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Book Review: The Choice by Edith Eger

Pages: 384 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autobiography Publication Date: September 5, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Holocaust, Identity, Family, Forgiveness, Healing, Happiness Sixteen-year-old Edith experienced the unimaginable for many of us, the Holocaust. She had encounters with the intimating Dr. Mengele, tragically watched her family split apart, and barely survive. As Dr. Edith Eger tells her story from her sixteen-year-old self to her…… Continue reading Book Review: The Choice by Edith Eger

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

🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Diviners by Libba Bray

👻😈Here’s another spooky book for the month of October! There were definitely parts that spooked me, but not enough to give me nightmares (thank goodness!). 😈👻 Pages: 603 Genre: Supernatural/Horror/Young Adult/Mystery Publication Date: September 18, 2012 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendships, Romance, Cults, Magic, Trust, Consequences When moving in with her uncle Will, after being kicked out of her parents’…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Diviners by Libba Bray

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade · Young Adult

🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

This is the eighth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 224 Genre: Middle Grade/Children/Horror Publication Date:  September 27 2011 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Cancer, Loss, Fear, Bullying, Denial, Acceptance Thirteen-year-old Conor is visited by a monster outside his bedroom window. Though scary, Conor has an…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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Monthly TBR – October 2018

Can’t believe it’s already October and the holidays are right around the corner! I’m a few days late, but here’s my October Monthly TBR. Monthly TBR is a segment where I try to anticipate what books I will read each month. I find this helps me to keep track of my reading, keeps me focused…… Continue reading Monthly TBR – October 2018

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Myths and Legends · OnlineBookClub

🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte

Pages: 125 Genre: Children/Middle/Coming-of-Age/Fantasy/Supernatural Publication Date: July 31, 2015 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendships, Choices, Self-Discovery Twelve-year-old J.T. is not the most popular kid at his school. He tends to shy away from others. However, when big-shot Billy Matrix is ready to catch the mysterious Bigfoot/Sasquatch on video, J.T. suddenly has a purpose that makes him excited. What J.T.…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte

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 of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Children Readathon · Historical Fiction · Readathon

Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Pages: 137 Genre: Children/Historical Fiction Publication Date: 1989 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Secrets, Protection, Friendship, Fear, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Award Winners. Annemarie Johansen learns the true meaning of bravery as her and her family assist a Jewish family, the Rosens, during the Nazis occupation…… Continue reading Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

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

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

Children’s Readathon Book Review: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Pages: 37 Genre: Children/Adventure Publication Date: April 19, 1963 Themes: Family, Love, Loneliness This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Picture Books. Young Max is called a “wild thing” by his mother when he begins to act up. When he enters his room, without supper, he…… Continue reading Children’s Readathon Book Review: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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WWW Wednesday: August 1st, 2018

It’s the middle of the week, and it’s time for another 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 reading The Kite Runner by…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: August 1st, 2018