Tag Archives: family

Fire and Heist Book Review

Sky Hawkins is a teenage girl whose mom has just disappeared, her long-time boyfriend just broke up with her in a very public manner, and her family has been disgraced. Continue reading

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Quill and Books Reading Challenge- September

It’s September! Reading can help bring understanding. Many people don’t understand what it is like to have a disability. Reading a non-fiction book about a disability can help you understand the facts of it. Reading a book written BY someone … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon- Book Review

Doesn’t the title sound intriguing? That is initially what grabbed my attention. The cover is beautiful too. The story did not disappoint either. This was the 2017 Newbery Medal Winner, and it was well deserved! There is just something about … Continue reading

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Writers of the Future Volume 33

Now that my first novel manuscript rough draft is done, you might think I’d start on revisions. Not quite. Often writers need time and distance from a rough draft to do a good revision. I recently began grad school so … Continue reading

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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer

Years ago I read The Lightning Thief by Riordan along with the rest of the world. I enjoyed the book, not enough to go on and read the rest of the series though. It wasn’t bad. My kids loved it. … Continue reading

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The Emerald Atlas Book Review

The book begins with three young children, Kate, Michael, and Emma, who for unknown reasons are give up for adoption. Continue reading

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The Land of Stories Book Review

The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell is a fun romp through a fairy tale land. Continue reading

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Graceling Book Review

This book has been on my To-Read List for AGES! I’d heard it was good and they were right. I enjoyed it very much. I actually picked it up a year ago and read the first chapter. I realized if … Continue reading

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Six of Crows Review

I saw this book all over Instagram and people kept raving about it, so I decided to try it. I am so glad I did! I love a good heist story and this is the best I’ve read. I read … Continue reading

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The Golem and the Jinni

I love this book! I usually love action packed stories. This one is not what I’d call action packed but I loved it none the less. This is a story to savor and delight in the beauty of the prose. … Continue reading

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