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Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Posted 18 April 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I closed the book after the final page and wondered to myself… why did I wait so long to read this book?  The story, the characters, the writing… all of them were so enchanting and engrossing.  Everything about this book was magical! Set in the city of Prague, Karou lives alone in a […]

Everyone We’ve Been

Everyone We’ve Been
Posted 18 April 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Everything We’ve Been is the debut novel from author Sarah Everett.  It is one of those books that gives all the feelings, but sorting them out is next to impossible.  Sadness, laughter, anger, disbelief, even horror of the emotional variety. The story is told in two timelines, one from before Addison’s accident and the […]

The Infinity of You & Me

The Infinity of You & Me
Posted 12 April 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The Infinty of You & Me, a collaboration between authors Julianna Baggott and Quinn Dalton, is a fascinating take on multiverse theory.  Every decision made creates a new parallel universe.  And for Alicia, every single decision is a paralyzing moment, no matter how seemingly insignificant the choice.  Her entire life has been plagued […]

Atlantia

Atlantia
Posted 29 March 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review Atlantia is a standalone novel by the author of the Matched series, which I loved.  This book, however, left me with mixed feelings.  The premise was amazing, but I just felt disconnected and I can’t quite figure out why. The novel takes place in a dystopian world split between the Above and the Below, the […]

Snowbirds

Snowbirds
Posted 29 March 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I grew up in Amish country in Northern New York, an area of both strict ordnungs more liberal Mennonites, so the topic of this book intrigued me the moment I read the back.  The story is mainly set in Pinecraft, a community in Florida that consists of both Amish and Mennonite residents.  “Snowbirds” are […]

The Country of Ice Cream Star

The Country of Ice Cream Star
Posted 13 March 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The Country of Ice Cream Star came to me almost by accident.  The library on post hosted an event around Valentine’s Day called Blind Date with a Book.  I chose one based on nothing more than a genre and a vague blurb.  And it was unlike anything I’ve ever read. It is a […]

Seriously Shifted

Seriously Shifted
Posted 21 February 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I really love the premise of this series!  In the world of Seriously Shifted, witches are not good.  Not all of them are evil, but there is a defined since of superiority that allows them to live by rules of their own.  But Camellia is determined to change that.  Her mother is on the […]

The Sun Is Also a Star

The Sun Is Also a Star
Posted 10 February 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review The Sun is Also a Star is the second novel by Nicola Yoon and I loved it every bit as much as the first.  There was just something about this book that got to me.  And, in retrospect, this is surprising, because a big part of it centers around something I usually hate. […]

Seriously Wicked

Seriously Wicked
Posted 2 February 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

My Review I ran across Seriously Wicked on the e-library site for my local Army library and fell in love with the cover.  But they didn’t own the book.  I recommended it, and the next in the series,  for purchase and, much to my delight, the library purchased both of them. It is a quirky, quirky novel, […]

The Diabolic

The Diabolic
Posted 20 January 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 2 Comments

My Review Diabolic is the first in a new series of the same name by author S.J. Kincaid.  The book is science fiction in every sense of the world.  It takes place in the distant future that in no way resembles are own.  The power structure is an Empire and it is based on a sun […]