Book of My Choosing - 2019 · Book Review · Middle Grade · Nonfiction · Young Adult

Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson

  Title: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone Author: Rebecca L. Johnson Pages: 88 Genre: Non-Fiction, Wildlife, Animals, Science, History, Middle Grade, Young Adult Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Consequences, Animal Care, Research Publication Date: August 1, 2014  Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books   In this photographic account, readers can look into the effects that Chernobyl, the 1986 nuclear explosion, had and continues…… Continue reading Book Review: Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom by Rebecca L. Johnson

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

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🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron

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: Down the Monster Hole 👻😈Also, it’s another spooky book for the month of October! 😈👻 Genre: Fantasy/Middle Grade Themes: Change, Self-discipline, Relationships ~ The Good ~ Eccentric animals/monsters Creatures added a sense of humor Setup for dream…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron

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ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy

Pages: 200 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Fantasy/Coming-of-Age Publication Date: October 16, 2018 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Identity, Family, Forgiveness, Friendship This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley,  North Star Editions, and Jolly Fish Press. Between the glimmers she sees and her mom giving her snippets of their past life together, Gracie Freeman has always known she was different from the rest…… Continue reading ARC Review: Unwritten by Tara Gilboy

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Horror · Middle Grade · Young Adult

🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

This is the eighth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book! Pages: 224 Genre: Middle Grade/Children/Horror Publication Date:  September 27 2011 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Family, Cancer, Loss, Fear, Bullying, Denial, Acceptance Thirteen-year-old Conor is visited by a monster outside his bedroom window. Though scary, Conor has an…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Coming-of-Age · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Myths and Legends · OnlineBookClub

🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte

Pages: 125 Genre: Children/Middle/Coming-of-Age/Fantasy/Supernatural Publication Date: July 31, 2015 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: Friendships, Choices, Self-Discovery Twelve-year-old J.T. is not the most popular kid at his school. He tends to shy away from others. However, when big-shot Billy Matrix is ready to catch the mysterious Bigfoot/Sasquatch on video, J.T. suddenly has a purpose that makes him excited. What J.T.…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Book Review🎃: The Bigfoot Paradox by Rebecca Coyte