Tag: The Prophet of Yonwood

2020 in Review: Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles

2020 in Review: Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles

Posted January 8, 2021 in Blogging, Bookish Things, Checking In // 0 Comments

It’s that annual wrap up time of year again! When I set up the placeholder for this post a year ago and called it “Reading Challenges and Blogging Hurdles” I had no idea how true that would ring.  I know I was thinking about following through on my personal reading challenge as well as Start On Your Shelfathon… but y’all?  2020 has been rife with reading challenges.  And blogging hurdles.  I am plum worn out. Usually, I use this post to share Goodread’s “My Year In Books”.  This year, I’m going to pull a little data from that page, but they’ve stripped […]

Good Riddance, 2020!  My December Wrap Up.

Good Riddance, 2020! My December Wrap Up.

Posted January 4, 2021 in Checking In // 0 Comments

Hello everyone!  Good morning and HAPPY JANUARY 4TH 2021.  I know that 2021 isn’t going to solve all our problems.  Or any of it, actually, but the illusion of hope and change and new beginnings are always nice tings to hold on to – it gives us a little bit o strength to pick ourselves up and persevere. *deep breath* 2021 y’all. But not without one last wrap up, and then we can say adieu, right?  So lets do this. All the things I’ve been reading I allowed myself to have a fairly light reading month in December.  I read some […]

The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau

The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau

Posted December 9, 2020 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  You know that feeling when you start a series… and you’re pleasantly surprised by how much you like a book!  So you keep reading the series and book two isn’t great… and then book three comes around and it’s not great either and you’re stuck trying to decide to hold out hope for the last book or cut your losses? That’s where I am after The Prophet of Yonwood. Recognizing, of course, that I am far older than the target audience for this series.  The City of Ember is great.  It’s a really accessible middle grade dystopia with believable science […]