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Book Review: Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead | Abuse is NOT Okay

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Livy can’t remember her first visit to her grandmother’s house all the way across the world in Australia, though she does seem to recall a ‘wrong chicken’ and something unusual about a black chess piece.

She definitely doesn’t remember the strange little creature she finds in the wardrobe. His name is Bob, and he’s been waiting for her to come back for more than five years—that’s a very long time to sit in the dark.

Livy and Bob piece together the mystery of who Bob is, and a beautiful friendship unfolds. Now Livy must help Bob find his way home.

Bob is a tender and engaging story for young readers about loyalty and the power of imagination, set in an Australian country town.

Discussion:

"I was too busy basking in the glow of hearing my name. The Great and Powerful Bob. The Bobster. His Bobness."

1.5/5 stars

Wow. Just, wow. I expected so much more from this fun-looking book with the best title in existence. Really, who doesn't click on a book titled with the name "Bob"…

15 Questions with Lil' Bro: The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan

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Hi everyone! I am back from the dead. I dug myself out of my book-made grave and risen up with Clockwork Princess in one hand and my other hand at the ready to type my next post. I feel dead due to all the deadlines that have been punching me in the face; however, as no one probably wants to hear about my bruised yet beautiful face, I think it is time to move on to reviewing a book series. In January, I had my brother tell me his thoughts on the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series through a series of questions. As I like to follow a pattern in my life, except for when it comes down to solving a problem with trigonometry as it is a stinking pile of confusing "math," I chose to be like Vogue and ask my brother, a newfound celebrity, fifteen questions about his so called "favorite series from Riordan yet."



- - - ⭐A key to understanding who is whom: Nicole is bold and Nathan is normal, just as it is in real life.
1. What star ratings (out of 5 stars) would you give th…

Book Haul: Stacking My Shelves High with Some New Books

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On Saturdays, Tynga's Reviews hosts a weekly meme for all the book lovers who receive books. With this meme, a book or an author can be promoted to all the people who may be interested. This is really cool as I love discussing books; however, it is mostly in a review or blog tour style. I have never done a book haul as I never get a lot of books at one time and I always feel like expressing my love or deep hatred in a review. But, in the words of the young Justin Bieber, "Never say never." Now, as every book lover does on any day, it is time to share and hug my new books!
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For Review(Thanks, Netgalley, publishers, and authors!<3):



1. Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead
I had gotten a book by Nicholas Gannon, and it had such pretty artwork. Once I saw the title, which features my favorite name to use for stuffed animals, and that he was the illustrator, I hurried up and hit request. I cannot wait to read the story and stare at all the pretty illustrations!

2. Suitor…

Book Review: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare | My Baby Has Sprout Wings Once Again

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Book Review: Sparrow Squadron by DL Jung | A Blog Tour Palooza, Flying Planes over Russia, and Fueling My Addiction for Anything and Everything World War II

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Today, I have a blog tour review for Sparrow Squadron by DL Jung. I have written a review to peak some of your interests, an introduction to Dl Jung and his work, and a giveaway, which has kindly been done through YA Bound Blog Tours and the author, for each of you to try your luck at. I hope you all enjoy; however, as I am probably getting your hopes up(as my reviews are always promised to be super good), I will begin...NOW!

World War II. June 1941. Hitler's war machine turns to the Soviet Union.

Escaping her hometown ahead of the Nazis, 16-year-old Aelya Makarova seizes a chance to live her dream. Obsessed with flying, she joins a women's fighter squadron to defend her homeland against the invaders. She'll go faster and higher than she's ever gone before.

But the harsh reality of Air Force life shatters her expectations and forces her to grow up fast. The squadron is split by petty rivalries, male pilots treat them like a joke, and the ideal country she thought she was…

Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading | Following Dreams by Forming a Friendship While Taking down Bad Guys Ft. Planes

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After leaving her home in the western Canadian fishing village of Tofino to spend the summer in Alaska studying humpback whales Kitty finds herself caught up in an unforgettable adventure involving stolen gold, devious criminals, ghostly shipwrecks, and bone-chilling curses. Kitty's adventure begins with the lingering mystery of a sunken ship called the Clara Nevada and as the plot continues to unfold this spirited story will have armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike anxiously following every twist and turn as they are swept along through the history of the Klondike Gold Rush to a suspenseful final climatic chase across the rugged terrain of Canada's Yukon, the harsh land made famous in the stories and poems of such writers as Jack London, Robert Service and Pierre Berton. It is a riveting tale that brings to glorious life the landscape and history of Alaska's inside passage and Canada's Yukon, as Kitty is caught up in an epic mystery set against the backdro…

Blog Tour: Christy Sloat's The Archivist's Drop-Dead Gorgeous and Blinding Cover Reveal

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Hi everyone! I have abandoned my blog for a week. Yes, I do feel bad as I have so many book reviews to write for publicists and authors; however, I had some tests in school that I was nervous for and I was in a great reading mood. Although I
would love to sprout my emotions and the happenings of what has been occurring behind the scenes, I do have something
special to share with each and every one of you readers! Today, Christy Sloat and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the
cover for The Archivist, which releases May 28, 2018! AH! I cannot wait until this book comes out as the synopsis sounds so
good and the cover is drop-dead gorgeous, which is not the most important thing but it sure does help. Now, it's time to reveal
the cover and enter a fantastic giveaway, which ends March 16th!

The Archivist's official cover is...
See, I told you it is GORGEOUS. Why don't you ever believe me?

(Is it because I am an evil, word-bewitched book blogger who is also a vampire who lives off te…