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review 2017-03-19 21:34
Resistance - Book 1
Resistance - Carla Jablonski,Leland Purvis,Hilary Sycamore


This graphic novel gives us a look at the French Resistance during World War II, and how the war affected everyone, including children. The resistance was a complicated thing, but all efforts were crucial in the fight.


This story centers on kids who are naive at first, but gradually realize how dangerous the war is and how much it affects their lives and the people they love.


I enjoyed this novel and am looking forward to reading the sequel. I felt for the kids and was as nervous as they were around the soldiers.


Great graphic novel for middle school aged kids. My son (8th grader) liked it and brought it home so I could read it too.

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review 2017-03-12 15:17
REVIEW BY MERISSA - Degree of Resistance (Pacifica Rising #1) by Nicola M. Cameron
Degree of Resistance (Pacifica Rising Book 1) - Nicola M. Cameron
Degree of Resistance is the first book in a new series by Nicola M. Cameron in the #Cyberpunk/#Science_Fiction genres. In this series, climate change is real. There is snow in the Sahara, places in India are only inhabitable for about 3 months out of 12, due to the searing heat in the summer and freezing in the winter. After The Warming happened, life was chaos, but some form of normality has been regained. However, it only takes one thing to knock everything off balance. This is what happens to Evie when her boyfriend/fiance dies, and she is suddenly in charge of a 6-year old. She makes decisions and sacrifices, changing her life towards a new direction. Eleven years later, she hears a story from her daughter which throws her life into chaos once again.
This is exceptionally well written, with no editing or grammatical errors to disrupt the reading flow. The story is intriguing, with lots of twists and turns to keep your interest. There are more shocks and surprises as the book continues. This story is wrapped up nicely, whilst still leaving you wanting more, and leading nicely onto the next book. A new direction from Nicola M. Cameron, and definitely recommended by me.
* A copy of this book was provided to me with no requirements for a review. I voluntarily read this book, and my comments here are my honest opinion. *
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@YesItsNicolaC, #Cyberpunk, #Romance, #Science_Fiction, 5 out of 5 (exceptional)


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text 2017-02-20 10:00
The Resistance by Various Romance Author Release Blitz and Giveaway

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Book Title: The Resistance (United In Love)
Authors:Danielle Allen, Dylan Allen, JC Andrijeski, Megan Benjamin Evans, Elizabeth Burgess, Deborah Cunningham Burst, Emme Burton, M.C. Cerny, Selene Chardou, S. Simone Chavous, T. Thorn Coyle, Sarah M. Cradit, Ella Dominguez, Nicole Falls, John Gregory Hancock, Bayli Lane, Robin Lee, Olivia Linden, Grant Miller, Harper Miller, Morgan Jane Mitchell, C. Ricketts, Katherine Rhodes, Kimberly Rose, Amalie Silver, M. Stratton, Leslie Claire Walker, and Zoe York 
Genre: Political Science Memoirs 
Release Date: February 20, 2017 
Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions
book blurb

We the people
Will not be silenced
Our voices are important.

We the people
Will not be pushed aside
We will be seen
Our numbers are more than you know.

We the people
Will make a difference
We will hold the government accountable
Our empathy is not a weakness.

In these turbulent times we the people will stand together in the face of hate knowing we are all equal, and every life matters.

We the people are The Resistance, United in Love

100% of proceeds are being donated to ACLU.



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review 2017-02-03 00:02
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah
The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah
  I loved it. I liked the characters. I enjoyed trying to figure out who was telling the story. The story captivated me. There were heroes and villains. How people survived the occupation amazes me. Each does what they can to survive and fight. I don't want to say much because I don't want to ruin the story but this is a keeper.
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photo 2017-01-21 15:07

An important quote for the Women's March today. Art is always an act of resistance. 

Source: nednote.com
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