Tag: Book Review

Book Review: I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons

Title: I Can’t Make This Up: Life LessonsAuthor: Kevin Hart, Neil StraussPublication Date: 2017Publishing House: 37 Ink I actually finished this book a couple of weeks ago and have been swamped but it was a fantastic book that I read on the recommendation of a family member. Seriously there was one time I almost spit

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Book Review: The Night Circus

Title: The Night CircusAuthor: Erin MorgensternPublication Date: 2011Publishing House: Doubleday After having stumbled upon and loving Morgenstern’s The Starless Sea I had to read her first book. I listened to this book as an audiobook from the local library. The version they have is narrated by Jim Dale, the same narrator for the Harry Potter

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Book Review: Sword of Destiny

Title: Sword of DestinyAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1992, 2015Publishing House: Orbit This book falls after The Last Wish. The Witcher Saga does end oddly but I couldn’t leave a book unread especially one of the early ones. Beside I borrowed this book from the library and that is always worth it. Synopsis

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Book Review: City of Ghosts

Title: City of GhostsAuthor: Victoria SchwabPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Scholastic Fun fact the third book in this series was just released this year, perfect timing on my part to start this series. If you haven’t read much or any of Victoria/V.E. Schwab’s work she writes both young adult and adult novels. YA are published under

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Book Review: Dragon Blood

Title: Dragon BloodAuthor: Patricia BriggsPublication Date: 2003Publishing House: Berkley Publishing Group Sometimes between heavy books you need something a bit lighter and easier to read. After finishing learning about the life of George Washington I decided my brain needed a break. This is a book that has sat on my to-read shelf for a couple

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Book Review: Washington – A Life

Title: Washington: A LifeAuthor: Ron ChernowPublication Date: 2010Publishing House: Penguin Press I wanted to read this biography after reading Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton. This has started me down a journey of wanting to learn more about the founding fathers. I’ve added books on Abigail and John Adams, Eliza Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison to my

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Book Review: Axiom’s End

Title: Axiom’s EndAuthor: Lindsay EllisPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: St. Martin’s Press This is a book I had actually forgotten about. Keltin first read it when it came out in July of 2020 and I wanted to read it but there was a lot going on and other books to read. Recently as I was searching

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Paperback Perils: Gods of Jade and Shadow

Title: Gods of Jade and ShadowAuthor: Silvia Moreno-GarciaPublication Date: 2019Publishing House: Del Rey Over the past couple of years I have done my best to read books located in and written by people of different cultures. This is a way to expand what I read and expand my knowledge of the cultures and the regional

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Paperback Perils: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Title: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I actually finished this book before New Years but with the holidays and traveling I didn’t have time to post it last week. I hope you enjoy this review as much as I enjoyed this book! Synopsis from Goodreads France, 1714:

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Paperback Perils: The Lady of the Lake

Title: The Lady of the LakeAuthor: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French (Translator)Publication Date: 1999, 2017Publishing House: Orbit The Lady of the Lake is the final book in The Witcher Saga. I listen to this book as an audiobook from my local library. Synopsis from Goodreads: After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while

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