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Coming of Age, Fiction, Reviews, Rewind Book Club Picks, YA Fiction

Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda-Book Review

This review got a little bit away from me and ended up being way longer than I had anticipated, feel free to skip to the My Review part of this post to read my thoughts on the book. Also, I think this is the first time that I do not include the Authors name in… Continue reading Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda-Book Review

Favorites, Fiction, Reviews

Woman Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros-Book Review

Hello, I hope everyone is having a fantastic Monday and also Happy International Women’s day!  In light of such a special day for women, I’d like to spotlight one of my favorite authors, Sandra Cisneros. While, Cisneros’ is mostly known for writing, “The House on Mango Street,” today I’m going to review her 1991 collection… Continue reading Woman Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros-Book Review

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Monday Updates

Happy Monday all! I’ve been pretty bad at writing posts other than book reviews so I thought it be fun to share some updates. For starters, I did not finish my pick for book of the month for February, Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman. BT&W/Ceci I fought really hard to continue reading it, but… Continue reading Monday Updates

Favorites, Fiction, High Fantasy, New Adult, Reviews

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff-Book Review

Surprisingly 2020 turned out to be a pretty good reading year for me. I fell a little behind on reviews towards the end there, but I'm working hard to catch up. I hope you enjoy my very first review of 2021. It's a long one. ...... One of the goals I had set for myself… Continue reading Nevernight by Jay Kristoff-Book Review

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2020 Wrap Up

So I almost didn’t do a wrap up because the amount of books I read in 2020 barely even made it into the double digits. But I figured, there’s enough for a list so here goes. First on the list is the only book I rated ONE star in all of 2020, and that is… Continue reading 2020 Wrap Up

Coming of Age, Fiction, Reviews, YA Fiction

Mosquitoland by David Arnold-Book Review

Before 2020 finally ends, I really want to share my review for Mosquitoland. I've been turning out reviews very very slowly these last couple of months, so instead of working on the other book's that have now piled up on me, I wanted to focus on a book that is still incredibly fresh in my… Continue reading Mosquitoland by David Arnold-Book Review

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Book Blog Newbie Tag-Part 2

Before anything else, I just want to say thanks for all the likes on Part 1 of this post, I super appreciate it, I super appreciate everyone. I tried to follow everyone that I could, but if I missed you just drop a comment down below and I will follow 🙂 So here is part… Continue reading Book Blog Newbie Tag-Part 2

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Book Blog Newbie Tag – Part 1

Hello again! I hope everyone is having a nice day, week, month or life in general. I’m really excited about this weeks post because I’m doing the Book Blog Newbie Tag. As I briefly mentioned in my previous post, in November Between Thoughts & Words (BT&W) turned 1 year old. So in celebration of that,… Continue reading Book Blog Newbie Tag – Part 1

Favorites, Fiction, Reviews, YA Fiction

The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter – Book Review

Finally another book review! I've been absolutely terrible at writing book reviews after finishing up a book; I have about 3 I still need to work on. On a more positive note BT&W is 1 year old! New college, new dorm, new friends … Same Cassie. Two years have passed since Cassie’s family checked her… Continue reading The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter – Book Review

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September TBR

Hi everyone and happy beginning of September! I for one am extremely happy that August is finally over. Halfway through the month, I lost all motivation to do anything so hopefully September is a lot better. To start things off, this month I really wanted to do my first ever "To Be Read" (TBR) post.… Continue reading September TBR

Dystopian future, Fiction, New Hits, Reviews, YA Fiction

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins – Book Review

 Happy end of the week! I've been meaning to post this review for over a week now but I've been on a roll, finishing one book and starting another. It's good for my reading but not for my writing. Now this review is a long one so bear with me......... In the early reconstruction years… Continue reading The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins – Book Review

Children's Literature, Classics, Favorites, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Reviews, Thoughts/Opinions

Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan – Book Review

This book is definitely one of my favorites, thirteen years hasn't changed that. I knew that I was going to like reading it just as much this time around as I did the first time because it is one of those books that I think about from time to time. Although it targets children as its main audience I think both children and adults can relate to Charlotte, and I also think both groups can stand to learn a thing or two from this book. Apart from generally being good storytelling, the book also teaches an important lesson about a significant figure in American history.

Children's Literature, Classics, Fiction, Reviews, Thoughts/Opinions

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll – Book Review

  Young and curious Alice stumbles down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland following a white rabbit wearing a waistcoat. On her journey, she soon discovers that this is only one of the many strange things common to Wonderland. Not used to the way things function and the strange way everyone in Wonderland behaves, Alice… Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll – Book Review

Classics, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Play, Reviews, Thoughts/Opinions

The Crucible by Arthur Miller – Book Review

BT&W/Cecilia Torres When Abigail and her friends are caught dancing in the forest rumors of witchcraft surface in Salem. In order to avoid a hanging the girls, who are led by Abigail, begin accusing people of working with the devil to hurt, torture and manipulate them. At first it is only a means of self-preservation… Continue reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller – Book Review