ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Mystery, Other, Young Adult

Book Review: Gone to Drift by Diana McCaulay

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I requested Gone to Drift because the cover gave me Island of the Blue Dolphins vibes.  While this was nothing like Island of the Blue Dolphins, this was a very interesting YA novel about a boy’s quest to find out what happened to his beloved Grandfather who never returns from a fishing trip.  It sounds simple, but this book was much more than I was anticipating…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Historical Fiction

Book Review: The House by the Lake by Ella Carey

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As most of you know, I am a huge historical fiction fan, especially WWII historical fiction.  I am also a big fan of books that deal with past family secret mysteries (think Kate Morton).  So when I read the book description for The House by the Lake and found that it was a fusion of the two, I was all for it.

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Fantasy

Book Review: The Luster of Lost Things by Sophie Chen Keller

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When I was given the opportunity to read & review The Luster of Lost Things, I jumped at the opportunity.  For one, it has been promoted for lovers of Fredrik Backman’s A Man Called Ove which I read and adored last year.  You can read my review here →Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.  Secondly, there is something sweet and magical about the cover…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Fantasy, Other

Book Review: The History Major by Michael Phillip Cash

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This is probably going to be the shortest book review I’ll ever write… I contemplated DNFing this book the entire time I was reading it, which is a little crazy considering there are only 130ish pages…

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Book Reviews, Contemporary, Fantasy, Young Adult

Mini Book Reviews: YA Books (September 2017)

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Books included in this post: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, East by Edith Pattou, & The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

Book Trigger/Content Warning: suicide & sexual assault

*This review will touch upon suicide*

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