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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
4.32
it was amazing
I'm impressed. Although entirely fictional, Evelyn Hugo's story left me aching for more, yet oddly satisfied at once. There is a bittersweet peace of ...more
Aug 03, 2017
Jul 05, 2017
 
Why Men And Women Can't Be Friends: Honest Relationship Advice for Women (Educated Rants and Wild Guesses, #1)
3.37
it was ok
The title of this book alone made my eyes roll—which is the reason I decided to read it. Because it can't be as sexist, and misogynistic, right? Right ...more
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 16, 2017
 
Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere)
4.28
#DNF @ 104 pages. I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

Cron writes with verbosity, thus leading to 1) long-winded paragraphs that co
...more
Oct 16, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
 
The Marriage Pact
3.62
it was amazing
5 stars? Wow! Been such a long while for me. 😉

Full review: https://janepedia.com/themarriagepact
Jul 15, 2017
May 25, 2017
 
Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, #3)
4.23
really liked it
Oh, how I'm loving reading this series!

I quite enjoyed reading about Anne in college and how she influenced people around her (and how people around h
...more
Sep 06, 2017
Sep 03, 2017
 
Hot Toddy
4.11
really liked it
"Captain Zero's girls get whatever they want!"

"Hot Toddy" is an edgy coming-of-age novel superb for anyone who's made (or is in the process of making)
...more
Oct 20, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
 
Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and the Meaning of Normal
3.97
liked it
For everyone who has ever misunderstood me and/or judged me as an autistic, I want to throw this book at them. Whilst Cohen is, indeed, whiny in many ...more
Feb 20, 2016
Feb 17, 2016
 
The 12 Cats of Christmas (The Kitten Files)
4.16
really liked it
Cats are such cats. Having twelve at once, within one vicinity is—first of all—expensive, even if you live on a farm. Second, they all have their own ...more
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 16, 2017
 
Come to the Rocks
4.07
really liked it
***First published on janepedia.com.***
I received a copy from NetGalley for review.

When I saw Come to the Rocks and read that it was a mermaid story a
...more
Apr 09, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
 
The Bible, Christianity, & Homosexuality
4.04
really liked it
I stumbled across this book while reading articles about the Bible vs. Christianity vs. sexuality vs. gender as a whole. What I find most interesting ...more
Dec 27, 2017
Dec 26, 2017
 
The Host
3.84
really liked it
Review soon! I have so much to say about this book because I had #allthefeels from it, positive and negative.
Nov 23, 2018
Oct 27, 2017
 
Under a Summer Sky (Follow Your Heart #3)
3.98
it was ok
I received this book in exchange for a review, as part of the book tour for this novel. My corresponding blog post will be published 13 June, 2017 @ h ...more
May 29, 2017
May 27, 2017
 
How to Blog for Profit: Without Selling Your Soul
4.09
it was ok
I do not recommend this book. I won this in a giveaway I entered with the intention of reading it, making notes for my cousin, and then giving it to s ...more
Sep 19, 2016
Feb 15, 2016
 
The Never List
3.61
it was ok
"The Never List" is thrilling and exciting...except for when it's not. I think this kind of thing being told in first person point-of-view, past tense ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Dec 31, 2016
 
Almost Undead
3.00
it was ok
**spoiler alert** This book is labeled LGBT-friendly. This label ticked me off the most. This is also what damages the book before the rest of it is e ...more
Sep 30, 2015
Feb 19, 2016
 
Killing Stalking
4.14
Since this is an ongoing web comic, I'm clearly not finished reading it, but I wanted to review it nevertheless because I've read it thus far and woul ...more
Feb 21, 2017
Feb 19, 2017
 
Milk & Honey
4.00
DNF @ 176 due to the main character being so unlikeable.

She has OCD -- I get that, yeah? But she is irritated by the littlest of things [her love inte
...more
Feb 22, 2017
Feb 20, 2017
 
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
4.25
really liked it
I've read this book once before, but my guardians at the time permitted me not to read any more books from the series, because they found it inappropr ...more
Jun 05, 2017
Aug 30, 2011
 
Little Bear Wants to Grow
4.14
really liked it
***Received a review copy via NetGalley.***

I thought this was cute, but I feel like such a complex topic (growth) could have been addressed differentl
...more
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
 
Many Sparrows
4.51
really liked it
Many Sparrows is beautifully written, though it is, at times, difficult to read for indescribable—and incomprehensible—reasons. I think there is somet ...more
Jan 16, 2018
Oct 18, 2017
 
AYA and PAPAYA Meet the Big Little Creatures
MQ
3.75
liked it
***I received a review copy via NetGalley.***

This was cute, but it felt way too formal for a children's book -- from the storytelling to the dialogue.
...more
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
 
Why I Hate Green Beans: And Other Confessions about Relationships, Reality TV, and How We See Ourselves
4.29
it was amazing
I quite enjoyed this book. Nonfiction is not typically something I indulge in, let alone Christian nonfiction, so I was surprised to find similarities ...more
Mar 06, 2018
Jan 30, 2018
 
David Goes to School
4.17
liked it
Illustrations are a bit creepy. And why does David always have to get into trouble? The more a kid's told no, the less likely the word is to mean anyt ...more
Sep 09, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
 
Little Hoo Has the Flu
3.59
really liked it
**I received a review copy of this book via NetGalley.**

First of all, this was short, but it's totally adorable. I don't take issue with the repetiti
...more
Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
 
How I Became a Pirate
4.08
it was ok
Hate to spoil all the fun, but How I Became a Pirate romanticizes child abduction. The illustrations are uniquely creative, memorable and fun, but the ...more
Sep 03, 2019
Sep 03, 2019
 
The Tatted Crooner
3.33
it was ok
**spoiler alert** The full-circle effect is weird here: there is no development for the protagonist within the night this novella takes place, thus it ...more
Aug 12, 2017
Aug 11, 2017
 
Monsters Move
4.20
it was amazing
**I received a review copy of this book via NetGalley.**

I thought this was absolutely adorable! Typically, I take issue with children's books that tak
...more
Jan 23, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
 
Lizzie's Dream
3.20
did not like it
**I received an advanced reader copy (AR) via NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion.**

Considering the title of the book, I expected this to be m
...more
Aug 25, 2018
Aug 24, 2018
 
Coldwater
3.72
liked it
I liked the story in "Coldwater" and its underlining parallels to reality, but I was not a fan of the writing.

Full review on Janepedia.
Jan 29, 2018
Jan 16, 2018
 
Love Letters to Jane's World
3.59
liked it
**I received a review copy via NetGalley in exchange for my opinions.**

I like that "Love Letters to Jane’s World" is relatable, but all the words are
...more
Aug 17, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
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