Review: Crater Trueblood and the Lunar Rescue Company

Review: Crater Trueblood and the Lunar Rescue Company

One of my goals this year is to read more recently written science fiction than Ender's Game, which was originally published in the 1980s. Thanks to this pledge, I was excited to be able to read Crater Trueblood through the BookLook blogger program. Is it worth the read? Find out below! Book: Crater Trueblood and the Lunar Rescue Company Author: Homer Hickam (of October Sky fame) Genre: YA sci-fi Source: Free from publisher Thomas Nelson through BookLook Bloggers Readability … [Read more...]

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #18

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #18

  The Click & Chat Social Media Link up Party #18! Thank you so much for stopping by The Click and Chat Social Media Link up Party! Today is the last week I'm hosting, and I've had such fun connecting with new people online! I hope you have too! We are all about networking and helping you grow your social media numbers! This month we are excited to announce that this linkup will appear on 13 amazing blogs!! That is 13 times the exposure for you and your links! We are also … [Read more...]

Quote Me Thursday: Awesome Quotes from Elsewhere

Quote Me Thursday: Awesome Quotes from Elsewhere

Today for Quote Me Thursday, I'm turning to other bloggers and writers for their favorite quotes. There are quite a few interesting ones on the list! 1. I don't know if it will help you get rich, but Business Insider has collected a list of 21 quotes from Bill Gates. My favorite: "You know, even when we wrote down at Microsoft in 1975, 'a computer on every desk and in every home,' we didn't realize, oh, we’ll have to be a big company. Every time, I thought, 'Oh, God, can we double in … [Read more...]

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #15

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #15

    The Click & Chat Social Media Link up Party #15! Thank you so much for stopping by The Click and Chat Social Media Link up Party! We are all about networking and helping you grow your social media numbers! This month we are excited to announce that this linkup will appear on 13 amazing blogs!! That is 13 times the exposure for you and your links! We are also looking for co-hosts for the coming up months, so if you are interested please contact either Amber or Kim … [Read more...]

Review: Books from Author Carole P. Roman (children’s picture books)

Review: Books from Author Carole P. Roman (children’s picture books)

Carol Roman sent me a collection of her books, including many of her "If You Were Me and Lived In..." books and two from the Captain No-Beard line.  Since the books are so short, I thought I would review them all at once as a collective whole. Collection: If You Were Me and Lived In... Author: Carol P. Roman Source: Free from publisher Genre: Non-fiction picture book Readability Rating: 4 stars Morality Rating: G Buy The Books:  Mexico, Russia, India, South Korea, Norway, … [Read more...]

We Need Diverse Books: 11 Quotes from Foreign Authors

We Need Diverse Books: 11 Quotes from Foreign Authors

Writers and book-lovers are talking a lot right now about the lack of diversity in literature. Of course, there are many reasons for this, including lack of education in many countries, the fact that only a few countries translate their books into one of the "big" languages, and the fact that publishers want a specific kind of book. I'm planning to push the #weneeddiversebooks campaign by widening my own reading horizons. I have only read books written by US, UK, German, Australian, French, … [Read more...]

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