(26) Uprooted // Bookish Blurb

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Finally I got to read some fantasy. I thought this book started a little slow but once it got going I was totally hooked and didn’t want to put it down. I’m not exactly sure how to explain this book but it is about magic and an evil forest that corrupts people and wants everyone to die. That sounds very dark and I guess it is actually quite a dark book (I mean, a lot of people die just not very many people I cared about) but it is also a book about hope and discovering yourself.

This book is set in kind of your typical kings and townspeople sort of world where there are rich people who live in the city and all the villagers who do their own thing and then there are randomly magical people and evil creatures. Continue reading “(26) Uprooted // Bookish Blurb”

(22) March // Bookish Blurb

13529March by Geraldine Brooks

This book takes the story of Little Women and tells the story of Mr. March when he goes away to be a chaplain during the civil war.

I was really intrigued by the premise of this book since I have fond memories of Little Women but ultimately that was my downfall concerning this book. Continue reading “(22) March // Bookish Blurb”

(8)Between Shades of Gray // Bookish Blurb

51rmnofyfsl-_sx332_bo1204203200_Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

I’m trying to remember how I heard about this book but I think I might have found it on some NYT bestseller list. This is a YA novel about Lina and her family in Lithuania during WW2.  Continue reading “(8)Between Shades of Gray // Bookish Blurb”