The Button War by Avi

The Button War deserves 5 out of 5 birds from me! I was recommended this book by a school librarian who knows that my taste isn't unicorns, rainbows, and happiness. It was opposite of that. The Button War had a feeling similar to Lord of the Flies.... When I was reading it I was under... Continue Reading →

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

I give this book 3 out of 5 birds. I didn't love it but I didn't despise it. I'm actually a huge fan of Laurie Halse Anderson (SPEAK). This one I felt like the language was so overdone that it was hard to keep focused. There was an entire chapter with the same sentence, which... Continue Reading →

The Magic Finger

The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl I’ll give this book is 3 out of 5 birds. It was short, which is great for reading to a four year old. I felt like it was a preachy book, especially for a children’s genre. With that aside, my daughter enjoyed the concept of the humans becoming birds,... Continue Reading →

Lost and Found

Lost and Found by Orson Scott Card My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lost and Found By Orson Scott Card I give this book 4 out of 5 birds. There were so many times I thought I LOVE THIS BOOK and then a few where it felt like it dragged or felt resolved too fast.... Continue Reading →

Dry

Dry by Neal Shusterman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The beginning of this book was on point! It sucked me in within minutes. Probably because I’m waiting for the day when an apocalypse happens. After awhile I felt like it slowed down and lost its umph.The end picked up and I enjoyed it. I... Continue Reading →

Fablehaven

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull My rating: 3 of 5 stars Rounding up 🐦🐤🐦out of five 🤷‍♀️Fablehaven by Brandon Mull....I didn’t hate it but I definitely didn’t love it. I usually have the ability to think like the reader a book was intended for but I just haven’t mastered middle grade boy. Seth (one of the... Continue Reading →

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