My Bookshelf, Review Shorts, Summer Reading

Introducing Summer Reading Reviews

Since I'm reading a lot of older books as part of my summer reading list, I decided I probably won't do full-length reviews for each one. Instead, I'll do a series of "Summer Reading Reviews" that look at 2 or 3 of the books I've read at a time. This way, I can share my… Continue reading Introducing Summer Reading Reviews

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CJ Reviews I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Title: I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban  Author: Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb Publication Date: October 8, 2013 Format: Paperback Rating: 5 stars When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to… Continue reading CJ Reviews I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

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CJ Reviews Tell the Wind and Fire by Sara Rees Brennan

Title: Tell the Wind and Fire Author: Sara Rees Brennan Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Format: Advanced Reader Copy Rating: 2.5 stars In a city divided between opulent luxury in the Light and fierce privations in the Dark, a determined young woman survives by guarding her secrets. Lucie Manette was born in the Dark half of the city, but careful… Continue reading CJ Reviews Tell the Wind and Fire by Sara Rees Brennan

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CJ Reviews The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Title: The Queen of the Tearling Author: Erika Johansen Publication Date: July 8, 2014 Format: Hardcover Rating: 3.75 stars Young Kelsea Raleigh was raised in hiding after the death of her mother, Queen Elyssa, far from the intrigues of the royal Keep and in the care of two devoted servants who pledged their lives to protect her. Growing up in a… Continue reading CJ Reviews The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen