Book Review: A Glimpse Behind The Portal Novella (Night Escape)

Image Courtesy of http://machellehanleigh.com This novella was the prequel to the Inhabitants at the Center of the Universe books by Machelle Hanleigh. You can download this novella for free here: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/eh4e8vqmib Summary Young Kailey was sent to Earth through a portal by her mother, far away from her cruel father and twin sister. Her mother… Continue reading Book Review: A Glimpse Behind The Portal Novella (Night Escape)

Book Review: A Week at Surfside Beach

Image Courtesy of Goodreads “Pierce and his family have gone to Surfside Beach, South Carolina for over twenty-five years. For most of that time they have stayed in the blue house on the cover of A Week at Surfside Beach. They bought the home in 2000 and rent it out in summer. Originally a poet,… Continue reading Book Review: A Week at Surfside Beach

Book Review: Stories To Read By Candlelight By Jean Lorrain

This book contains eight short stories that were originally written in the 1890s. The author recalled some of the spooky stories that his grandmother told him before bedtime. “Jean Lorrain, born Paul Alexandre Martin Duval, was a French poet and novelist of the Symbolist school. Lorrain was a dedicated disciple of dandyism and spent much… Continue reading Book Review: Stories To Read By Candlelight By Jean Lorrain

Book Review: Mother Mother By Jessica O’Dwyer

Image From Goodreads After attempts at having their own children, Julie, a successful art curator and her doctor husband, Mark, embarked on a journey to adopt a child from Guatemala. Julie was the one who did majority of the work, flying back and forth during the whole process. So much stress and heartache was involved.… Continue reading Book Review: Mother Mother By Jessica O’Dwyer

Book Review: Cooking For Her Eyes By Susan Uehara Rakstang

Image Courtesy Of Netgalley Summary A beautiful memoir by the author regarding her growing up as a child of Japanese parents, who moved from Hawaii to mainland America. The author was able to get to remember her parents through the many meal preparations that eventually her Caucasian husband was able to take up. Themes 1)… Continue reading Book Review: Cooking For Her Eyes By Susan Uehara Rakstang

Book Review: Time Zero By Carolyn Cohagan

Summary This teen novel was placed in the far future when Manhattan island was separated from mainland New York by war and a wall. “The Prophet” had convinced the citizens of the island that everybody outside was evil and that women were inferior to men. Themes 1) abuse of power: By segregating the people by… Continue reading Book Review: Time Zero By Carolyn Cohagan

Book Review: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Summary In this book, two exciting events took place, the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament. Two, seemingly unrelated, events, but with much hidden secrets among the spectators and judges. So much so that I took a long time to finish this novel. (There were 37 chapters in this book.) Themes 1) sportsmanship: Both… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

A Spike In My Stats

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Happy Tuesday from Comedy Plus

This is my Happy Tuesday photo of our friend’s dog. I ordered a Santa’s hat for her to wear for Christmas. She didn’t mind it and we got some super cute photos…. Thank you Comedy Plus for the chance! Follow Chocoviv’s Lifestyle Blog on WordPress.com Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and… Continue reading Happy Tuesday from Comedy Plus

Book Review: Love Lies Bleeding by Barbara Haworth-Attard

Photo Courtesy of http://www.barbhaworthattard.com/about-2 Author “Barbara Haworth-Attard is a native of Elmira, Ontario, presently residing in London, Ontario with her family. June 1995 saw the publication of her first junior novel, Dark of the Moon. Since then she has written sixteen novels in the historical fiction, fantasy, contemporary and mystery genres for middle-grade and young adult readers.… Continue reading Book Review: Love Lies Bleeding by Barbara Haworth-Attard