Adventure · ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Children · Middle Grade · NetGalley

ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

  Title: Alone in the Woods Author: Rebecca Behrens Pages: 320 Genre: Middle Grade, Children, Adventure Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Survival, Self-Esteem, Bravery, Friendship, Bullying Publication Date: October 1, 2020 Publisher: Sourcebooks Young Readers     Thank you to the NetGalley and Sourcebooks Young Readers for giving me the opportunity to read and review…… Continue reading ARC Review: Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens

Adventure · ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · NetGalley · Young Adult

ARC Review: Fable by Adrienne Young

    Title: Fable Series: Fable, #1 Author:Adrienne Young Pages: 368 Genre: Young Adult Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Survival, Needing to prove yourself, Honesty, Self-Esteem, Bravery, LGBTQ, Relationships Publication Date: September 1, 2020 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press – Wednesday Books     Thank you to the NetGalley and St. Martin’s Press – Wednesday Books for…… Continue reading ARC Review: Fable by Adrienne Young

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2020 · Book Review · Coming-of-Age · Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

This is the ninth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post to vote for my next book in the coming weeks!   Title: Where the Crawdads Sing Author: Delia Owens Pages: 370 Genre: Fiction, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Coming-of-Age Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: Family, Love, Isolation, Education, Trust, Abandonment,…… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Historical Fiction

Book Review: The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy

Pages: 320 Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: July 29, 2003 Story Perspective: Third-Person Omniscient Themes: War, Survival, Trust, Hope, Despair, Child Abuse During the last few months of the Nazi occupation in Poland, everyone is on edge waiting for all the devastation to end. Right in the beginning of this book, two Jewish children are left by their father…… Continue reading Book Review: The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy

ARC Copy · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Historical Fiction · NetGalley · Romance

ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Pages: 206 Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Publication Date:  February 1, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person Themes: WWII, Holocaust, Concentration Camps, Abuse, Oppression, Romance, Love, Loss, Survival, Identity, Freedom, Caution This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley and Bonnier Publishing Australia. During WWII, Lale, among so many, is taken away from home and brought to a concentration camp. He is…… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

From Book to Movie

From Book to Movie: The Mountain Between Us

A couple of months ago, I had read The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin as part of the live-person book club I’m part of. We are just four women who enjoy each other’s company and like to read some books together. One of our favorite things to do is choose books that have been made into movies…… Continue reading From Book to Movie: The Mountain Between Us

Book Review · In-Person Book Club · Romance · Survival

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

Genre: Romance/Suspense Number of Pages: 326 Publication Date: June 1, 2010 Rating:  out of 5 stars Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Survival, Love, Loss, Healing, Redemption An impending storm. Two strangers. A plane crash. When surgeon Ben and magazine writer Ashley end up in a drastic situation, stranded on the secluded freezing mountains in Utah, everything from their life before…… Continue reading The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

Book Review · OnlineBookClub

Into Autumn by Larry Landgraf

Genre: Dystopian Number of Pages: 368 Publication Date: January 22, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating:  2 out of 4 stars Story Perspective: Alternating Third-Person To Learn More About the Book, Click: Into Autumn on OBC Bookshelves *This was part of the OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day Program and is part of the Blogger Review Program* Lars decides to leave…… Continue reading Into Autumn by Larry Landgraf