September Wrap-up

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to my September Wrap-up. Here are the books I read this month:

1. All the Ever Afters by Danielle Teller 

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An interesting take on Cinderella’s stepmother. Longer review coming soon. 4/5 Stars.

2. Take Two by Karen Kingsbury 

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An interesting installment in the series. There were a couple of things that bugged me in it. 3/5 Stars.

3. Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber 

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Debbie Macomber doesn’t disappoint in her latest offering. I loved reading about this small town by the ocean which provides healing to several characters. Longer review to come. 3/5 Stars.

4. A Heart Full of Hope by Robin Jones Gunn

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Always good to reread this series. Another good installment in this series. 3.5/5 Stars

5.My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan 

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A novel that partially fulfills many people’s dream, however there was some content that bugged me. 3/5 Stars.

6. The Complete Persepolis by Marjari Sartarpi 

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An interesting graphic novel that depicts life in Iran when the Islamic Revolution breaks out. Beautifully told, although there were a few things that didn’t settle well with me. 4/5 Stars.

7. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 

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Reread this for a class, listened to the audiobook. Review coming soon. 3.5/5Stars.

8.  The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

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An interesting read written during the Cold War when bio-weapons were more of a concern. Longer review coming soon. 3/5 Stars.

9. Take Three by Karen Kingsbury 

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A good installment in the series that deals with some tough subjects like abortion. 3.75/5 Stars.

10. The Princess Bride by William Goldman

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Another reread this month. I love The Princess Bride and I will have a longer review up soon. 4/5 Stars.

11. The Readers’ Advisory Handbook edited by Jessica E. Moyer and Kaite Mediatore Stover 

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Read for a class, very insightful on how to provide good Reader’s Advisory to people.

12. A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell

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I don’t really read thrillers but decided to read this after watching the trailer. Wasn’t good as I was expecting. 2.5/5 Stars.

13. True Friends by Robin Jones Gunn

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Another good installment in the Christy Miller series. 3/5 Stars.

Happy Reading,

Janelle L. C.

 

 

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