9/29/21

2021 September Wrap-up



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Greywalker

 Author: Kat Richardson

Genre: Paranormal, Mystery, Urban fantasy

Age: 14+

POV: 1st person

Series: Greywalker book one

Summary: After dying for two minutes Harper can now see into what is know as the Grey a place between life and death. Pretty much Harper life has change. Taking up a missing person case she ends up having to deal with vampires. 

9/28/21

TTT #47 Freebie: Books that deserve more attention

 

Top ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic will be a freebie which will be about Books that Deserve more Attention

I do read adult books but I notices that the lesser known books I read are kids and teen books. The adult books that I read are either popular or classics. I have read some lesser known adult books but, don't have enough of them to make a list. 

9/27/21

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

 Author: Kelly Barnhill

Genre: high fantasy, 

Age: Children

POV: 3rd person omniscient 

Summary: Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this enmagicked girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. To keep young Luna safe from her own unwieldy power, Xan locks her magic deep inside her. When Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic begins to emerge on schedule--but Xan is far away. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Soon, it is up to Luna to protect those who have protected her

9/13/21

The Search for WondLa

 Author: Tony DiTerlizzi

Genre: Sci-fic fantasy, Dystopian 

Age: Kids

POV: 3rd person

Summary: Eva Nine is a curious and sensitive twelve-year-old who has existed only in a subterranean home called Sanctuary, cared for by a robot named Muthr. Eva's great desire is to go aboveground, and her wish comes true, though not as she had imagined. On the surface, Eva goes in search of other humans and soon meets both friend and foe.

9/7/21

TTT #46 Books Guaranteed to Put a Smile On Your Face

 






Top ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic will be Books Guaranteed to Put a Smile On Your Face. What will put a smile on someone face are kids books about kids and an animal. Weather that be a pet or an animal they found. There something about kids going on adventures and brining alone a cute animal friend that make someone long for their half-forgotten childhood. 

9/4/21

The King in Yellow

Author: Robert W. Chambers

Genre: Short stories, Horror

Review: An anthology with eight stories. The first four mention The King in Yellow a curse play. Whoever reads it is said to go insane. Robert W. Chamber's book lay the ground works for modern horror. Many have said H.P. Lovecraft was inspirer by Edgar Allen Poe. Well there is some influences. Every horror and mystery writer owe it to Poe. However in the Cthulhu mythos one of the deity, Hastur is know as the King in yellow. Who has the most influences? 

9/1/21

Reading the World: Nordic Tales


Folklore stories from Finland, Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark.

Illustrations by Ulla Thynell

About the book: There is no Norse mythology in this book. This is a collection of folklore and fairly tales from Scandinavia countries. 

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