Weekly Wrap-up

This weekly wrap-up is for the week of November 7th-November 13th. I read 8 books which brings my yearly reading total to 279 books. These books totaled 1,447 pages.

The Clocks By: Agatha Christie

I gave this book 4 stars.

A young woman is called to help a blind lady, but instead of finding her home she finds a dead gentleman surrounded by clocks.

Gustav Gloom and the People Taker By: Adam-Troy Castio

I gave this book 4 stars.

First book in a series. This is about a little boy who lives in a house of shadows. He is unable to leave, and visitors get chased by the shadows. Gustav has no friends for this reason, until one day a girl comes for her cat. Strange things happen and Gustav is there to help.

Machiavelli For Moms By: Suzanne Evans

I gave this book 4 stars.

This book is about how one mom took the book The Prince By: Machiavelli and used it in her life. She tells us the ups and downs.

Books By Horseback By: Emma Carlson Berne

I gave this picture book 5 stars.

This is about a book librarian and how she delivered books to the children in the Kentucky Appalachian Mountains in the 1930’s.

I Survived: The Wellington Avalanche, 1910 By: Lauren Tarshis

I gave this book 5 stars.

This is a great way to learn a little about history. Yes, it is middle grade, but adults should read it also. She picks history stories I never heard of before, such as this one. This happened in the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. It is a historical fiction story and always based around children. An orphan girl going to Seattle by herself to escape her way of life in Spokane with her aunt. She befriends a boy, and they are stuck in this small town due to a blizzard.

Love on The Brain By: Ali Hazelwood

I gave this book 4 stars. Bee is working her dream job, but things are missing, and people won’t listen to her. Levi is her co-worker that didn’t want her there. Is he the problem or is it someone else?

Grumplets and Pest By: Asia Citro

I gave this book 4 stars. Zoey’s magical friends are getting grumpy. What is causing this? Also, Zoey’s Kale plants have aphids. How does she solve these issues.

Bips and Roses By: Asia Citro

I gave this book 4 stars. Hophops have eaten most of the roses and bips. Bips help the roses bloom and the roses help the little hippogriffs shortly after they are hatched. Can Zoey make enough bips in time.

As you can see, I had a really good reading week. It did help that I had a three-day weekend. I enjoyed everything that I read. Have you read any of these books? If so, what did you think about them? Let’s chat in the comments below. 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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