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The Orphan's Wish

The Orphan's Wish

On 8/30 Riv wrote: I think the premise of the story is definitely interesting, however this book just didn't grab my attention. I struggles to get through the plot and I didn't find myself connecting with the characters. It's a sweet new twist on the classic Aladdin tale but I'm afraid my heart is too taken on the Disney ... I wish it was better...

Riv's Rating:

2 Stars

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Auschwitz Lullaby

Auschwitz Lullaby

On 8/3 Riv wrote: 🎻 history: This book reminded me once again why I loved reading accounts of WWII - the horrors that went on is something that should never be forgotten. The story of Helene Hannemann is one of bravery and loyalty that had the chance to be shared with the world and should continue to be told. It's ... My Heart Breaks...

Riv's Rating:

4 Stars

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Fawkes

Fawkes

On 7/14 Riv wrote: A copy was provided for an honest review by BookLooks - all opinions are 100% my own. 🗡️ historical fiction + fantasy: I had little to no knowledge of the Gunpowder Plot so I was going into this novel without much background information. With that being said, this book was amazing in delivering ... Amazing

Riv's Rating:

4 Stars

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What Blooms from Dust

What Blooms from Dust

On 7/4 Riv wrote: This story has such an interesting premise with a delivery that just kept me intrigued throughout. However, I still got sucked into the world of tumbleweeds and broken families. The slow burning story line accompanied with the atmospheric writing and a touch of magical realism was enough to keep me going. ... So cool

Riv's Rating:

3 Stars

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NIV, True Images Bible

NIV, True Images Bible

On 6/6 Riv wrote: My little sister loves this bible! I had the older version when I was younger so was really excited to see this new edition. The inserts are beautiful and the pale pink design is feminine and cute at the same time. The overall pastel colors are really soothing to read and the wonderful hands on experience ... Super cute

Riv's Rating:

3 Stars

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Twenty-Two

Twenty-Two

On 7/17 Riv wrote: I wish I could have picked this book up without having to write a review immediately because of the way it was structured. Twenty-Two is composed of twenty-two letters from the author to a fictional college student named Ash where the author serves as a mentor to the girl throughout her four years of ... Really Impactful

Riv's Rating:

4 Stars

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