Book Review

CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal

Rating: 4 / 5 I received CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal in my Once Upon a Book Club. I did not know much about this one, but it wound up the perfect pick for one of my book prompts! CIRCUS OF WONDERS is set in 1866. Nell was born with birthmarks across her skin,… Continue reading CIRCUS OF WONDERS by Elizabeth Macneal

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SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I received SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this one, but I was very intrigued and when I needed a book starting with an "S", it was a perfect pick! SKIN OF THE SEA follows Simi,… Continue reading SKIN OF THE SEA by Natasha Bowen

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WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM by Christine Pride & Jo Piazza

Rating: 4 / 5 I received WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM by Christine Pride & Jo Piazza in my adult Once Upon a Book Club box. I had heard good things about this one, so was glad to get it onto my TBR! WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM follows two friends, switching back and forth… Continue reading WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM by Christine Pride & Jo Piazza

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THE STORYTELLER by Kathryn Williams

Rating: 4 / 5 I received THE STORYTELLER by Kathryn Williams in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this book, but the cover kept catching my eye and the synopsis was intriguing, so it was the first thing that came to mind when I needed a book with… Continue reading THE STORYTELLER by Kathryn Williams

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THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes

Rating: 4 / 5 I received THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes in my adult Once Upon a Book Club. I did not know much about this one, but the chocolate theme had me intrigued! THE SPANISH DAUGHTER Begins with Puri, a young woman who is making her way from Spain to Ecuador. Her father… Continue reading THE SPANISH DAUGHTER by Lorena Hughes

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BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron

Rating: 4 / 5 I received BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. I didn't know anything about this one, but it was a perfect pick for my prompt for a book with a reflected image on the cover. BLUEBIRD follows two time streams. In 1946, a young girl… Continue reading BLUEBIRD by Sharon Cameron

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MIDNIGHT SPELLS MURDER by Mary Angela

Rating: 4 / 5 I received MIDNIGHT SPELLS MURDER by Mary Angela in the Sweet Halloween Box from Once Upon a Book Club. I didn't know anything about this one, but it was the perfect pick for my prompt for a book set at my favorite time of year as the Halloween vibes of this… Continue reading MIDNIGHT SPELLS MURDER by Mary Angela

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SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD by Jasmin Darznik

Rating: 4 / 5 I received SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD by Jasmin Darznikn in my Once Upon a Book Club advent calendar for 2020. When researching sister cities for a Popsugar reading challenge prompt, I found that this book fit right in! SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD follows Forugh, a young woman living in… Continue reading SONG OF A CAPTIVE BIRD by Jasmin Darznik

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IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A. J. Banner

Rating: 4 / 5 I received IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A.J. Banner in my adult Once Upon a Book Club and the premise sounded really intriguing! IN ANOTHER LIGHT follows Phoebe, a cosmetologist who is channeling her artistic side by working on beautifying the dead to help their loved ones find closure though she's lacking… Continue reading IN ANOTHER LIGHT by A. J. Banner

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DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews

Rating: 4 / 5 I received DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews in my YA Once Upon a Book Club box. This is a book I didn't know much about, but the synopsis had me intrigued! DAUGHTER OF SPARTA follows Daphne, a young woman who has trained her whole life in the hopes of… Continue reading DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by Claire M. Andrews