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My Book Bucket List: May/June 2020 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The May/June 2020 poll is closed and the results are in! My May/June 2020 read will be The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah! This is a book that I purchased a while ago, but never actually read. I’ve read a couple of books by Kristen Hannah and have enjoyed them. Also, reading (and potentially learning more)…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: May/June 2020 Book Poll Closed + Winner

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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 · Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

  Title: The Last Year of the War Author: Susan Meissner Pages: 389 Genre: Historical Fiction Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Identity, Friendship, Relationships, Family, Trust, Memory, Acceptance Publication Date: March 19th, 2019 Publisher: Berkley     Young Elise only wanted to get through school and her teenage-hood, but when her father is accused of sympathizing with the Nazis during World War II, her world…… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

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My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

This is the seventh book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 376 Genre: Historical Fiction/Young Adult/Coming-of-Age/Classic Publication Date: July 11, 1960 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Family, Race, Persecution, Prejudice Young Jean Louise (Scout) lives in the small Southern town of Maycomb. Both her and her brother, Jem, find…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Pages: 137 Genre: Children/Historical Fiction Publication Date: 1989 Themes: Courage, Bravery, Secrets, Protection, Friendship, Fear, Determination This book is part a Children’s Readathon held by James @This is My Truth Now. The theme this week is Award Winners. Annemarie Johansen learns the true meaning of bravery as her and her family assist a Jewish family, the Rosens, during the Nazis occupation…… Continue reading Book Review: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

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My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The August 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My August 2018 read will be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee! To Kill a Mockingbird, I don’t think, was ever part of my required reading in high school, so I never actually read it. I did start it a while back and gave up. However,…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: August 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

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My Book Bucket List Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

This is the sixth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one to vote for my next book! Pages: 324 Genre: Historical Fiction/Contemporary Publication Date: May 29, 2003 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Friendship, Family, Grief, Loss, War, Social Class, Discrimination, Violence, Betrayal, Guilt, Honor, Redemption Amir is just an ordinary Afghan boy wanting…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini