Tuesday, January 9, 2018

A Different Kind of Story - My Review of The House on Foster Hill

Published by: Bethany House
By: Jaime Jo Wright

I was interested in reading this book because it is set in Wisconsin, and it turned out to be a really enjoyable read. I was happy to have the chance to read and review it.

The House on Foster Hill tells of a home and all that takes place there - with part of the book taking place in the past and part in the present. It tells the story of two young women and their struggles.
The House on Foster Hill

What I liked:

I enjoyed reading about the historical characters as well as those from the present.

This story was interesting and different from other books that I have read.

I liked the bit of mystery that was a part of the book.

I was sucked into the story pretty much the whole way through.

What I didn’t like:

There is not really anything that I didn't like about this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I liked this book.

I give The House on Foster Hill 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from Bethany House. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Simple and Cute - My Review of With Love, From Me to You

Published by: ZonderKidz
Written by: Mary Manz Simon
Illustrated by: Corinna Ice

Children's books can be so fun, and I like having the chance to read and review them. I love sharing new books with my nieces and nephews so I was happy to check out With Love, From Me to You.

This book shares a simple message about what it means for a person to show love to others.

With Love, From Me to You  -     By: Mary Manz Simon    Illustrated By: Corinna Ice

The illustrations:

The pictures in this book are colorful and fun.

Who This Book is For:

This is a good book for babies through young school-aged children.

What I liked:

This book encourages children to be loving.

The pictures in this book are cute and colorful and fun.

The way that this book is written makes it enjoyable to read and listen to.

What I didn’t like:

This book is a little random but I still thought it was fun.

My conclusion:

Overall, I think this is an okay kids' book.

I give With Love, From Me to You 4 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Interesting and Enjoyable Read - My Review of Imperfect Justice

Published by: Thomas Nelson

Written by: Cara Putman

When I decided to read and review Imperfect Justice, I thought it was going to be a typical suspense book, but it was less and more than what I expected. This book is not really scary and it does not have a lot of actual suspense in it, but it is interesting and different.

This book tells the story of a female lawyer who takes on the task of helping a man gain custody of his young niece. Along the way, the two face many issues and grow close to one another.

Imperfect Justice

Who This Book is For:

Those who like suspense books might enjoy this, but it is really a good choice for anyone looking for an interesting love story to read.

What I liked:

The characters in this book are extra likable and fun to read about.

The story of this book is unique from anything else I have read.

I was interested all throughout the book.

What I didn’t like:

I wish that the ending would have dragged out a little longer. It felt like everything got cleared up so fast.

My conclusion:

Overall, I enjoyed this book.

I give Imperfect Justice 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Not Much to It - My Review of You're Gonna Love Me

Published by: Thomas Nelson

Written by: Robin Lee Hatcher

I love reading all kinds of contemporary novels, and I was happy to have the chance to read and review You're Gonna Love Me.

This book tells the story of a guy and girl who once dated and who are thrown back together. They must overcome their differences and learn to move on from all that happened in the past.

You're Gonna Love Me

Who This Book is For:

This book is good for those who are just looking for a love story and do not really care if the story has much to it or not.

What I liked:

This book was fairly enjoyable to read.

The characters became real for me.

This book speaks to the issue of fear.

What I didn’t like:

The characters were not as likable as some.

The story did not have much heart to it.

I wish that the book had tackled fear a bit more than it did.

My conclusion:

Overall, I thought this was an okay read.

I give You're Gonna Love Me 4 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Another Interesting Historical Read - My Review of A Dangerous Legacy

Published by: Bethany House
By: Elizabeth Camden

I have read and enjoyed some of the previous books from Elizabeth Camden, so I was happy to have the chance to read and review this one.

A Dangerous Legacy tells the story of a young woman who is fighting to carry on the legacy of her family's past and a young man who is looking to find the money he needs to care for his family's home.

A Dangerous Legacy  -     By: Elizabeth Camden

What I liked:

I enjoy the historical details that are a part of this book. Elizabeth Camden seems to be good at researching, and I love the details that she includes in her writing.

The characters in this book are likable.

The story is interesting and different.

There are parts of this book that are fast-paced and exciting.

What I didn’t like:

The beginning of this book was a little slow moving and it took me some time to get into it.

My conclusion:

Overall, I enjoyed this book.

I give A Dangerous Legacy 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from Bethany House. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Special Coloring Book - My Review of Tokyo Street Style: A Coloring Book

Published by: Clarkson Potter
By: Zoe de las Cases

I have an interest in adult coloring books, and I was excited to have one that was focused on clothing and fashion. I was happy to read and review Tokyo Street Style: A Coloring Book.

Tokyo Street Style: A Coloring Book

Who the book is for:


This is something that is special for anyone who is looking for a different kind of adult coloring book - especially those who love fashion.


What I liked:


The look of this book is beautiful. It would look great sitting out on a coffee table. I like the bold color and the overall look.

The pictures in this book are fun and focused on fashion.

The quality of this book is really good, and it even includes a built-in ribbon bookmark.

What I didn’t like:

I received this book for free, but I have to mention the price. I could not imagine spending $16.00 on a coloring book of any kind - and this one is pretty small.

My conclusion:


Overall, I really like what this book offers and I think it is really special.

I give Tokyo Street Style: A Coloring Book 4 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from Blogging for Books. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Really Cute Children's Book - My Review of God Bless My Family

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Written by: Hannah C. Hall
Illustrated by: Steve Whitlow

I enjoy reading all of the children's books that I can, but there are not many that I find that stand out from the rest or that are any better than the others. I really enjoyed this one, though.

God Bless My Family focuses on all kinds of members of the family - including parents, aunts and uncles, cousins, and grandparents. It talks about the things that a kid might do with the different relatives.

God Bless My Family

The illustrations:

The pictures in this book are not extra special, but they are cute enough.

Who This Book is For:

This is good for babies through young children, and it is something for any child with a loving family.

What I liked:

As a loving aunt, I like that this book focused on aunts and uncles rather than just parents and grandparents.

This book is a nice size and shape.

This has a fun text.

I like the padded board cover style.

What I didn’t like:

There is not really anything that I dislike about this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I think this book is special.

I give God Bless My Family 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.