Children of Prophecy by Emily Martha Sorensen

Genre: Young Adult/Humor/Myths & Legends Number of Pages: 112 Publication Date: May 31, 2017 Rating:  Themes: Bravery, Sticking with your beliefs, Confidence *This book was kindly given for free by the author in exchange for an honest review.* Henina has always had issues in keeping her mouth shut. Without given her words a second thought, she tends to speak…… Continue reading ARC: Twenty-Four Potential Children of Prophecy by Emily Martha Sorensen