Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

This is the ninth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book in the coming weeks!   Title: Where the Crawdads Sing Author: Delia Owens Pages: 370 Genre: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Coming-of-Age Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Family, Love, Isolation, Education, Trust, Abandonment,…… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Contemporary · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood

  Title: Love Like Sky Author: Leslie C. Youngblood Pages: 304 Genre: Realistic Fiction, Contemporary, Middle Grade, Children’s Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Love, Divorce, Step-siblings, Friendship, Protesting Publication Date: November 6, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Georgie’s parents are…… Continue reading ARC Review: Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Contemporary · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · NetGalley

Book Review: Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg

  Title: Night of Miracles Series: Mason, #2 Author: Elizabeth Berg Pages: 266 Genre: Fiction, Romance, Contemporary Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Love, Community, Miracles Publication Date: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Random House     At the center of this story is Lucille, who bakes, loves, takes care of others, and who is always dependable…… Continue reading Book Review: Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · LGBT · Young Adult

Book Review: Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

  Title: Come Tumbling Down Series: Wayward Children, #5 Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 206 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ, Novella Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Determination, Friendship, Love, Balance Publication Date:  January 7, 2020 Publisher: Tor.com     Jack is back in Eleanor West’s School for Wayward Children and needs the assistance of her friends…… Continue reading Book Review: Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Graphic Novel · In-Person Book Club

Book Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

  Title: Seconds Author: Bryan Lee O’Malley Pages: 323 Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Second chances, Mistakes, Regret, Life Lesson Publication Date:  July 15, 2014 Publisher: Ballantine Books   Katie’s life has been great, until the day it isn’t. All she wants is to have a second chance to reverse some of…… Continue reading Book Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · LGBT · Young Adult

Book Review: Birthday by Meredith Russo

  Title: Birthday Author: Meredith Russo Pages: 288 Genre: Young Adult, LGBTQ Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Relationships, Family, Friendship, Love, Grief, Loss, Identity, Suicide, Truth, Secrets, Self-Acceptance Publication Date: May 21, 2019 Publisher: Flatiron Books   Morgan and Eric are best friends and have spent almost every birthday together since birth as they were born on the same day. As the years…… Continue reading Book Review: Birthday by Meredith Russo

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Middle Grade · Nonfiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson

  Title: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone Author: Rebecca L. Johnson Pages: 88 Genre: Non-Fiction, Wildlife, Animals, Science, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Consequences, Animal Care, Research Publication Date: August 1, 2014  Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books   In this photographic account, readers can look into the effects that Chernobyl, the 1986 nuclear explosion, had and continues…… Continue reading Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson