Tag: Book Review

Book Review: The Wind from Faerie

Title: The Wind from FaerieAuthor: William Justus Publication Date: 2019Publishing House: Authors 4 Authors Publishing Cooperative I wanted an easy book to listen to on the plane during our last trip and picked this audiobook from the library. Synopsis: Kellan can only dream of a life without servitude, a life beyond the woods. And magic? That’s

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Book Review: Meet Me at the Museum

Title: Meet Me at the MuseumAuthor: Anne YoungsonPublication Date: 2018Publishing House: Flatiron Books I have a pen pal that suggested this book and I am so glad that she did because I loved it! I borrowed this book as a digital download audiobook from my local library. Goodreads Synopsis: When Tina Hopgood writes a letter

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Book Review: A River Enchanted

Title: A River EnchantedAuthor: Rebecca RossPublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Harper Voyager I picked this book for my birthday from Book of the Month. I flew through it in a week. This is a series but there are only two and the second book A Fire Endless, is set to release in December of 2022. Goodreads

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Book Review: Gallant

Title: GallantAuthor: V.E. SchwabPublication Date: 2022Publishing House: Greenwillow Books I really enjoy V.E. Schwab’s books and have read a number of them. She has also published books under the name Victoria Schwab. This book I listened to as an audiobook from the library. Make sure to support your local library. Goodreads Synopsis: Everything casts a

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Book Review: Kitchen Confidential

Title: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary UnderbellyAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublication Date: 2000Publishing House: Bloomsbury I stumbled across this book on the library app. It is read by the author, the late, great Anthony Bourdain. Yes, I’m still on a bit of a memoir streak. As always, I highly suggest supporting the local library. Also, heads

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Book Review: Greenlights

Title: GreenlightsAuthor: Matthew McConaugheyPublication Date: 2020Publishing House: Penguin Random House I have read more memoirs and biographies in the past year than I ever have. I’ve enjoyed learning how other people think and what they think is an important learning experience. Greenlights.com Synopsis: I’ve been in this life for fifty years,been trying to work out

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Book Review: Coraline

Title: CoralineAuthor: Neil GaimanPublication Date: 2002 (2012)Publishing House: HarperCollins I prefer to find books organically. typically this means stumbling upon them at used bookstores. After finishing Horrorstor on a trip and not having any other books with me, I decided to stop in at the local Half-Priced Books. Yes, this is a kids book but

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Book Review: Horrorstör

Title: HorrorstörAuthor: Grady Hendrix Publication Date: 2014Publishing House: Quirk Books Horror is not normally my genre but I have wanted to try reading some Grady Hendrix for a while and I found this book at my favorite local used bookshop and promptly read it in a weekend. Goodreads Synopsis: Something strange is happening at the Orsk

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Book Review: Black Powder War

Title: Black Powder WarAuthor: Naomi NovikPublication Date: 2006Publishing House: Del Rey Books This is book three in the Temeraire series. When I first started reading this series I thought there were five books, but no, there are nine. That is just a general heads up for those that are interested in the story of Temeraire

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Book Review: A History of Wild Places

Title: A History of Wild PlacesAuthor: Shea Ernshaw Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Atria Books I picked up a copy of this book through Book of the Month but also check for it at your local library. It was suggested because it has a similar feel to Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance. I agree to a point; this

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