Far Beyond the Sun ~Book Review~

Far Beyond the Sun By: Dolev Zaharony 2.5 stars This book is a fun story of a little kid who wants to be the highest kid in the world - specifically taller than the sun. It teaches kids that absolutely anything is possible if you are inventive and use your imagination! The illustrations are fairly … Continue reading Far Beyond the Sun ~Book Review~

I Am a Feminist ~Book Review~

I Am a Feminist: Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times By: Monique Polak Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (Topics to consider: rape, sex, and abortion.) 5 Stars One out of every four North American women will be sexually assaulted at some point in their lives. 17 percent of girls under the age of … Continue reading I Am a Feminist ~Book Review~

Tiny Infinities ~Book Review~

Tiny Infinities By: J.H. Diehl Cleanliness (See “About” for scale): Very Clean (Topics to consider: divorce, family troubles, mental illness, drugs, and brain disorders.) 4 Stars Tiny Infinities is a heart-wrenching book that tells the story of a young girl trying to put a broken life together. At first, the book seemed fairly average to … Continue reading Tiny Infinities ~Book Review~

Claws, Paws, Feathers, and Jaws ~Book Review~

Claws, Paws, Feathers, and Jaws: Impeccable Petunia Part 1 By: Katie Christine Cleanliness (See “About” for scale): Slightly Tainted (Content to consider: Violence) 4.5 Stars What an interesting, interesting book this is! To be honest, the main reason I picked up this book is because it is based around a chicken. I absolutely adore chickens … Continue reading Claws, Paws, Feathers, and Jaws ~Book Review~

Things Fall Apart ~Book Review~

I have finished my 5th book on my classical to-be-read list!!! If you haven’t seen my list, check it out here: Classics TBR to see what’s coming! Also, feel free to take a look at my other reviews from the list: The Alchemist, Animal Farm, Candide, and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Things Fall ApartBy: Chinua Achebe Cleanliness (See "About" … Continue reading Things Fall Apart ~Book Review~

The Lady Raven ~Book Review~

The Lady Raven By: Rebecca Henry Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Trash (4+ Curse Words. Other content: kissing, adultery, multiple graphic murders, graphic injuries, multiple scenes of implied sex, witchcraft, abuse, and death.) 3.5 stars The Lady Raven is a dark, twisted, bloody book filled with witchcraft, royals, and murder that follows the story of … Continue reading The Lady Raven ~Book Review~

God’s Answers for the Graduate ~Book Review~

God's Answers for the Graduate: Class of 2019 Compiled by: Jack Countryman 4.5 stars What an awesome present for a Christian graduate! This cute little book is not exactly what I was expecting. There is absolutely no commentary except for the foreword and "Dear Graduate" pages. The rest of the book is simply a collection … Continue reading God’s Answers for the Graduate ~Book Review~

The Giving House ~Book Review~

The Giving House By: Madelyn March Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Disgusting (25+ curse words. Other content to consider: cancer, abuse, religion, stillbirth, implied sex, two descriptive rape scenes, adultery, and death.) 3.5 stars This is a very intriguing book. The whole story is a flashback told by a guilty narrator who is dying of … Continue reading The Giving House ~Book Review~

The Sky Above Us ~Book Review~

The Sky Above UsBy: Sarah Sundin Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Yuck (Content to consider: smoking, drinking, groping, sexual discussions, implied sex, kissing, war, and death.) 4 stars This historical romance will make you not want to set it down! The Sky Above Us is the story of pain, mistakes, estranged families, love, war, hate, … Continue reading The Sky Above Us ~Book Review~

Why Being Single Is (NOT) the End of the World

Today is Valentine's Day. A day of love, relationships, presents, fancy dinners, and sadness. Why sadness? Because we, my friends, are in a group called "the singles." Guess what, being single shouldn't equal sadness. A relationship does not make or break you. What's awesome about being in the singles group (besides being able to set … Continue reading Why Being Single Is (NOT) the End of the World

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ~Book Review~

I have finished my fourth book on my classical to-be-read list!!! I'm so proud of myself. Haha. If you haven't seen my list, check it out here: Classics TBR to see what's coming! Also, feel free to take a look at my other reviews from the list: The Alchemist, Animal Farm, and Candide. The Strange … Continue reading The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ~Book Review~

Story of Redemption Bible ~Review~

ESV Story of Redemption Bible Published by: Crossway 4 stars Crossway describes this study bible as, "The ESV Story of Redemption Bible: A Journey through the Unfolding Promises of God leads readers on a journey through this storyline from start to finish, with conversational commentary written by pastor Greg Gilbert interspersed throughout the full ESV text. With the … Continue reading Story of Redemption Bible ~Review~

Second-Chance Dogs ~Book Review~

Second-Chance Dogs Edited By: Callie Smith Grant Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (Topics to consider: abuse, still-birth, disease, religion, and death.) 4.5 stars This book really hurt. It really, really hurt, but that's mostly on me for bad timing. I guess hurting is not a bad thing because it can ultimately lead to … Continue reading Second-Chance Dogs ~Book Review~

