Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Coming-of-Age · Historical Fiction · Young Adult

My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

This is the seventh book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 376 Genre: Historical Fiction/Young Adult/Coming-of-Age/Classic Publication Date: July 11, 1960 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Race, Persecution, Prejudice Young Jean Louise (Scout) lives in the small Southern town of Maycomb. Both her and her brother, Jem, find…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Top Monthly Reads

Top July-August 2018 Reads

Here’s another Bi-Monthly Top Reads post where I highlight the books I’ve really enjoyed these past two months. There were four out of twelve this time.        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg: This simple, short collection of poems was sweet and a pleasure to read. I love dogs, so reading anything in their…… Continue reading Top July-August 2018 Reads

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · NetGalley · Young Adult

ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Pages: 400 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary/Mental Health Publication Date: September 1, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Mental Health, Relationships, Schizophrenia, Suicide, Animal Abuse, Healing, Acceptance This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Harlequin Teen. Can Lily escape the seemingly inevitability of being diagnosed with schizophrenia? Her best friend, Sawyer, seems to think so. Her dad doesn’t. Lily? She isn’t…… Continue reading ARC Review: When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 29th, 2018

Hope everyone is having a great start to their week! It’s that time again – WWW Wednesday: WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?     2. What did you recently finish reading? Recently, I finished two…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 29th, 2018

Book Bucket List · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 22nd, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Here’s another week of WWW Wednesday: WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?      2. What did you recently finish reading? I was able to finish three books since last WWW Wednesday. Number the…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 22nd, 2018

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

Children’s Readathon Book Review: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Poetry Publication Date: September 3, 1947 Themes: Appreciation, Nighttime Routine This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. A young rabbit notices the objects in and outside his room. He says good night to all of them.   This cute picture book…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

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

Children’s Readathon Book Review: Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

Pages: 44 Genre: Children/Adventure/Poetry Publication Date:January 22, 1990 Themes: Adventure, Struggles, Courage, Wisdom, Overcoming Fear This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. A young boy sets off to see what the world has to offer. Sometimes, he sees great and amazing places, and…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

Readathon · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: August 8th, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?    2. What did you recently finish reading? Recently, I finished two books. As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg was given to me by the author in…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 8th, 2018

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Monthly TBR

Monthly TBR – August 2018

It’s August, and I have a good idea of what books I would like to focus on! My mind has been spinning a few days trying to decide what to read, so it feels pretty satisfying to have finally made up my mind. Monthly TBR is a segment where I try to anticipate what books…… Continue reading Monthly TBR – August 2018

Book Bucket List · Classic · Historical Fiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The August 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My August 2018 read will be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee! To Kill a Mockingbird, I don’t think, was ever part of my required reading in high school, so I never actually read it. I did start it a while back and gave up. However,…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner