Author: Kristen

The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: […]

Posted May 22, 2017
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Book Review: Orphan Island ..

Book Review: Orphan Island + Giveaway

Jinny is one of nine children living on a mysterious island. Each year a new child arrives and the Eldest leaves on a green boat that mysteriously appears. When her best friend Deen leaves her, she becomes the Eldest and in charge of a little girl who knows nothing about the island rules. She must teach her before her own year is up and she must leave. The island itself is quite mysterious. It seems like a fairy tale – where you can’t really be harmed such as a gust of wind will keep you from falling off a cliff. The […]

Posted May 20, 2017
Book Review, Giveaway
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Well last […]

Posted May 15, 2017
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April in Review

April in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Reviews:    Other Features:     Events:   more personally…   Life: Last month having Spring Break really helped calm and cool me down. I was overstressed and ready to pull my hair out. I still had infrequent help at work, but my new assistant started on Friday […]

Posted May 4, 2017
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Book Review + Blog Tour + G..

Book Review + Blog Tour + Giveaway: The Shadow Cipher

Twins Tess and Theo are named after the notorious Morningstar siblings, who disappeared years ago and left New York City with a cipher to solve – at which there was a treasure at the end. When their building, one designed by the Morningstars is bought and they have to vacate, the twins with the help of their friend and neighbor Jaime decide they must solve the cipher. What they don’t realize is what they’ve gotten themselves into, the danger behind trying to find the treasure and what will happen when they do. I love this alternate NYC, one that has […]

Posted May 3, 2017
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Ten Books I Love with Blue ..

Ten Books I Love with Blue Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Books I Love with Blue Covers Listed in no particular order.   Posted by John David Anderson   The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman   Shadow Scale (Seraphina, #2) by Rachel Hartman   A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes, #2) by Sabaa Tahir   The Rose & the Dagger (The Wrath & the Dawn, #2) by Renee Ahdieh   The Wake of the Lorelei Lee: Being an Account of the Adventures of Jacky Faber, on her Way to Botany Bay(Bloody Jack, #8) by L.A. Meyer – really […]

Posted May 2, 2017
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: […]

Posted May 1, 2017
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Clean Sweep Challenge

Clean Sweep Challenge

I really need to work on reading more review books. I only read 3 last month out of the 26 I read. Hopefully this challenge, hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer will help! Here’s some info! My goal is to read at least 10 review books. ARC’s must be read between May 1st, 2017 and May 31st, 2017 Challenge starts and ends at midnight in your local time zone All ARCS/finished copies that were provided by publisher/author are eligible. They can be in any format (eBook, physical, audio) Post start-up post with goals. Be sure to link back to hosts. Tweet using hashtag […]

Posted April 30, 2017
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