Love and Other Foreign Words – book review

July 14, 2018

Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan Realistic Fiction Romance * * * * Stars (Great!) Josie is part of a close-knit family who understand her even if they don’t always speak the same language.  Josie is pretty particular about her likes and dislikes and when her older sister brings home her fiancé, Geoff, she takes an immediate dislike to him.  He is SO obnoxious – talks far too…

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Ember in the Ashes – Read It & Rate It

June 28, 2018

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * .5 Stars (Great!) An Ember in the Ashes is a great book that I would definitely recommend to anyone.  No matter what genre you prefer, you will enjoy this book.  This book has the crazy imagination of science fiction books.  It has the emotion found in romance books.  It…

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Enchantment of Ravens – book review

June 19, 2018

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson Fantasy Fair Folk Romance * * * * Stars (Great!) Isobel, a human girl living in Whimsy, a human settlement within the bounds of the Fair Folk, is only seventeen, but she is a master of her Craft – painting – and fair folk are always seeking her out to paint their portraits.  When she learns that the autumn prince, Rook, is returning,…

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Ring of Fire

June 2, 2018

Ring of Fire Century Quartet #1 by P.D. Baccalario Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) I really loved all of the action and mystery!  These are really the only types of books I love.  It’s even better, of course, with a little romance.  This book also contains some danger and suspense.  I love it all!

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When Dimple Met Rishi

November 20, 2017

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Realistic Fiction Romance * * * * Stars (Great!) Dimple is a career-focused girl who is thrilled when her parents agree to send her to Insomnia Con – a 6-week web-app development program/competition where she’ll have the chance to compete for the chance to pitch her ideas to her inspiration, Jenny Lindt.  Unbeknownst to Dimple, her parents are using this opportunity to introduce…

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Emmy and Oliver

September 30, 2017

Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Oliver and Emmy have been childhood friends until he disappears and doesn’t come back until 10 years later.  The OG (original) crew was Oliver, Emmy, Carol, and Drew.  Oliver comes back and Emmy starts developing feelings, and Carol feels left out since everyone is in a relationship except her and gets mad. …

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Lady Midnight

August 26, 2017

Lady Midnight Dark Artifices #1 by Cassandra Clare Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is in the world of Shadowhunters and it is very well written.  You can never predict what is going to happen and that is what makes Cassandra Clare one of my favorite authors.  It follows a girl named Emma and her parabati – her sworn…

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Selection

August 26, 2017

The Selection Selection #1 by Kiera Cass Dystopian Fantasy Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “The Selection” was about a young prince who wanted to find love.  There were a lot of challenges with the person he wanted.  America didn’t want to find love, but she fell in love with Maxon.  I loved the book because it showed how difficult royal life could be….

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Everything, Everything

August 5, 2017

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Books-into-Movies Realistic Fiction Romance * * * Stars (Pretty good) Japanese-African American teen Madeline Whittier has been confined to her house in a controlled, sterile environment for as long as she can remember due to SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency).  “Basically,” she writes, “I’m allergic to the world.”  She’s surprisingly well-adjusted, however, and has good relationships with her nurse, Carla, and her mom, and loves her…

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Sea Spell

June 29, 2017

Sea Spell Water Fire Saga #4 by Jennifer Donnelly Adventure Fantasy Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I really enjoyed Sea Spell.  I love how Sea Spell was full of adventure and a little bit of romance.  To make it all even better though is the fact that it’s a fantasy.  Jennifer Donnelly did a great job!

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