Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Peerless

Title: Peerless
Author: Jiehae Park
Publisher: Samuel French
ISBN: 978-0-573-70587-8

Why Read?: Scriptd

Thoughts: This modern MacBeth takes on the high-stakes world of early admissions and is one twisted tale.

Rating: 4/5

The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight

Title: The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight
Author: R. L. Stein
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9781467619844

Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: This was a fun, creepy one.  I could imagine a really scary version for adults.

Rating: 4/5

Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Werewolf of Fever Swamp

Title: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp
Author: R. L. Stein
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 978-1-6067-355-6
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Took a third of the book before werewolves were even mentioned, which did not leave much for the suspense to really build.

Rating: 3/5

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Sword of Kuromori

Title: The Sword of Kuromori
Author: Jason Rohan
Publisher: Kane Miller
ISBN: 978-1-6067-355-6
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Great action fantasy for fans of  ya manga and/or anime.  

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Stacking the Shelves: 5/27-6/2

LibraryThing Early Review:
The Grandmother Paradox by Wendy Nikel

Received in June's Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss:
A Sheriff's Passion by Michelle Beattie
No Less Days by Amanda G. Stevens
Wingbound by Heather Trim
The Warrior of Clan Kincaid by Lily Blackwood
A Wedding on Bluebird Way by Lori Wilde, Janet Dailey, Allyson Charles, & Stacey Keith
The Sugarhouse Blues by Mariah Stewart
The Secret Ingredient for a Happy Marriage by Shirley Jump
The Optimist's Guide to Letting Go by Amy E. Reichert

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

A Hummingbird Christmas

Title: A Hummingbird Christmas
Author: Karen Foley
Publisher: Tule
ISBN: n/a
Why Read?: Early Review

Thoughts: Very sweet romance that did not have that annoying romance plot convention where the couple has a fight then has to get back together.

Rating: 4/5