Crack Yourself Up ~Book Review~

Crack Yourself Up - Jokes for Kids By: Sandy Silverthorne Expected Publication: August 21, 2018 5 Stars Q: What steals your stuff while you're in the bathtub?  A: A robber ducky! What an adorable, little book! This book is filled with hilarious knock-knock jokes, funny stories, and tons of play-on words! Yes, of course there … Continue reading Crack Yourself Up ~Book Review~

Thief of Corinth ~Book Review~

Thief of CorinthBy: Tessa Afshar Release Date: August 7, 2018 Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly Tainted (No cursing. Content to consider: drinking, slavery, blood, implied sex, mention of rape, divorce, sexism, abuse, stealing, religion, kissing, and death.) 4 stars Thief of Corinth is an interesting mixture of biblical fiction, historical fiction, real history, romance, … Continue reading Thief of Corinth ~Book Review~

Harry Potter – You’re Not Good Enough ~Book Tag~

I have been dying to do this tag every since I saw it Laura's blog (Live Love Read) a long time ago! I haven't been able to get to until now! The You’re Not Good Enough Tag was created by ReadLikeWildfire and Beccathebookreviewer! Laura had the idea to make it a Harry Potter edition! Rules: Write 30 character names … Continue reading Harry Potter – You’re Not Good Enough ~Book Tag~

A Defense of Honor ~Book Review~

A Defense of HonorBy: Kristi Ann Hunter Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (No curse words. Topics to consider: premarital pregnancy, blackmail, religion, and brief kissing.) 4.5 stars This story was so touching. A Defense of Honor is a tale about rejection, abandonment, 1800s etiquette, forgiveness, and beautiful love. I can't exactly place the … Continue reading A Defense of Honor ~Book Review~

Joey ~Book Review~

Joey By: Jennifer Marshall Bleakley Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (No cursing. Topics to consider: religion, animal abuse, abandonment, disease, mention of self-harm, extreme grief, and animal death.) 5 stars On the surface, Joey is a novel about a blind rescue horse that helps "emotionally wounded" children. Inside, it's so much more. This beautiful … Continue reading Joey ~Book Review~

The Mystery Blogger Award #2

I've been nominated for The Mystery Blogger Award a second time by the lovely María from Bookgraphy! Thank you! 😀 If you haven't seen my first award, check it out here: The Mystery Blogger Award. According to the creator, "the Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award #2

Blood Ties ~Book Review~

Blood Ties By: A.L. Wright Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Yuck (2+ curse words. Other content to consider: multiple descriptive kissing scenes, implied sex, blood, dead animals, descriptive battle scene, magic, and death.) 3.5 Stars This book is definitely for hard-core fantasy lovers. It's a fairly stereotypical fantasy novella, but not in a bad way. … Continue reading Blood Ties ~Book Review~

Hansel and Gretel ~Book Review~

Hansel and Gretel By: Mike Klaassen Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly Tainted (No cursing. Other content to consider: abandonment, abuse, witches, mention of cannibalism, descriptive vomiting, mention of flesh ripping, flesh cooking, and death.) 3 Stars This book was a little disappointing to me. First, I'd like to point out the title Hansel and … Continue reading Hansel and Gretel ~Book Review~

Room ~Book Review~

Room By: Emma Donoghue Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Yuck (2+ curse words. Other content to consider: birth, stillbirth, abortion, breastfeeding, multiple mentions of private parts, mention of rape, implication of sex, kidnapping, and implied attempted suicide.) 4 Stars "To five-year-old Jack, Room is the world...." This is such a powerful story. It's pure fiction, … Continue reading Room ~Book Review~

A Most Noble Heir ~Book Review~

A Most Noble Heir By: Susan Anne Mason Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly Tainted (No cursing. Content to consider: religion, kissing, servitude, mention of characters cursing [not specific], drinking, birth, multiple implications of sex, kidnapping, and death.) 4.5 Stars First of all, I absolutely love this cover! It is very nicely done, and gave … Continue reading A Most Noble Heir ~Book Review~

New Boy ~Book Review~

New Boy By: Tracy Chevalier Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Disgusting (20+ curse words. Other content: racism, multiple mentions and descriptions of private parts, bullying, brief mention of cannibalism, and descriptive kissing.) 2 stars New Boy is an Othello retelling set in a 1970s elementary school. When I heard about the setting, I thought it would be … Continue reading New Boy ~Book Review~

One Stone Left Unturned ~Book Review~

One Stone Left Unturned By: Marianna Heusler Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly Tainted (4+ Curse Words and/or Euphemisms. Other content: bullying, car accident, dementia, hemophilia, family trouble, mention of dead body, magic, lying, murder, and death.) 4.5 stars One Stone Left Unturned was a story of mystery, history, sadness, and magic. The chapters alternated … Continue reading One Stone Left Unturned ~Book Review~

The Orphan Band of Springdale ~Book Review~

The Orphan Band of Springdale (ARC) By: Anne Nesbet Expected Publication: April 10, 2018 Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (Middle-grade fiction. Topics to consider: orphans, fugitives, bullying, war, injury, and lying.) 5 stars Who knew a book about World War II could be so extremely sweet and beautiful?! I loved this book so … Continue reading The Orphan Band of Springdale ~Book Review~