Catch-Up Reviews- The Poppy War, My Lady Jane & Scythe

My goal at the beginning of the year was to review every book that I read and I was doing so well but fell behind during the summer! I am now going to try to play catch-up. Spoiler- I absolutely loved all three of these books! The Poppy War by R.F. Kaung When Rin aced …

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Books With Magic

Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. I love a book that has an element of magic, but surprisingly I have not read that many! I am so looking forward to seeing everyone's lists this week and adding a bunch of books to my TBR. I didn't mention Harry Potter …

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Book Review- Transcription

Transcription by Kate Atkinson Juliet Armstrong is a dissatisfied radio producer in a 1950s London that is recovering from the war as much as she is. During World War Two, Juliet was conscripted into service, transcribing conversations between an MI5 agent and a ring of suspected German sympathizers. The seemingly dull work quickly plunged Juliet …

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Book Review- The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival—literally scratching numbers into his fellow …

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Blog Tour- The Oyster Thief (Guest Post and My Review)

About the Book “It took her a journey across the ocean to learn what she knew of love and fear and hate, but the essence of it came to her in an instant, as she succumbed to the churning black depths of the deep sea.” Coralline is a shy mermaid in the Atlantic Ocean whose …

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Non-Fiction Mini Reviews

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show …

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Review- Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed responds to the heartbreak of the current refugee crisis with this deeply moving, beautifully illustrated short work of fiction for people of all ages, all over the world. A short, powerful, illustrated book written by beloved …

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