Category Archives: Book Reviews

Monday Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

In case you missed it, this summer a new Harry Potter book was released. The first thing that needs to be said about the latest Harry Potter book is that it’s not really a book. It’s a play. The second … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: An Unexpected Role by Leslea Wahl

Today I am so excited to talk with you about the next book from Leslea Wahl. Leslea and I met online through the Catholic Writers Guild, and then this past summer we got to meet in person when we met … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean by Britt Leigh

I won this book in a giveaway and was happy to do so since it’s from one of my fellow authors from the Books for Catholic Teens Facebook group. Title: Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean Author: Britt Leigh Genre: … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown

I picked up this book thinking it would be cute for my nephew for his birthday, and I ended up reading it myself. What can I say? I’m a Star Wars geek through and through. Title: The Phantom Bully (Star … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy by Susan Vaught

Every year I try to read the Edgar Award nominees for juvenile and young adult fiction before the winners are announced. Due to time constraints with the doctorate program, I completely failed this year. However, I did manage to read … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Life-Changing Love by Theresa Linden

I had a chance to read an advanced copy of Theresa Linden’s new release (officially, it comes out on May 26), and I’m happy to share a bit about it now! Title: Life-Changing Love Author: Theresa Linden Genre: contemporary romance … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Sign of The Carved Cross by Lisa Hendey

The Sign of the Carved Cross is the second book in the Chime Travelers series. I suppose I really should have read the first book in the series before diving into book 2, but luckily, Lisa Hendey fills in enough … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Fantastic Frame #1 (Danger! Tiger Crossing)

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Lin Oliver, the author of the Fantastic Frame series, at an SCBWI meeting. (SCBWI stands for Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators.) In fact, Lin is one of the … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl

Leslea Wahl is one of my fellow Catholic Writers Guild members, and I was thrilled when I won a copy of her award-winning YA novel The Perfect Blindside in a recent giveaway. Since the grad school spring semester has now … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder has been on my TBR pile for a couple of years, at least. Yes, that’s how long my to-be-read list is! I had started reading it last summer, but then my mom fell ill and grad school started up, … Continue reading

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