My 2015 Reading Challenge: The Halfway Mark

So it’s been exactly six months since I’ve announced my 2015 Reading Challenge, so today, I decided to post an update on how it’s going. In addition, my parents are no longer participating in this challenge ūüė¶ but I would still like recommendations for books in the categories that I have not read yet. As of now, I have finished 12/30 books in my 2015 Reading Challenge. However, school’s out now so hopefully I will be able to write more reviews!   A book that makes you cry- The Fault In Our Stars by John Green and Maybe One Day … Continue reading My 2015 Reading Challenge: The Halfway Mark

January and February Recap

My reviewing has been a bit slow recently and I’m sorry, but I have now made a goal to publish at least two¬†book reviews a week. Also, my January reviewing list was quite poor so I’ve decided to do a January and February recap this time. My favorites in these two¬†months were¬†definitely Wheels Of Change and Girl On A Wire. Below is the list of books that I have reviewed in January and February. I was also really excited because Darlene Beck Jacobson, author of¬†Girl On A Wire, sent me bookmarks and a signed bookplate as a gift for reviewing … Continue reading January and February Recap

Book Review: Wheels of Change by Darlene Beck Jacobson

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars Genre: Realistic Fiction Age Recommended: 12 and up Wheels of Change was an extraordinary book about a family trying to cope with the changing world and the technology revolution of the time. The author developed the main character of the¬†book really well. The book also does a really good job of introducing kids to issues of women’s suffrage and racial discrimination, both of which were prevalent in early 1900s. I did find some¬†parts of the story a little repetitive, but otherwise the book is very well-written. This book fit my 2015 Reading Challenge category … Continue reading Book Review: Wheels of Change by Darlene Beck Jacobson