Book Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

Tweet Colin and Ty work in the small parts factory of Metaltown, a dark, cold place where even children who work are only one step away from starvation and homelessness. Lena’s father owns the factory and his word rules Metaltown. … Continue reading

Book Review: Silence by Deborah Lytton

Tweet When a freak accident leaves Stella unable to hear it changes everything. She can no longer perform the lead role in her high school’s production of West Side Story and her dreams of Broadway fade with her hearing. But … Continue reading

Book Review: Alchemy’s Daughter by Mary A. Osborne

Tweet Life for women in medieval Italy did not offer many choices, and girls who didn’t conform were looked upon with suspicion. So when seventeen-year-old Santina leaves her comfortable life to live with and learn from the local midwife, some … Continue reading

Sarvenaz Tash Talks About Writing Historical Fiction for Teens + A Book Giveaway

Tweet Today I’m taking part in a blog tour for Three Day Summer, a book about how the Woodstock Music Festival changes the lives of two teens. I’ll feature my review of the book tomorrow, and  today I’m happy to … Continue reading

Book Review: The Revelation of Louisa May by Michaela MacColl

Tweet Add another great historical fiction novel to the growing list from Michaela MacColl focusing on famous women. In The Revelation of Louisa May, MacColl imagines a mystery for Louisa May Alcott to solve, and in the process brings to … Continue reading

Michaela MacColl Talks About Louisa May Alcott— Plus a Book Giveaway

Tweet Today I’m taking part in a blog tour by hosting Michaela MacColl, who writes great historical fiction with strong female characters. As part of the blog tour, I’m giving away one copy to one reader who leaves a comment … Continue reading

Book Review: In a World Just Right by Jen Brooks

Tweet Life has not been easy for Jonathan Aubrey after he survived the plane crash that killed his family 10 years ago. Now a senior in high school, he’s adrift without plans for after he graduates. There’s only one place … Continue reading

Book Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A. S. King

Tweet On the cusp of graduating from high school, Glory O’Brien is in the midst of a crisis that only she knows about. Her mother committed suicide when she was four, and Glory worries that even though she doesn’t feel … Continue reading

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