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Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre

FTC Disclaimer: I purchased a copy of this book myself. I was in no way compensated for this review. Zombie Obsessed About a year ago, I watched The Walking Dead for the first time. I was so anti-zombie before that, and now I’m OBSESSED. So I’ve been trying to read a lot of zombie books, even if they’re not typical zombies.  ...

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Mini Review: The First Part Last by Angela Johnson

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my local library. I was in no way compensated for this review. As with all of my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my notes that I wrote while reading The First Part Last: I liked this part where the title comes from, about how we miss some of the easiest parts of our lives,  ...

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Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my local library. I was in no way compensated for this review. A Confession… So, I watched the movie adaptation of Speak first. I know, I know, that’s kind of blasphemy. I do usually try to read books before seeing their adaptations, but I honestly don’t even know why I  ...

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Rereading Tuck Everlasting As An Adult (A Review)

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. Ignorance is Bliss… I think the charm of Tuck Everlasting comes from not knowing about the plot before you read it. And when the synopsis tells you all about it, it kind of ruins the whole thing for you. Especially if you’re  ...

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Kiddo’s Corner Reviews: Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary

Kiddo’s Corner Reviews is my new feature here at The Overstuffed Bookcase, where my 7-year-old son reviews children’s books! Go here to find out more. FTC Disclaimer: We borrowed a copy of Ramona the Brave from our local library. We were in no way compensated for this review. First Thoughts… Me: So what’s this book  ...

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Video Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin

FTC Disclaimer: I received an advanced reader’s copy of Spare and Found Parts from a friend, who got it from BookExpo America. I was in no way compensated for this review. I really enjoyed Spare and Found Parts, you guys! It was a very cool science fiction, post-apocalyptic story about a girl who feels like an outcast and decides to  ...

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Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 13-17 by Hajime Isayama (+ VIDEO)

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed copies of these books from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. SPOILER WARNING: This review covers Attack on Titan Volumes 13-17. It may contain slight spoilers for these and previous volumes. But if you’d like a spoiler-free overview of the entire series, check out my video below! As with  ...

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Mini Review: Attack on Titan Vol 9-12 by Hajime Isayama

WARNING: This review covers Volumes 9-12 of Attack on Titan. You may find some slight spoilers within. As with all my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my notes for each of these volumes. VOLUME 9 Creepy abnormal titan! Interesting, some backstory for Sasha. ❤️ Hange’s experiments! Maybe we’ll see inside  ...

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