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

Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

  Title: Children of Virtue and Vengeance Series: Legacy of Orïsha, #2 Author: Tomi Adeyemi Pages: 448 Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Trust, Honesty, Intentions, Friendships, Romance, Grief, Loss, Family Publication Date: December 3, 2019 Publisher: Henry Holt Company     After returning magic to their land, Zelie and Amari…… Continue reading Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Graphic Novel · Middle Grade · NetGalley · Nonfiction

ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

  Title: Maurice and His Dictionary  Author: Cary Fagan Pages: 53 Genre: Nonfiction, Middle Grade, Children Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Resilience, Persistence, Positivity, Family, Education Publication Date: October 15, 2020 Publisher: Owlkids Books   Thank you to the NetGalley and Owlkids Books for giving me the opportunity to read and review an ARC of Maurice and…… Continue reading ARC Review: Maurice and His Dictionary by Cary Fagan

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Classic · Coming-of-Age · Young Adult

Book Review: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

  Title: Anne of Green Gables Series: Anne of Green Gables, #1 Author: L.M. Montgomery Pages: 308 Genre: Young Adult, Classic, Coming-of-Age Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Coming-of-Age, Adoption, Adapting, Imagination Publication Date: First published in 1908       Young, red-haired Anne Shirley enters the Cuthberts’ lives with excitement and hope. Siblings Marilla and…… Continue reading Book Review: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review

Book Review: A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron

  Title: A Dog’s Journey Series: A Dog’s Purpose, #2 Author: W. Bruce Cameron Pages: 337 Genre: Fiction Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Love, Dogs, Animals, Reincarnation, Loyalty, Purpose, Hope Publication Date: May 8, 2018 Publisher: Forge Books   Buddy wants nothing more than to take care of people. Ethan is now gone, but there…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron

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

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Historical Fiction · NetGalley

ARC Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

  Title: The Dream Daughter Author: Diane Chamberlain Pages: 384 Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction/Time Travel, Historical Fiction Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Mother’s Love, Loss, Grief, Family Publication Date: October 2nd 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press     This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and  St. Martin’s Press. It is 1970 and…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

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 for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep by Michael D. Gatson

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. This official OBC review was not published, so I do not have a link to share. Genre: Children/Illustrated Themes: PTSD, Family, Seeking Help, Health, Mental Health, Communication ~ The Good ~ PTSD was explained well for children to understand Great communication between mother and son…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep by Michael D. Gatson

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Romance · Young Adult

❤Romance Book Review: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor❤

  Title: Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) Author: Laini Taylor Pages: 418 Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Fantasy Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Love, Family, Revenge, Friendship, Peace Publication Date: June 5, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers     Blue-haired and artistic Karou has a different type of family and runs these mysterious…… Continue reading ❤Romance Book Review: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor❤