Monday, April 12, 2021

Circe

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Title:  Circe

Author: Madeline Miller

Publisher: Hachette
 
ISBN: n/a
 
Thoughts:  Seems like it is best for a true mythology lover - must at least have some knowledge of mythology to appreciate.

Rating: 3/5

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Stacking the Shelves: 4/4-4/10


 Bought from Scholastic:

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The Palace of Secrets by Rhona Cleary, Agnese Innocente, Gaia Urbinati, & Ilaria Cardinali

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Unicorn of Many Hats by Dana Simpson

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The Sand Warrior by Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, & Boya Sun

City of a Thousand Gates

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Title:  City of a Thousand Gates

Author: Rebecca Sacks

Publisher: Harper
 
ISBN: 9780063011472
 
Thoughts:  Beautiful weaving of the stories of various fictional Israelis and Palestinians taking the conflict from news to heart.

Rating: 5/5

Monday or Tuesday

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Title:  Monday or Tuesday: Eight Stories

Author: Virginia Woolf

Publisher: Dover
 
ISBN: 9780486294537
 
Thoughts:  Well-written, mainly stream-of-conscious stories; especially liked "A Society".

Rating: 3/5

Friday, April 9, 2021

Simon B. Rhymin'

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Title:  Simon B. Rhymin'

Author: Dwayne Reed

Publisher: Little, Brown
 
ISBN: 9780316538978
 
Thoughts:  Very positive story about finding your voice and helping your community, although there seemed to be some plot jumps.

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Royal Scandal

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Title:  Royal Scandal

Author: Marquita Valentine

Publisher: Loveswept
 
ISBN: n/a
 
Thoughts:  If this had stayed sweet like it wanted, it would have been a perfect read, but the spicy bits just did not seem to fit with the characters and through me out of the story.

Rating: 3/5

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Icebound

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Title:  G.I. Joe Frontline: Icebound

Author: Dan Jolley & Drew Johnson

Publisher: Devil's Due
 
ISBN: 1932796142
 
Thoughts:  I have never read G.I. Joe before, so I had no clue it was going to be not just action but sci-fi as well.

Rating: 3/5