A Journey Toward Hope by Victor Hinojosa & Coert Voorhees | Book Review

A Journey Toward Hope by Victor Hinojosa & Coert VoorheesIllustrated by Susan GuevaraPublisher: Six Foot PressGenre: Children’s FictionLength: 40 pagesSource: eARCRelease Date: July 7, 2020 Synopsis Every year, roughly 50,000 unaccompanied minors arrive at the US/Mexico border to present themselves for asylum or related visas. The majority of these children are non-Mexicans fleeing the systemicContinue reading “A Journey Toward Hope by Victor Hinojosa & Coert Voorhees | Book Review”

Hope Unashamed by Nadine C. Keels | Book Review

Hope Unashamed by Nadine C. KeelsPublisher: Self-PublishedLength: 134 pagesGenre: Contemporary RomanceRelease Date: September 15, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | WordPress My Thoughts **I received a copy of ‘Hope Unashamed’ by the author, in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.** ‘Hope Unashamed‘ is the sequel toContinue reading “Hope Unashamed by Nadine C. Keels | Book Review”

‘Love Unfeigned’ by Nadine C. Keels/Book Review

Love Unfeigned by Nadine C. KeelsLength: 104 pagesGenre: Contemporary RomancePublisher: Independently PublishedRelease Date: February 27, 2013 Goodreads | WordPress | Amazon | Barnes & Noble My Thoughts **I received a copy of Love Unfeigned from the author, in exchange for an honest review** Love stories hold special meaning when it’s rooted in friendship. ‘Love Unfeigned’Continue reading “‘Love Unfeigned’ by Nadine C. Keels/Book Review”

Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi | Review & Mood Board

Permanent Record by Mary H.K. ChoiGenre: YA ContemporaryPublisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLength: 400 pagesFormat: HardcoverRelease Date: September 3, 2019 My Thoughts ‘Permanent Record’ tells the story of Pablo, a store clerk struggling to find direction in his life after dropping out of NYU. During one of his late night shifts, he connectsContinue reading “Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi | Review & Mood Board”

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon | A Review

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah RochonPublisher: ForeverGenre: Contemporary RomanceLength: 368 pagesFormat: HardcoverRelease Date: June 9, 2020 My Thoughts If there’s a story that speaks about the power strong female connections can bring to empower one’s self esteem, it’s The Boyfriend Project! I wish I had a very close female squad like Samiah, Taylor and LondonContinue reading “The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon | A Review”

Daisy’s Big Night by Sandra V. Feder/Book Review

Daisy’s Big Night by Sandra V. FederIllustrator: Susan MitchellPublisher: Kids Can PressLength: 116 pagesGenre: Children’s FictionSource: eBook Release Date: March 1, 2014 I read Daisy’s Big Night as part of my read aloud task for children in my school district. Daisy is a huge lover of words, and shares a fun night at a poetryContinue reading “Daisy’s Big Night by Sandra V. Feder/Book Review”

Heir of Ashes by Jina Bazzar | Book Review

Heir of Ashes (Roxanne Fosch Files #1) by Jina S. BazzarReceived Copy from AuthorLength: 434 pagesFormat: eBookGenre: Urban FantasyRelease Date: November 10, 2018 My Thoughts **I received a complimentary copy of Heir of Ashes from the author, in exchange for an honest review** I knew I was in for a ride at the first coupleContinue reading “Heir of Ashes by Jina Bazzar | Book Review”

‘Kiss and ‘Telle?’ by Nadine C. Keels/Book Review

Kiss and ‘Telle? by Nadine C. KeelsLength: 100 pagesGenre: Contemporary RomanceNovella Acquired from the AuthorRelease Date: April 29, 2020 My Thoughts Thank you Nadine C. Keels for providing me a complimentary copy of Kiss and ‘Telle?, in exchange for an honest review! This was quite a lovely, romantic story! Kiss and ‘Telle? follows Chantelle andContinue reading “‘Kiss and ‘Telle?’ by Nadine C. Keels/Book Review”

‘Inconvenient Daughter’ by Lauren J. Sharkey/Book Review

Inconvenient Daughter by Lauren J. SharkeyPublisher: Akashic Books/Kaylie Jones BooksLength: 232 pagesGenre: FictionAcquired through NetGalleyRelease Date: June 23, 2020(CW: domestic violence, sexual assault) Synopsis A vibrant and provocative debut novel that dispels myths surrounding transracial adoption. Rowan Kelly knows she’s lucky. After all, if she hadn’t been adopted, she could have spent her days inContinue reading “‘Inconvenient Daughter’ by Lauren J. Sharkey/Book Review”

Maddy McGuire CEO: Bring Back the Bees by Emma Bland Smith/A Review

Maddy McGuire, CEO: Bring Back the Bees Author: Emma Bland SmithLength: 112 pagesGenre: Children’s FictionPublisher: Calico/Magic WagonRelease Date: August 1, 2018 As part of a summer assignment, I began reading children’s books to remotely distribute to families in my school district. Being a lover of books, I found this to be an ideal opportunity toContinue reading “Maddy McGuire CEO: Bring Back the Bees by Emma Bland Smith/A Review”