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I'm A Book Shark

Freelance copyeditor to all amazing self-published and independent authors. Check out my editing page for more information. <3 Mickey is the blogger behind I’m A Book Shark. She really wishes there was a better explanation for why she’s a book shark. A new twitter name was needed, and it had to be about her favorite hobby: reading! For whatever reason, sharks also came to mind, and a book shark was born. Besides reading, Mickey is a natural reddish-headed, late-twenties, tattooed, entertainment-of-all-kinds lover, wife of husband, mother of reptiles (and a cat and two puppies, all spoiled), student, employee, boss, and (mostly) raw vegan. Oh yeah, and she likes to blog. www.imabookshark.com

Currently reading

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World
Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
Joseph Bruchac, Kersten Hamilton, Sara Zarr, Mitali Perkins, Mari Mancusi, Stasia Ward Kehoe, Ellen Hopkins, Dave Roman, Don Tate, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Caridad Ferrer, Jessica Lee Anderson, Melissa Walker, Carrie Jones, Charles Benoit, Jo Whittemore, Mariko Tamaki, Jenn
Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares: How to Avoid Unplanned and Unwanted Grammar Errors
Jenny Baranick
Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More
Sara Lundberg
The Edge of Never
J.A. Redmerski
Camouflaged
Selena Laurence
Bras & Broomsticks (Magic in Manhattan, #1) - Sarah Mlynowski The narrator of this one did a pretty good job. Her adult voices were a little exaggerated, but they were tolerable. I enjoyed her voice overall.

I liked the feeling of this novel, and I was honestly a bit on edge the whole time, knowing that what they were doing would most definitely bite them in the butt. Rachel finds out that her sister and mother are witches. She's upset that she doesn't have the powers at first, but her sister quickly succumbs to the desire to use her new magic. They plot and scheme, but all spells have consequences. And maturity would have helped Rachel, but she is just 14.

I laughed and got mad with Rachel. Miri was a fun character. Their nicknames for people were amusing. I didn't much like STB either. This book didn't bring up any deep feelings, but I enjoyed listening to it in the car this past week. Thanks, Sarah Mlynowski. :o)