fiction, The TBR Pile

Overdrive: What’s On My Wishlist TBR? PART 1

For those that prefer the app Libby, I prefer the older Overdrive App. Its cleaner, and easier to load when you don’t have wifi, in my honest opinion. I like that it loads pictures easier, and its better to navigate. While I like the idea of Libby, its just not worked itself out well at all for me. I still keep it on my phone, same as Hoopla though I rarely use either. Hoopla frustrates me with the far limited number of check outs and timing than Overdrive does as well. So. What’s on my Overdrive App? Well, a lot of series, a rare few standalones, and a smattering of YA with Adult winning against the YA titles as of late. Do you have pen and paper handy, as well as Goodreads open? You’ll want to take down a lot of these titles!:

LGBT+ REP, ASIAN REP, CHINESE REP, DISABILITY REP, YA/MG LITERATURE :

This isn’t all of it, of course. There’s loads more YA/MG if I put up all of them we’d be here all day. As is these are high on my wishlist at the moment, and I’m eager to get to them soon. Are you planning on reading any of these? Heard anything good? Let me know in the comments!

Until next time,

-Pass Me That Book

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Fantasy Book Reviews

Book Review: Small Spaces

Small Spaces

Title: Small Spaces
Author: Katherine Arden
Series: Stand Alone
Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy
Publisher:
Page Count: 200
Type of Book: Hardback
Received: Library Loan
Rated: 4/5 stars
Notes: Warning for some bullying throughout the book, theft of a book, and the main characters mother has died and she’s dealing with it.

Small Spaces was a delightfully quick book to read, apart from the long fantasies that I’ve been doing here as of late. I flew through it in less than four hours, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids were a bit, well, juvenile at times, but they are kids so I let it slide. There’s also a bit of questionable bullying towards one particular character, but in the end it turned out all okay anyway.

The story was delightfully creepy at times, though little to pretty much no gore in this book at all, which made me very pleased. I dislike heavy amounts of mindless gore in creepy suspense novels, for obvious reasons. The stickmen and smiling man I was familiar with in regards to mythological stories that I have read over the years, but this was a new twist to it, and I enjoyed every bit of it.

Overall, this was a fun and entertaining read, with the right amount of creepy vibes and dark tones that would make for a great re-read for Halloween, or for those of you who haven’t gotten around to it yet, I highly recommend it for Halloween. You won’t regret it. 4/5 stars!

Until next time,
Pass Me That Book

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