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Mini Review: The Prey by Andrew Fukuda

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. SPOILER WARNING: This review is for the second book in a series. While I hate spoilers, you may find some slight spoilers for book 1 and book 2 in this review. As with all of my mini reviews, I’m just going to share some of my  ...

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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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DNF Video Review: Forever… by Judy Blume

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of Forever… by Judy Blume from my local library. I was in no way compensated for this review. Hi everyone! Today I have a first for you: my very first DNF video review! I read Forever… by Judy Blume recently for my book club. We have a different theme every month and our theme for December was  ...

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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: The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda from my library. I was in no way compensated for this review. You guys, I LOVED The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda. Honestly, I didn’t think I would even like it at all because all I really knew going into the book was A) It’s about vampires, and B) The vampires scratch their  ...

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Mini Review: The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

FTC Disclaimer: I borrowed a copy of this book from my 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: Very Veronica Mars right from the beginning. Bonus Points for Harry Potter reference (50,000 points) This is very much Scandal, but I’m also getting a  ...

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Mini Review: Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

FTC DISCLAIMER: I borrowed a copy of this book from my 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. Warning: lots of all caps and ranting. UUUUGGGGGGGHHHHH. SLUT SHAMING RIGHT OFF THE BAT. WOOHOO. And not only is there slut shaming, but there’s this  ...

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