Weekly Wrap-Up

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This is for the week of August 29th-September 4th. I read 9 books which brings my 2021 total to 260 books read. These books totaled 2,603 pages. You might be wondering how I can read so much in a weeks time. The answer to that is that I always have a book with me. I carry my kindle with at times and during periods at work I am able to read. I also listen to audio books as I work around the house, getting ready for work and as I run errands. Now onto the books that I read.

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For Whom The Book Tolls By: Laura Gail Black

This is the first book in another cozy mystery series. The series is called An Antique Bookshop Mystery. I gave it 4 stars. I will be continuing on with series. This book starts out with Jenna who finds her uncle died in his bookshop. She ends up inheriting his shop but first she must clear her name for his murder.

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Amari and The Night Brothers By: B. B. Alston

I gave this book 4 stars. This is a middle-grade book. This book is about Amari who doesn’t realize she a lot of magical power. She finds out when her missing brother invites her to a special school. Her main reason for joining this school is to find her brother.

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Malice By: Pintip Dunn

I gave this book 4 stars. This book is about a young girl who is hearing a voice in her head who is telling her to do things. The voice makes her head hurt so much until she compiles with the request. She needs to figure where the voice is coming from and why it chose it her.

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Where The Mountain Meets The Moon By: Grace Lin

I gave this book 3 stars. This is a middle-grade book. This is a retelling of a Chinese fairy tale.

Escape: The Story of the Confederacy’s Infamous Libby Prison and the largest Jail Break By: Robert P. Watson

I gave this book 5 stars. I have a review up for this book. Here is the link. https://debbiesreadingcorner.com/2021/09/03/escape-for-this-escape-book-review/

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Instant Karma By: Marissa Meyer

I gave this young adult book 3.5 stars. At the beginning of the book I was not liking the main character girl. She was annoying and snotty. The book picked up and I ended up liking it. This book is about two high schoolers who are partners in a science project. The girl doesn’t like her finally grade of a c so she convinces the teacher to let them redo the project. This books talks about that project.

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The Wife Upstairs By: Rachel Hawkins

I gave this book 3 stars. This book gave me Gone Girl vibes. Unfortunately I wasn’t a fan of that book.

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The First Four Years By: Laura Ingalls Wilder

This is a reread for me and I gave it 5 stars. This is about the first years of Laura’s and Almanzo’s married life together.

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A Season of Gifts By: Richard Peck

I gave this middle-grade book 4 stars. This is the last book in a trilogy. To be honest it is a companion book. This book is about a new family who just moves to a small town. They have problems getting to know the residents and feeling welcomed. Their neighbor helps them and good things start to happen.

Have you read any of these books? If you have do you agree with the star ratings I gave them?

Until next time, keep reading.

Published by debbierpayne

Mother of six and Grandmother of 7. I enjoy reading, sewing, cooking, and crocheting. I am an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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