My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (Middle Grade Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

What to Read Wednesdays

My Favorite Stand-Alone Middle Grade Books Last time I wrote up blurbs on my favorite YA stand-alones, but today I want to talk up my favorite middle-grade stand-alones. The world of middle-grade fiction has grown so much since I was an elementary student. Kids these days are so lucky to have so much choice and … Continue reading My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (Middle Grade Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

The House of the Spirits | Quick Take Review

The House of the Spirits | Isabel Allende Published: January 2 1982 Format: Paperback Tags: Latin America, Fiction, Magical Realism, Generational | Synopsis from the Publisher | Chilean writer Isabel Allende’s classic novel is both a richly symbolic family saga and the riveting story of an unnamed Latin American country’s turbulent history. In a triumph of magic … Continue reading The House of the Spirits | Quick Take Review

My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (YA Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

What to Read Wednesdays

My Favorite Stand-Alone Young Adult Books I find it really rare these days to pick up a book that's stand-alone, unless its literary fiction or non-fiction. The young adult genre seems to be saturated with series these days, so I wanted to highlight some of my favorite stand-alone books in this genre today. Sometimes stand-alones … Continue reading My Favorite Stand-Alone Books (YA Edition) | What to Read Wednesdays

Book Titles That Are Complete Sentences | Top 10 Tuesdays

This week's theme is an interesting one. I had a fun time scouring through my bookshelf for this one. I will say that I barely made it to 10 because I ruled out a lot of book titles because most are statements, rather than being what I would consider an actual sentence. Who Could That … Continue reading Book Titles That Are Complete Sentences | Top 10 Tuesdays

Books with Nature on the Cover | Top 10 Tuesdays

Today, I'm sharing with you some of my favorite covers that feature nature, i.e. flowers, plants, trees, etc. Basically any flora & fauna. I am really excited about this prompt, because I adore covers that feature nature or have a plant-based aesthetic. I love artful leaves, tree branches, and vivid landscapes. I don't even care … Continue reading Books with Nature on the Cover | Top 10 Tuesdays

The Republic of Birds | ARC Review

The Republic of Birds by Jessica Miller Published: April 20th 2021 Format: eBook (ARC) Tags: Middle-Grade, Fantasy, Sisters, Magic, Witches | Synopsis from the Publisher | In the land of Tsaretsvo, civil war has divided the human kingdom from the Republic of Birds. Magic is outlawed, and young witches are sent to a mysterious boarding school, from … Continue reading The Republic of Birds | ARC Review