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

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Middle School · NetGalley

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

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary

Book Review: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Pages: 240 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: November 21, 2017 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Family, Grief, Loss, Love, Multi-generational Relationships While in a cemetery, widow Arthur and lonely teen Maddy meet, and they quickly become friends. Now, with Arthur’s neighbor, Lucille, the three form a different type of family and are there for each other, even through the…… Continue reading Book Review: The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Contemporary · NetGalley

ARC Review: The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

Pages: 330 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: September 25, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Grief, Loss, Family, Friendship, Confusion, Love, Healing, Forgiveness This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Lake Union Publishing. Rachel and James Croft have a great life – they are in love, have a beautiful boy, and live in a place some consider paradise.…… Continue reading ARC Review: The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse