Book Review: I Am the Mission by Allen Zadoff

Tweet The last person anyone would suspect of being an assassin is a teen, which is why Boy Nobody is usually so successful on his missions. He goes into a situation, eliminates the target, and moves on. But he found … Continue reading

Book Review: How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love by Ken Baker

Tweet Emery Jackson doesn’t feel like she fits in with the rest of her family. Her mom and sister are cute and petite and skinny. They are obsessed with wearing stylish clothes and makeup. Her dad, a former basketball player, … Continue reading

Book Review: Godless by Pete Hautman

Tweet If Henry Stagg would not have hit him, Jason Bock would not have been lying on his back staring up at his town’s water tower. And if he would not have looked up at the water tower, he may … Continue reading

Book Review: Dare Me by Eric Devine

Tweet It all sounds so simple to Ben when his friend Ricky proposes it: complete a set of outrageous dares during their senior year and they’ll go down as legends in their high school. Along with their friend John, they … Continue reading

Book Review: Saints by Gene Luen Yang

Tweet Four-Girl would like to win the approval of her grandfather, who as head of her clan has deemed her so unlucky that she is named only by her birth order. No matter how she tries, her efforts go to … Continue reading

Book Review: Boxers by Gene Luen Yang

Tweet Little Bao likes watching performers in the marketplace of the small Chinese village where he lives, and he daydreams of the stories he learns there. He worships the gods of his ancestors and knows he must honor them. Little … Continue reading

Book Review: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia

Tweet Kennedy thinks she’s a normal teen living a quiet life in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. until the night she comes home to find her mother dead. The official word is a heart attack, but when Kennedy is nearly … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Little Fish: A Memoir by Ramsey Beyer

Tweet Ramsey Beyer, author of Little Fish is big on making lists of all kinds, like “The Top 5 Things I Like About My Neighborhood,” and “Recent Best Feelings Ever.” As part of the Little Fish blog tour, I have … Continue reading

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