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

Adventure · Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Grimoricon by B.D. Suever

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Grimoricon Genre: Fantasy/Middle Grade/Action/Adventure Themes: Courage, Friendship, Self-esteem, Fear, Respect, Discipline, Grief, Second Chances ~ The Good ~ Growth in protagonist Strong female characters Smooth writing style Likable and well-developed characters Clear antagonist Plot…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Grimoricon by B.D. Suever

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Suspense/Horror · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade

Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Title: Small Spaces (Small Spaces, #1) Author: Katherine Arden Pages: 218 Genre: Middle Grade, Coming-of-Age, Horror, Fantasy, Adventure Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Grief, Loss, Bullying, Bravery, Courage Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers     Eleven-year-old Ollie is having trouble adjusting to life without her mom. Making and keeping friends is very difficult…… Continue reading Book Review: Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

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

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

 All the reviews are almost done of the kids books I read recently! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 9, 2006 Themes: Christmas, Friendship, Giving, Curiosity The curious little monkey is getting a Christmas tree with his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat. George is so excited that he can’t help but jump from tree…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: The Secret Key of Pythagorum by Michele Angello

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: The Secret Key of Pythagorum Genre: Historical Fantasy/Young Adult Themes: Destiny, Friendship, Multi-generation Relationships   ~ The Good ~ Well-developed and likable main character Storyline flowed well Themes were presented well Historical fantasy piece…… Continue reading Mini-Review: The Secret Key of Pythagorum by Michele Angello

Adventure · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Book series · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · LGBT · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

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

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ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

Pages: 240 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Realistic Fiction Publication Date: October 2, 2018 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Identity, Loss, Adoption, Orphan, Family, Friendship, Growing Up This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Candlewick Press. Young Louisiana is dragged out of bed by her eccentric grandmother. Though it is common for Granny to make rash decisions, there doesn’t seem to…… Continue reading ARC Review: Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo