Book Reviews, Fantasy, Middle Grade, Non-Fiction, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Mini Book Reviews: May 2019 (Part 1)

MiniBRMay19.jpg

Today I’m back with another batch of mini book reviews for books I’ve recently read…

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: The Read-Aloud Family:  Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections With Your Kids by Sarah Mackenzie, Akata Warrior (Akata Witch #2) by Nnedi Okorafor,  Aru Shah and the End of Time by Rochani Chokshi, and Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser

Continue reading “Mini Book Reviews: May 2019 (Part 1)”

Advertisements
Book Reviews, Contemporary, Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Mini Book Reviews: April 2019 (Part 1)

MiniBRApril19pt1.jpg

Today I am back to share anther batch of mini book reviews!

Two of these books were on my most anticipated new releases for the first half of 2019, but did they live up to my expectations?

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) by Marlon James, The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson, Truly Devious (Truly Devious #1) by Maureen Johnson, & Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Continue reading “Mini Book Reviews: April 2019 (Part 1)”

Book Reviews, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense/Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Mini Book Reviews: February 2019 (Part 1)

MiniReviewsFeb19-1.jpg

Hello bookworms!

Today I am excited to share a few mini reviews for some recent reads.  One of which will be making an appearance on my “top books of 2019” list!  Read on to find out which book it is…

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad #1) by Tana French, Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed, Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy #3) by Katherine Arden, & The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black

Continue reading “Mini Book Reviews: February 2019 (Part 1)”

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review: Nora & Kettle (Paper Stars #1) by Lauren Nicole Taylor

 

Nora and Kettle Cover

Looking at the cover for Nora & Kettle, you’d expect this book to be a fluffy YA contemporary right?  Fluffy clouds, a kite, and a tea kettle… Yup, screams fluffy contemporary to me.  Oh how WRONG I was!  This book was definitely NOT what I was expecting.  It was much darker and more sinister than I could ever have anticipated…

Continue reading “Book Review: Nora & Kettle (Paper Stars #1) by Lauren Nicole Taylor”

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Book Reiew: Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler

RisukoBR

I find Japanese culture absolutely fascinating, so when I was scanning Netgalley and saw the cover for Risuko, it immediately caught my eye.  Once I read the book description and learned that it was a historical fiction novel set in 16th century Japan,  I leapt at the opportunity to read it. 

Continue reading “Book Reiew: Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler”