April 2020 Reading Wrap-up! #BookBlog #BookReview #WrapUp

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April felt like the longest month of my entire life, but I still only finished 8 books! I realize that since I have been working from home I have been missing the audiobooks I typically listen to on my morning commute. I usually complete at least 4 audiobooks each month so that is why my numbers are currently down… at least down from normal for me. I’m not complaining though! The books I read this month were generally fantastic so I am going to consider it quality over quantity this month!!

Now the details! Below you will find a summary of my April reading, upcoming books, and my reading stats so far this year. Continue reading “April 2020 Reading Wrap-up! #BookBlog #BookReview #WrapUp”

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog

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Primary Genre(s): Young Adult, Horror, Retelling
Published: 25 Sep 2018 by Delacorte Press
Page count: 304
My Format: ebook (personal copy)
Cover: Intriguing
Pacing: Amazing
Ending: Perfect
Would I recommend it: Absolutely
Commission Link: Buy The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

My rating: ★★★★ Continue reading “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog”

The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog

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Primary Genre(s): Contemporary Fiction
Published: 24 April 2018 by Lake Union Publishing
Page count: 434
My Format: ebook (personal copy)
Cover: Eye-catching
Pacing: Amazing
Ending: Perfect
Would I recommend it: Absolutely
Commission Link: Buy The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

My rating: ★★★★ Continue reading “The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog”

The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha Biebow, Steven Salerno (Illustrator) ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog

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Primary Genre(s): Picture Book, Middle Grade
Published: 19 Mar 2019 by HMH Books for Young Readers
Page count: 48
My Format: ebook via Overdrive
Cover: Colorful, fun
Pacing: Great
Ending: Informative
Would I recommend it: Absolutely
Commission Link: Buy The Crayon Man

My rating: ★★★★ Continue reading “The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha Biebow, Steven Salerno (Illustrator) ★★★★★ #BookReview #BookBlog”

When I Was You by Minka Kent ★★★☆☆ #BookReview #BookBlog

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Primary Genre(s): Thriller, Mystery
Published: 1 Feb 2020 by Thomas & Mercer
Page count: 282
My Format: ebook (owned)
Cover: Okay
Pacing: Starts slow, but improves
Ending: Resolved, but somewhat abrupt
Would I recommend it: Probably
Commission Link: Buy When I Was You

My rating: ★★☆☆ Continue reading “When I Was You by Minka Kent ★★★☆☆ #BookReview #BookBlog”

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden ★★★★☆ #BookReview #BookBlog

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Primary Genre(s): Middle Grade, Horror, Mystery, Fantasy
Published: 25 September 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Page count: 218
My Format: eBook via NetGalley
Cover: Creepy
Pacing: Great
Ending: Satisfying
Would I recommend it: Probably
Commission Link: Buy Small Spaces

My rating: ★★★☆ Continue reading “Small Spaces by Katherine Arden ★★★★☆ #BookReview #BookBlog”