Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

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: Becoming the Dragon Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Themes: Destiny, Transformation, Discovery, Mentoring ~ The Good ~ Has several magical creatures – elves, gnomes, dragons, etc. Themes are portrayed well ~ The Not-So Good ~ Secondary…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Becoming the Dragon by Alex Sapegin

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ARC Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Pages: 346 Genre: Fantasy/Romance/Young Adult Publication Date:  March 6, 2018 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Royalty, Responsibilities, Negotiation, Acceptance, Romance, Trust, Loyalty, Honesty This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley  and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Young Lira is of siren ancestry and is next in line to become queen. However, it seems that no matter what she does,…… Continue reading ARC Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Coming-of-Age · Historical Fiction · NetGalley · Young Adult

Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

Pages: 194 Genre: Historical Fiction/Coming-of-Age Publication Date:  June 16, 2016 Story Perspective: Alternating First-Person Themes: Friendship, War, Religion/Religious Intolerance, Family, Violence, Death, Domestic Abuse This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. Grace Fowler is the daughter of a parish priest while Abigail Booth is the daughter of farmers. Their friendship begin to blossom at a young age, and…… Continue reading Book Review: Hill of the Angels by Sue Mayfield

Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Young Adult

Mini-Review: A Bell Sound Everlasting by J.Z.N. McCauley

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: A Bell Sound Everlasting Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Rating:  out of 5 OBC Rating: 3 out of 4 stars Themes: OCD, Grief, Trust, Healing, Time, Family ~ The Good ~ Strong female leads Tie-in with character who…… Continue reading Mini-Review: A Bell Sound Everlasting by J.Z.N. McCauley

Book Review · NetGalley · Young Adult

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Genre: Young Adult/Romance Pages: 206 Publication Date: August 7, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. For years, Marisol and her mom have been in the jewel thieving business. However, when they become the targets of a dangerous thief, the small family go into hiding and move to New York. Though…… Continue reading Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Top Monthly Reads

Top June-July 2017 Reads

Last month, we had guests over and my Top June Reads was forgotten about…oops 😮 Because of this, I am combining June and July in this one post. The following are the books that I found stood out for me. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Apollo’s Raven: An epic fantasy full of sorcery, mythology, forbidden love, and an ancient curse.…… Continue reading Top June-July 2017 Reads

Book Review · Young Adult

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Genre: Young Adult Number of Pages: 288 Publication Date:  October 18, 2007 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person, Double Narrative Themes: Suicide, Relationships One day, teenage Clay Jensen receives a very curious package. When he opens it, what he finds has no words – it’s Hannah’s tape recordings prior to her suicide. Broken-hearted, will Clay be able to…… Continue reading Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher