Book Review & Giveaway: Newfangled by Kristin Spencer


Hi, everyone! This week I’m reviewing Newfangled by Kristin Spencer, a Christian contemporary novel for teen and preteen girls. Plus, I’m giving away a copy! You can find details about the giveaway at the end of the post. ūüôā

TitleNewfangledPic: Newfangled

Kristin Spencer

Genre: Contemporary

*Note: I received a copy of Newfangled free from the author in exchange for an honest review*

Olive isn’t happy when her Christian school closes down and she has to start seventh grade…at a public school. She tries to be optimistic, but things soon go downhill when Jacey, one of the “mean girls” makes it her personal mission to humiliate Olive in every way possible. Throw in a first crush, an upcoming church play involving aliens, a tense situation ¬†with one of her best friends, and a mystery at her dad’s job, and Olive realizes seventh grade is going to be…interesting.

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Blog Updates!

Well, I decided to make some changes to my blog this week. Overall, the site’s purpose, appearance, and function is the same. I just added a few¬†little things to¬†hopefully help make some aspects more convenient for readers.

Here are the things I’ve changed:

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Interview With Author Tricia Mingerink

Hi, everyone!

I’m very excited to announce that I had the opportunity to interview Tricia Mingerink, author of the Christian fantasy series The Blades of Acktar. The series has quickly become a favorite amongst my Goodreads friends, and I thoroughly enjoyed the first book, Dare (you can read my review here). I have yet to read the second and third books, but they are very high on my to-read list! If you like magic-free fantasy stories with strong Christian themes, then I think you’ll enjoy Dare.¬†

Alright, here’s the interview!

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Book Review: Missing by Lisa Harris

9780800724191Title: Missing (Nikki Boyd Files, Book 2)

Author: Lisa Harris

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Revell

Summary:¬†Nikki Boyd isn’t usually called in on homicides; her forte is missing persons. But when a case with two murdered and two missing pops up on a quiet suburban street, she’s ready to start the investigation and find missing homeowners Mac and Lucy Hudson. When the first clues lead her to the boat of her friend Tyler Grant–and another dead body–Nikki must untangle what ties Tyler to the Hudsons. The clues pull her into a deadly maze of counterfeit drugs and a killer who will stop at nothing to silence anyone who threatens his business–including Nikki.

*Summary and cover photo taken from the publisher’s website*

*My Rating: 3 of 5 stars*

I didn’t realize two things when I started¬†this book:

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