• Book Lists

    3 Children’s Books to Read at Bedtime

    Reading to your child before bed is extremely important. Not only does it cultivate one on one time with your child, it also stimulates their excitement and enjoyment of reading. Choose any of these fun and entertaining picture books to keep reading time a special time between you and your child.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems Mo Willems has very fun and interesting characters that children and adults will love and this book is no different. The bus driver draws the reader in by asking the reader to not allow the pesky and mischievous pigeon to drive the bus by giving the reader many silly…

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    Defy the Night

    In the Kingdom of Kandala, citizens are suffering from a sickness that has no cure. Their only solution is moonflower petals and those are in short supply for the poor.  The rich sector survives, but the Wilds are suffering.  Tessa Cade steals to help those in need and Prince Corrick hangs people like her.  When they collide, it will cause the kingdom to turn into a direction they never thought possible…. Working together.  My Thoughts  So I went into this book COMPLETELY BLIND.  I had no idea what it was about, I just saw the cover and knew that I just had to have it. I mean…. If you have…

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    They Stay

    Sixteen-year-old Shiloh Oleson cares only about her little brother Max. When he disappears, she will do everything to find him, including risking everything and everyone…  My Thoughts  Thank you so much to Books of Match Media, Sabertooth Press, and the author for this book in exchange for an honest review! OMG WHAT AN AMAZINGLY UNIQUE PARANORMAL THRILLER. There were so many twists and turns in this book that I found my head to almost be completely turned around like The Exorcist and desperate for the next installment!!!  This was such a crazy thriller and just what I needed for this spooky season, but be warned this thriller is ANYTHING, but…

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    Stalking Shadows

    Marie and her sister Ama mix and sell perfumes during market day in their small town in hopes of making enough money for one sister to marry well. However, they have a secret and it is not how they make their perfumes….  My Thoughts  I am so grateful to NetGalley and the author for sending me this ARC in exchange for an honest review. I found the concept of the book extremely interesting and THE COVER IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! However, I had mixed emotions about the book and just wished the characters just gave a little more.  When I first started reading this book, I found the setting just amazing…

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    Dragon by Midnight

    Cinderella just wants to gain her legacy back from the wicked stepmother who took it from her and when the Prince has a ball, she sees her chance. However, when a fairy godmother helps her get to the ball, she uncovers a dark curse from her past that could ruin her hopes and dreams.  My Thoughts  I am so grateful to the Book of Matches Media and the author for this ARC! This read was such a cute and fun take on a classic story and the romance was just adorable!  This retelling combines features from both the classic stories of Aladdin and Cinderella and it was just so genius.…

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    Namesake

    Summary Fable thought that she and West and their crew could sail off into the sunset, but pirates have a way with ruining plans. Fable finds herself caught in the middle of a thug’s plan and must partner with a dangerous ally to get back to the Marigold. However, will this partnership reunite her with West or separate them even more? My Thoughts  OMG I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS READ SINCE THE ENDING OF FABLE. IT was pure torture and when it finally came out, I was so excited. Fable ended on such an unpredictable cliffhanger that I was just desperate to get the complete story and know if…

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    Covet

    Summary Grace has been through a whole lot since she started attending Katmere Academy. She is so close to graduation, but everything from her mate to the Circle are threatening her plans for the future. Will her and her friends survive until graduation or will they continue to be in danger all the time? My Thoughts  So this series took such a dramatic and interesting turn during the sequel that I was so excited for this book and what would happen. It took so long (in my opinion because I am impatient) for the book to come out and when it did I was so excited. This book was a…

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    Wilder Girls

    Summary Byatt, Hetty, and Reese all attend Raxter School for Girls on Raxter Island. They enjoyed their time there until a pandemic hit their island home. They are forced into quarantine and one by one, the Tox takes them. However, when one of their own goes missing, they are forced to face the reality of what is really happening and that they need to get out.  My Thoughts  I saw this book on bookstagram a while and I was CAPTIVATED by the cover. I read the summary of the book and thought it would be an interesting and entertaining read. It was very interesting and I was captivated, but it…

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    Ace of Shades Review

    Summary When Enne’s mother goes missing, she must travel to the City of Sin in order to find her. This city is run by casinos and gangs at every corner of this scary city. Enne must team up with one of the worst lords of the city to find her missing mother. However on her journey, she may discover more than she bargained for. My Thoughts  WOW, just WOW. Why on earth have I put off reading this book so long! This book was enchanting, engaging, erupting with romance, and a perfect read to my beginning 2021! I was obsessed with everything from the characters, the book world, the clothes,…

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    The Damned Review

    Summary After the conclusion of The Beautiful, Sebastien has been changed forever and Celine has been forced to recover from injuries she has no memory of how she got them. They are both struggling to find their way back to themselves, but can they do it without the other? My Thoughts  Now this sequel was interesting and I’m glad I read it so quickly after the first one. I had so many questions from the last book and I just couldn’t wait for them to be answered. Yes, this book answered my questions, but NOW I HAVE EVEN MORE QUESTIONS! UGH, I can’t win! I also have to wait for…