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Hello Ocean and other Great Books about the Ocean and our Senses

Hello Ocean I’m always on the lookout for unusual and interesting children’s books.  Hello Ocean delivers on both accounts.  Written by Pam Munoz Ryan and illustrated by Mark Astrella, this book invites you along on a day at the ocean.  It celebrates everything there is…

Book Review: Yellow Crocus

Book Title: Yellow Crocus Author: Laila Ibrahm Genre: Historical Fiction — YA Rating (out of 5 stars): The bond between a young girl and her slave… One night a slave named Mattie was taken from her home in the slave quarters and from her new…

10 Great Books About Redemption

10 Great Books about Redemption

“ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 The Easter season is a at its heart a story of redemption. The theme of redemption isn’t…

Book: The Cresswell Plot

Book Review: The Cresswell Plot

Book Title: The Cresswell Plot Author: Eliza Wass Genre: Fiction – Young adult, Romance Rating (out of 5 stars): Book Summary: Born and raised in the woods Castella has lived with her 5 siblings and her super religious father her whole life. They all live…

The sugar men book review

Book Review: The Sugar Men

Book Title: The Sugar Men Author: Ray Kingfisher Genre: Fiction – Historical Rating (out of 5 stars): First, let me be perfectly honest. Normally I don’t like and won’t read books about World War II. But I downloaded this free book off of Kindle without…

Book Review: Razor Girl

Book Title: Razor Girl Author: Carl Hiaasen Genre: Fiction – Mystery, Humor Rating (out of 5 stars): A female con artist makes her living by crashing into the cars of men while shaving her *ahem*. Once done, her customers can grab the victim for their…

Book review johnny carson

Book Review: Johnny Carson

  Book Title: Johnny Carson Author: Henry Bushkin Genre: Nonfiction – Biography Rating (out of 5 stars): This memoir was packed with juicy tidbits into the King of Late Night’s personal life. Johnny Carson was a uniquely interesting man.  He was charming yet volatile.  He…

Book review: Revolution

Book Review: Revolution

  Book Title: Revolution Author: Jennifer Donnelly Genre: Fiction – Young Adult, Historical Rating (out of 5 stars): Summary: Andi Alpers is angry. She’s angry with her father who left, angry with her mother for being unable to cope, and heartbroken by the loss of…