Review: Nothing Interesting Ever Happens to Ethan Fairmont by Nick Brooks

Tweet Ethan Fairmont likes to invent things. His newest project is a robot to help his elderly neighbor clean her home. But when the robot goes haywire, he takes it to the abandoned, closed-down factory building where his dad used … Continue reading

Book Review: Grave Things Like Love by Sara Bennett Wealer

Tweet Elaine is tired of being the responsible one, the one her parents call on to help out with their funeral home business whenever they need an extra hand. They even expect her to cancel other plans she has with … Continue reading

Book Review: Graveyard Girls by Lisi Harrison and Daniel Kraus

Tweet Whisper, Frannie, Sophie and Gemma bond over their love of creepy stories. Every month they get together for sleepovers and scary tales. They also experience frights of the every-day kind, like bullies at school and troubles at home. As … Continue reading

Book Review: Meet the Moon by Kerry L. Malawista

Tweet At 13, Jody Moran wants what most girls her age want: pierced ears, getting a bra, kissing a boy. But when her mom dies suddenly in an accident that severely injures her younger brother, her whole world is upended. … Continue reading

Book Review: Mika in Real Life by Emiko Jean

Tweet At 35, Mika Suzuki is still waiting for her life to start. An incident in college, a young pregnancy, a daughter given up for adoption, all events that derailed who she thought she would be one day, and she’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Catch Me When I Fall by Bonnie Graves

Tweet Twelve-year-old Emma knows how to put in a good day’s work. Times are tough in Racine, Wisconsin during the Great Depression, but her mother has enough work to put food on the table and Emma helps with chores. Emma’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Dear Student by Elly Swartz

Tweet Dear Student by Elly Swartz opens on Autumn’s first day of sixth grade. Even though her dad has left their home for a two-year stint in the Peace Corps, he still offers her a suggestion: get involved in one … Continue reading

Book Review: The Lost Language by Claudia Mills

Tweet Betsy and Liz dub themselves Bumble and Lizard when they become friends in elementary school. And they stay fast friends, a fact Betsy’s mom is not thrilled about, as she worries that Betsy lets Liz have too much control … Continue reading

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