ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult

Book Review: The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

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I think it is pretty obvious why I requested this book for review.  I took one look at that cover and knew I needed to see what it was all about.  After reading the synopsis that included buzz words like sailing, epic, mythic, imagination, fantastical, etc.  I was all in!

There was something almost gravitational about this story that pulled me in from the very first page…

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Young Adult

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #1) by Ransom Riggs

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I picked up Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children back in October because I like to read “not so scary” books to get me in the Halloween spirit.  I know what you are thinking…

“If you read this back in October, why are you posting your review at Christmas time?”

What can I say?  I like to keep you on your toes.  I’m sure you all are sick of the book reviews of Christmas time reads, so I thought I would mix things up for you all.

You’re welcome.

It definitely does not have anything to do with the fact that I am behind on my reviews…still.  Nope.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Young Adult

Book Review: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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When my book club was throwing around book ideas for our October book of the month, A Monster Calls immediately came to mind.  I wanted something “Halloween-ish but not scary” and on the shorter side because October tends to be a busy month for most people.   A Monster Calls was definitely outside of most of the groups comfort zones, but it ended up being a big hit.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Kids' Corner, Middle Grade

Kids’ Corner: Book Review of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C.S. Lewis

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Does anyone have a time machine laying around?  If so, I would like to borrow it to travel back into time and make my 11 year old self read this book.

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Book Reviews, Fantasy

Book Review: Stardust by Neil Gaiman

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This is going to be a shorter review for a few reasons:

1.) I am ridiculously behind on my book reviews.

2.)  I’m pretty sure I am one of the last people on earth to read this book.  That’s right, everyone AND their Mom has read this already.  I’m late to the game yet again.

3.) It’s Neil freaking Gaiman.  If you are not already a fan, what are you doing with your life? Don’t worry, I remember my pre-Gaiman years too.  Come to the light!

4.) Did I mention I am really behind on my book reviews?  I wasn’t kidding, I am sitting 10 book reviews deep.  Send help.

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