Memo Pad: August Reviews

The busy schedule of a reviewer – the August list from forthenovellovers – Reblogging on Archer’s Aim

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So if you read my wrap-up, here’s all the books I reviewed this month.

  1. Iris by Toni Owen Blue  **** – Before I get into my review about the story I want to 41+BGO8MvTL._SX365_BO1,204,203,200_start by saying that the artwork in this novel are absolutely stunning. I believe the pictures add a lot to the story and help you get a more physical and emotional sense of the novel. Also this novel is very short at only 85 pages. Although meant for middle grade children, I’d advise caution when allowing children to read Iris as it contains some themes about the age rating of the novel. Iris is a novel which is centered on the heavy topic of child neglect and abuse.  This book, at first, seems to be the straight forward story of a young girl who feels different, with an overly strict mother, no friends and wild fantasies, however it is…

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