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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 Review · Children · DNF (Did Not Finish) · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Middle School

DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

  Title: The Wishing Spell Series: The Land of Stories #1 Author: Chris Colfer Pages: 438 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Middle Grade Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Siblings, Quest, Working together, Determination, Friendship Publication Date: July 17, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers     Why did I choose to DNF this book? I started this children’s…… Continue reading DNF: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer

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 · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · NetGalley

Book Review: The Gallery of Wonders by Marc Remus

Pages: 252 Genre: Children/Middle Grade/Fantasy Publication Date: January 22, 2016 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Friendship, Confidence, Bullying, Self-Esteem This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Misty Moon Books. Losing her grandfather, Holly feels sadness and lost. Then, living with the Smoralls isn’t easy as they treat her as more of a maid than a child. However, one…… Continue reading Book Review: The Gallery of Wonders by Marc Remus

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

Mini-Review: The Century Cube by Bo Boswell

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 Century Cube Genre: Young Adult/Children/Time Travel/Science Fiction Themes: Sibling love, Friendship, Technology, Persistence, Trust, Loyalty ~ The Good ~ Likable, relatable characters (including a lovable robot!) Characters developed well Good balance of action/non-action plot…… Continue reading Mini-Review: The Century Cube by Bo Boswell