The Guncle by Steven Rowley

The Guncle

The Guncle by Steven Rowley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved it! I had this book sitting on my TBR list for ages and finally picked it up because a bookclub was about to read it. I didn’t make the deadline or the bookclub meeting, but I still felt it was worth reading.

There were so many funny lines in it. I found myself laughing out loud so many times. I don’t mean to say that it was a fluffy comedic book, because it did have a lot of touching moments in it.

I loved it and would recommend it highly.

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The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

The Last House on Needless Street

The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow! What a ride! This kept me guessing the whole time. Just when I thought I knew what was going on, I was proven wrong.

The author did a wonderful in her research and the emotions ran high throughout this book. Up until the end, I was guessing the ending. I hope to read more of her books and I hope they are just as amazing!

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Daisy the Dolphin: A book about making good choices by Natalie Pritchard

Daisy the Dolphin: A book about making good choices

Daisy the Dolphin: A book about making good choices by Natalie Pritchard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a story with wonderful illustrations that teaches children to listen and make good choices.

I had a little trouble with it, imagining what would happen to Daisy because she didn’t listen. I can see a child having trouble with this at bedtime, thinking about consequences.

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Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher

Nettle & Bone

Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I picked this book up for bookclub. I have read a few of the author’s other books and have enjoyed them. I wasn’t sure what to expect from this one, but I found that I enjoyed it as well.

Each of the author’s books have been very different, and this one leaned more heavily into magic than I was expecting. There were tinges of fairy tales along the way, but not very heavily.

I didn’t give it five stars because of the way that the story ended. After the tension in the story, it was a very predictable ending. Otherwise, the story was great. Highly recommended!

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