99 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best

*I know that some are movie adaptations, but that’s besides the point. I can’t believe that I’m now approaching my 100th book review. I’ve encountered so many titles that I don’t think that I would’ve read on my own. In addition, these reviews have also allowed me to interact with various authors. Thank you toContinue reading “99 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best”

Maus Book Review

Content Warning: This review discusses nudity as well as depictions of violence, genocide, and suicide. On January 10, 2022, the McMinn County School Board voted unanimously to remove Maus – a 1986 graphic novel by Art Spiegelman – from its 8th grade curriculum. Their main concerns were the profanity, brief nudity, and depictions of violenceContinue reading “Maus Book Review”

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Book Review

Every now and then, a book will show up at the right place and the right time. When that happens, I’ll know I have to read it right then and there. I had this occurrence recently when I picked up the Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with BretContinue reading “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Book Review”

The Crossover Book Review

As a Children’s Librarian, one of the tasks that I have to do every year is host Battle of the Books for 5th graders. For 2022, The Crossover by Kwame Alexander was one of the titles that we picked for a multitude of reasons. It won the Newbery Medal in 2015, and it’s the onlyContinue reading “The Crossover Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since I showed you the last chapter. I finished a number of books like The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell, and I started a new title not too long ago that I’d like to share with all of you. American Shaolin – Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks,Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five”

Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021

Hi Everybody!!!! Today is the last Monday of the year! You know what that means??? It’s the 2nd annual year-end countdown of books I reviewed in 2021! Like before, I’ll pick 6 books for this list – 3 for the best and 3 for the worst! Now, I have only one question for you! IContinue reading “Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021”

Love, Pride, Virtue, and Fate Book Review

There’s no doubt that reading helps people learn about a variety of subjects, especially those that they never knew about before. What makes this possible is how the material is presented. If it’s displayed in an accessible manner, readers will be able to not only learn, but also enjoy it. I thought about this aspectContinue reading “Love, Pride, Virtue, and Fate Book Review”

Rolls-Royce Motor Car: Making a Legend Book Review

As I’ve mentioned on this website before, I don’t know a whole lot about cars. Nevertheless, I continue to read about various types because A. If I didn’t, that would contradict the premise of this site, B. My soon-to-be-husband and Cars-Revs-Daily.com Detroit editor is a car fanatic, so he always wants to know what IContinue reading “Rolls-Royce Motor Car: Making a Legend Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen

Hi Everybody!!! I’m still reading the titles from the last chapter , but I’m really excited to show the new batch of books that I’ve been reading lately, so let’s go! On the Come Up by Angie Thomas is about 16-year-old Bri, who wants to become one of the greatest rappers of all time, orContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Eighteen

Hi Everybody, It’s been awhile since we’ve had this series, and I’m still reading Miracle Creek by Angie Kim and Confessions of a Bad Ugly Singer by Collette McLafferty. Today, I’ve got two new books to talk about, so let’s get started! Dalva by Jim Harrison is about a woman who gave up her sonContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Eighteen”