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

Book Review & Giveaway: Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

Tweet Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for Liz Prince and Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir. I highly recommend the book for two reasons: it’s an interesting story with great graphics to help tell it, and it can generate … Continue reading

Book Review: Going Over by Beth Kephart

Tweet Before the Berlin wall came down, people in East Berlin were separated from family and friends in West Berlin. Although visits were allowed, moving from East to West was nearly impossible. Under those circumstance, many attempted to escape; some … Continue reading

Book Review: Always Emily by Michaela MacColl

Tweet Charlotte and Emily Bronte are two of the most enduring authors in English literature. Charlotte, who wrote Jane Eyre, and Emily, author of Wuthering Heights, were no strangers to tragedy in their own lives. Their mother died young and … Continue reading

Book Review: Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson

Tweet When superstar and bad boy Adam Jakes rolls into Little, California to film a movie, most girls would be thrilled to meet him. But Carter Moon is not most girls. She’s focused on working in her family’s café, watching … Continue reading

Book Review: Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor

Tweet Zoe has been best friends with Olivia since elementary school, spending long hours dancing ballet in an elite program and hanging out together. But when the ballet program cuts them because they’re not quite good enough, they suddenly find … Continue reading

Book Review: Skin and Bones by Sherry Shahan

Tweet Jack is in a program for people with eating disorders because his parents want him to be there. He knows the truth: his thin frame looks good and he could even stand to lose a few pounds. Jack has … Continue reading

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