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~

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~

I Am Malala ~Book Review~

I Am Malala By: Malala Yousafzai Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly tainted (Topics to consider: terrorism, shootings, bombings, mention of stillbirth, blood, sexism, religion, surgery, and murder.) 5 Stars Wow. Just wow. I Am Malala is the autobiography of a young girl from Pakistan who stood up for women's rights and education and was … Continue reading I Am Malala ~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 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~

Loblolly, Loblolly, You’re So Tall ~Book Review~

Loblolly, Loblolly, You're So Tall By: Mommy Moo Moo Ages 4 and under 3 stars This is a very different story. It is full of fairly random descriptive words that tell you about Loblollies. What are Loblollies? I had to look them up because this book never technically tells you (although you will probably figure … Continue reading Loblolly, Loblolly, You’re So Tall ~Book Review~

24: What Can Happen in a Day ~Book Review~

24: What Can Happen in a Day By: Michael Ford Jr. Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Disgusting (10+ Curse Words. Topics to consider: suicides, nakedness, descriptions of body parts, mentions of sex, mention of rape, blood, descriptive injuries, and death.) 4 stars Ever wonder what it feels like to be a firefighter? Well, this book … Continue reading 24: What Can Happen in a Day ~Book Review~

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~

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~

Animal Farm ~Book Review~

Welcome to the second review on my classical to-be-read list!! If you haven't seen my list, check it out here: Classics TBR. And check out my first review here: The Alchemist. Animal Farm By: George Orwell Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Slightly Tainted (No curse words. Topics to consider: drinking, blood, suicide, murder, and death.) … Continue reading Animal Farm ~Book Review~

The Crescent Stone ~Book Review~

The Crescent Stone By: Matt Mikalatos Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Very Clean (No cursing. Topics to consider: terminal illness, blood, war, and death.) 4.5 stars With mystery, magic, humor, and even history, The Crescent Stone is a very fun book to read! In a land where everyone keeps their word (except when they don't...), … Continue reading The Crescent Stone ~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~

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~

Something About Ann ~Book Review~

Something About Ann By: J. Everett Prewitt Cleanliness (See "About" for scale): Trash (40+ curse words. Other content: war, guns, descriptive deaths, blood, PTSD, adultery, abuse, descriptive sex, and drinking.) 2 stars This book had so, so much potential. It is a collection of short, interconnected stories revolving around soldiers that survived a war together. … Continue reading Something About Ann ~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~

8 Ways to Organize Your Books

Bookshelf organization varies from person to person. I've tried many different ways of organizing and finally found one that fits me. First, let's explore the pros and cons (in my opinion) of some of the most popular ways to organize. 1. Color Pros: Absolutely stunning, conversation starter. Cons: Extremely hard to accomplish. None of your series … Continue reading 8 Ways to Organize Your Books