Rating: 3/5 stars The cartoon cover hides some heavy subject matter. I really do wonder at the thinking behind that cover choice… However, this was a good read and knowing it is based on the author’s personal experiences growing up…wow. This is a story about Mia and her family after they come to the UnitedContinue reading “Review: Front Desk by Kelly Yang”
Rating: 5/5 Stars This will probably be one of the best books of the year for me. This book has been sitting on my shelf for over year now and I regret not picking it up sooner. This is a historical fiction story set during WWII. Its about 10-year-old Ada who was born with aContinue reading “Review: The War that Saved My Life”
Rating: 3/5 stars This was an entertaining read about a young boy who moves in to a new apartment and joins a “spy club” – basically another boy in the building who is spying on their neightbor Mr. X. The two are trying to ascertain if Mr. X is shady or not. This book hadContinue reading “Review: Liar and Spy”
Rating: 5/5 Stars What a beautiful book! I will definitely be gifting this book to friends. The illustrations were beautiful and the story was heartwarming and left you feeling positive – like you just received a needed hug. Highly recommend.
So yep, I conducted an impomptu reading challenge! I wanted to see if I could read three books in three days. I decided on Tuesday- Thursday as those are my lighter days during the week. All in all, I was happy with the challenge! The three books I picked were: My reviews for these booksContinue reading “3 Books in 3 Days Challenge!”
Happy Friday everyone! I had a good reading month in January and am riding the momentum through this month. So let me dive right into it! Here are the books I read this week: Sleeping Giants By Sylvain NeuvelRating: 4/5 stars Book Blurb: A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her homeContinue reading “Friday RNR 2/5/21”
Time for another Reads N Review! I finished and reviewed two books earlier this week and I just finished: Rating: 4/5 stars Book Blurb: Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country’s growing political unrest—until she embarks onContinue reading “Friday RNR 1/29/21”
Good news: I have read three books since this past Friday. Had a slow weekend. Bad news: Two of the three books were duds. Rating 2/5 stars Author: Kristin Cashore What I Liked: The world building was kinda interesting. What I Didn’t Like: This book. Wow. It’s anti – marriage and anti- commitment. No I’mContinue reading “Reading Update 1/26/21”
Happy Friday everyone! Time for another Friday Reads N Reviews! OK so this week I started and finished : Author: Anna Lee HuberRating: 3/5 stars Book Blurb: July 1831. In the midst of their idyllic honeymoon in England’s Lake District, Kiera and Gage’s seclusion is soon interrupted by a missive from her new father-in-law. AContinue reading “Friday RNR 1/22/21”
Happy Friday, time for some Reads N Reviews! Last week I said I was reading this historical mystery based on a friend’s recommendation: Author: Charles FinchRating: 4/5 Stars Book Blurb: Charles Lenox, Victorian gentleman and armchair explorer, likes nothing more than to relax in his private study with a cup of tea, a roaring fireContinue reading “Friday RNR 1/15/20”
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