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

Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Pages: 36 Genre: Children/Self-Help Publication Date:  June 20, 2018 Themes: Emotions, Peace, Mental Health Peace can be found everywhere. Whether it’s the outdoors, indoors, or the people you spend time with, peace is always there. All you have to do is find it. This was such a sweet, simple, yet worthwhile book to read. I feel that sometimes,…… Continue reading Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

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

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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

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

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

 Here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Poetry/Holiday Publication Date: September 15, 2005 Themes: Family, Christmas, Joy, Happiness What do snowmen and snow-women do during Christmas time? They celebrate, of course! There’s ice treats, singing, dancing, Snow Santa, and all kinds of fun when people go to sleep. Such an adorable and fun Christmas-based book! One…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

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

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Amazing Peace by Maya Angelou; illustrated by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher

 Because this is one of my favorite times of the year (spending time with loved ones and beautiful music), I decided to read some Christmas-oriented books this month. Here is my first Christmas Book Review for December 2018!  Pages: 40 Genre: Children/Poetry/Holiday Publication Date: January 1, 1995 Themes: Hope, Peace, Inclusion, Happiness, Love, Joy A beautiful poem…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Amazing Peace by Maya Angelou; illustrated by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Monthly TBR

💮Monthly TBR – December 2018💮

 Happy December everyone!! I’ve not done the greatest of jobs in keeping up with my reading last month, so most of these books are repeats. My goal is get to them this month!  Monthly TBR is a segment where I try to anticipate what books I will read each month. I find this helps me…… Continue reading 💮Monthly TBR – December 2018💮

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Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire

Pages: 174 Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/LGBTQ/Adventure Publication Date: January 9, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Weight, Identity, Friendship, Relationships Rini enters Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. What confuses everyone is how can Rini be alive when her mother died in her teenage years? That’s the way it is living in a Nonsense world! Returning characters, Kade and Christopher, and new…… Continue reading Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire