Monday, March 28, 2016

Books I’m Reading 22

Lovetorn by Kavita Daswani is a Young Adult novel about an Indian teenage girl who has been engaged since she was three years old. She has moved with her family to America only to find herself questioning the life she lives and the one she left. Wonderful story.

501 Amazing Uses for Salt, Vinegar, Baking Soda, Olive Oil, & Lemons by Laura M. Westdale. This is a great compilation of natural ways to deal with cleaning around the house and kitchen, health and hygiene and beauty, arts and crafts.

 The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is a verse novel about twin teenage boys whose father is an ex-basketball player with health issues that affect the family. It’s also about the relationship between the boys and how it gets strained when one of them gets a girlfriend. It’s a great read and when the author writes about the action of a scene, he changes the font and format to go along with the emotions.

The Dark Hunters by Sherrilyn Kenyon is a Manga four volume series that mixes modern wolf and vampire stories with Roman mythology. Very creative and entertaining… and the artwork is well done.

Tu perro: Cómo conocerlo, educarlo, y construer juntos una relación perfecta by Angelo Vaira. This book (written in Spanish) deals with how to better the relationship between your dog and you. It suggests ‘thinking like a dog’ in terms of what he/she wants/needs, to look at the world in their perspective, and the importance of enriching their lives.

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