Book Review: Close by Erika Raskin

Tweet The Marcheson family is slowly coming undone. The parents are divorced, and Kik, the mom, is afraid she’s about to lose her teaching job. The oldest daughter is skipping school, doing drugs, and angry most of the time. The … Continue reading

Book Review: Sorta Like a Rock Star by Matthew Quick

Tweet Despite the fact that she is homeless and her mother seems to be shrinking into herself daily, Amber Appleton is an eternal optimist. She loves her dog, Bobby Big Boy, and the group of misfits she leads at school, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Darlings Are Forever by Melissa Kantor

Tweet Jane, Victoria and Natalya have gone to the same New York City school since day one, but now that they’re about to enter high school, they’ll all be headed to different places. Super smart Natalya got a scholarship to … Continue reading

Book Review: Change of Heart by Shari Maurer

Tweet Sixteen-year-old Emmi feels at her best when she’s on the soccer field. She hopes to win a scholarship to college and keep playing all her life. That is until she’s sidelined with viral myocarditis, an infection that weakens her … Continue reading

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