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

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

Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Contemporary · Romance · Young Adult

Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

  Title: Five Feet Apart Author: Rachael Lippincott Pages: 288 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Friendship, Love, Death, Self-Control, Loss, Grief, Forgiveness Publication Date: November 20, 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers     Teenage Stella has been fighting cystic fibrosis since she was six. She…… Continue reading Book Review: Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

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 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 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❤

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Holiday

💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

 Here is yet another Christmas-oriented book review that I’ve read, but haven’t written a review about yet! Pages: 26 Genre: Classic/Holiday/Romance/Short Story Publication Date: December 10, 1905 Themes: Christmas, Love, Marriage All Della wants to do is give her husband, Jim, a wonderful Christmas present. The only problem is that she only has $1.87 to get him something, and…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

Animal Love · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · NetGalley

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

Pages: 333 Genre: Fiction/Animals Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Pet Adoption, Love, Home, Animal Mistreatment, Human-Dog Relationship, Hope This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan-Tor/Forge. Puppy Bella first experiences a connection with stray cats. However, the pull a human has over her is hard for her deny. When she meets human Lucas, they…… Continue reading Book Review: A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

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

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Poetry

Book Review: As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg

Pages: 101 Genre: Poetry/Children Publication Date: May 23, 2018 Themes: Love, Curiosity, Intrigue, Family, Innocence *This book was kindly given for free by the author in exchange for an honest review.* Here comes a series of poems, all based on dogs and their views of different life experiences. One of my favorite aspects of this short book were the puppy…… Continue reading Book Review: As Good as Gold by Patricia Furstenberg