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~

The Phantom Tree ~Book Review~

The Phantom Tree By: Nicola Cornick Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Disgusting (15+ curse words. 1 descriptive sexual scene, multiple semi-descriptive sexual scenes. Other content: murder, witchcraft, drinking, nakedness, lying, kissing, pregnancy, and death.) 4 stars This is the most well-done time travel book I've ever read. Actually, it is the best multiple-point-of-view books I've … Continue reading The Phantom Tree ~Book Review~

My Name is Venus Black ~Book Review~

My Name is Venus Black (ARC) By: Heather Lloyd Expected Publication: February 27, 2018 Cleanliness: Trash¬†(50+ curse words. Other topics to consider: mental health, prison, hate, smoking, drugs, mention of sexual abuse, mention of suicide, and death.) 2 stars I have never rated a book as trash before. I was so terribly disappointed. Because of … Continue reading My Name is Venus Black ~Book Review~

The Beloveds ~Book Review~

The Beloveds¬†(ARC) By: Maureen Lindley Expected Publication: April 3, 2018 Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Disgusting (15+ curse words. Other topics to consider: extreme hate, rage, disrespect to family, jealousy, cancer, mental health, mention of sex, divorce, drugs, drinking, smoking, stealing, and murder.) 3 stars [Side note:] This book I received is an ARC (advanced … Continue reading The Beloveds ~Book Review~

Steal Away Home ~Book Review~

Steal Away Home By: Billy Coffey Cleanliness: Yuck (10+ curse words. Other questionable content: mention of middle finger, mention of characters cursing, drinking, smoking, lying, non-descriptive kissing, and death.) 2 Stars If you like baseball a lot, you might like this book. It seemed like such a good idea: baseball, childhood love, religion, forgiveness, etc. … Continue reading Steal Away Home ~Book Review~