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

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

  Title: A Dog’s Purpose Series: A Dog’s Purpose, #1 Author: W. Bruce Cameron Pages: 320 Genre: Animals, Dogs, Fiction Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Friendship, Love, Loyalty, Purpose Publication Date: July 6, 2010  Publisher: Forge Books     Over living several lives, this one dog looks for meaning and purpose in his life. Will he…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Book Review · Children · DNF (Did Not Finish) · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Middle School

DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

  Title: The Wishing Spell Series: The Land of Stories #1 Author: Chris Colfer Pages: 438 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Middle Grade Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Siblings, Quest, Working together, Determination, Friendship Publication Date: July 17, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers     Why did I choose to DNF this book? I started this children’s…… Continue reading DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

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 · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth Durst

  Title: The Deepest Blue Author: Sarah Beth Durst Pages: 368 Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Relationships, Family, Courage, Trust, Risk, Love, Team Work Publication Date: March 19th, 2019 Publisher: Harper Voyager     Mayara has a secret that she must not reveal otherwise her life could be on the line. However, that all changes when, on her wedding…… Continue reading Book Review: The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth Durst

Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · In-Person Book Club · LGBT · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Title: The Darkest Part of the Forest  Author: Holly Black Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, LGBT, Romance Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Love, Relationships, Trust, Family, Sacrifice Publication Date: January 13th, 2015 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers     In the small and quaint town of Fairfold, where people and fae live together, lies a sleeping horned boy in a…… Continue reading Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

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

Book Review: In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire

  Title: In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4) Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 203 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Expectations, Identity, Family, Bargaining, Friendship, Regrets, Loss Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Tor.com     Set before the Wayward Children entering Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children, there was a young and somewhat odd girl, named Lundy, who didn’t…… Continue reading Book Review: In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire