Book Review: Fast Backward

The year is 1945, WWII has been going on for several years. Bobby, the adopted son of a conscientious objector, delivers newspapers to the local military base. One morning, a huge explosion and mushroom cloud appears in the sky. Bobby is blown away, but the people on the base seem very happy about the incident.... Continue Reading →


Book Review: Paris by the Book

Leah has always been obsessed with Paris. As a child she was fascinated by Albert Lamorisse’s The Red Balloon movie based in France, and from there sparked a desire that only grew with time. Robert is a writer trying to make a name for himself. When his paths cross with a beautiful woman in a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Sky Drifter

The Sky Drifter is a large space ship making its way through the vast galaxy. On board the Sky Drifter, the residences are named by number and have established their own town, school, and community. The Sky Drifter is home to many different species that coexist, including Seven, the only human on the ship. Seven... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Alice Network

The Alice Network is a ring of spies operating during the World Wars. They are women who can gather information and send it across the border without suspension. Eve is desperate to do something for her country, and she is elated when a Captain recruits her as a spy. Due to Eve’s stammering speech and... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Warcross

If you’ve followed my blog in the early beginnings (only since August), then you know that one of my favorite books is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. When I saw all the buzz on Goodreads about Warcross, I was a little skeptical. I mean, come one, you cannot have another video game/virtual reality book... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Kids, Camels, & Cairo

Kids, Camels, & Cairo by Jill Dobbe has been one of the best travel/memoir books I've ever read. Jill's writing is concise and charming, I would seriously read anything that she writes. Jill and her husband decided to sell their house and teach abroad. They've done it before. After visiting job fairs, they decided on... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Enchantress Returns

The Land of Stories continues with The Enchantress Returns. The Enchantress, who cursed Sleeping Beauty and caused chaos throughout the Land of Stories, has returned. And she has more on her agenda than just casting curses and spells. Alex and Connor have been away from the Fairy Tale world for a year, not seeing their... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Artemis

This review is part of my Buddy Read with Finding Land! Artemis is a civilization based on the moon. The Kenyan Space Center has created a vacation destination for earth, but it’s very expensive. Jazz and her father immigrated to Artemis in the early years as part of the work force. Jazz is extremely bright... Continue Reading →

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