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

Book Giveaway & Interview with Len Vlahos, Author of The Scar Boys

Tweet Yesterday I featured a review of The Scar Boys by Len Vlahos. Today, I’m featuring an interview and a book giveaway as part of Vlahos’s blog tour. If you’d like to win a copy of The Scar Boys (U.S. … Continue reading

Book Review: Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando

Tweet When Elizabeth gets the notice giving contact information for her college roommate, she sends off an email right away with the basics: who’s bringing the microwave, who’s bringing the fridge, etc. There are a lot of reasons she can’t … Continue reading

Book Review: Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce

Tweet Ginny and Kai have grown up in the shadow of Kai’s grandmother’s fear of the cold and evil things that lurk outside her protection. They get around her disapproving glares by meeting on their building’s rooftop, where climbing roses … Continue reading

Book Review: Reality Boy by A.S. King

Tweet When Gerald was five his family was part of a reality TV show where a “nanny” was brought in to help control the kids and restore order to their lives. He was nicknamed “the crapper,” because he acted out … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Rags & Bones, Edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt

Tweet One of the hallmarks of a classic tale is that it can inspire other writers to update it and bring a new perspective on the message it conveys. You’ll find a whole lot of great examples in a new … Continue reading

Book Review: The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason

Tweet What would happen if Bram Stoker’s sister, trained in killing vampires, teamed up with a master of observation, Sherlock Holmes’s niece? Colleen Gleason answers that question in her novel for young adults, The Clockwork Scarab. The time is late … Continue reading

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