Genre: Family

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Dec 18
The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere (review)

The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere (review)

“There’s a difference between needs and wants, and we have everything we need.” The point of view shifts between 2 different families, and a teacher who teaches the son of one of the families. Mostly, the point of view shifts are done in a way that made sense. There were a few times where I wasn’t sure who I was reading about for a paragraph or two, and then it cleared up. I really enjoyed reading about Maggie and her family. I hoped for a Christmas miracle for her and her family, but the miracle ended up happening for Robert… Read more »

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Oct 14
Wish by Alexandra Bullen (review)

Wish by Alexandra Bullen (review)

  There were a number of cringe-worthy moments in this book. There were also quite a few sweet ones, and you will want a box of tissues handy near the end. There are a number of mentions of under-age drinking, which bothered me. Olivia and Violet were well-written, full of interesting quirks and compelling to read. I think I liked Calla the most however, I’m not sure why, there was just something about her as a character that I liked. Lark and Eve seemed very glossed over, they weren’t mentioned enough to really have any idea what their personalities were… Read more »

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