December 8th, 2016

Book Review: The Nerdy and the Dirty

The Nerdy and the Dirty by B. T. Gottfred Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: November 15th 2016 Pages: 304 Source: Library

His classmates may consider him a nerd, but Benedict Pendleton knows he’s destined for great things. All he has to do is find a worthy girlfriend, and his social station will be secured. Sure, Benedict […]

February 25th, 2015

Book Review: Alex as Well

Alex As Well by Alyssa Brugman Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: January 20th 2015 Pages: 224 Source: Library

Alex is ready for things to change, in a big way. Everyone seems to think she’s a boy, but for Alex the whole boy/girl thing isn’t as simple as either/or, and when she decides girl is closer to […]

November 21st, 2014

Book Review: The Tree of Water + excerpt (#treeofwater tour)

The Tree of Water by Elizabeth Haydon Series: The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme #4 Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: October 28 2014 Pages: 400 Source: Publisher

The epic voyages continue in The Tree of Water, the fourth adventure in bestselling author Elizabeth Haydon’s acclaimed fantasy series for young readers, The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme.

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August 15th, 2014

Book Review: Cress

Cress by Marissa Meyer Series: The Lunar Chronicles #3 Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: February 2014 Pages: 560 Source: ALA

In this third book in Marissa Meyer’s bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent […]

December 15th, 2011

Book Review: My Life Undecided

My Life Undecided by Jessica Brody Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: June 2011 Pages: 320 Source: Publisher

Here’s the deal. My name is Brooklyn Pierce, I’m fifteen years old, and I am decisionally challenged. Seriously, I can’t remember the last good decision I made. I can remember plenty of crappy ones though. Including that party I […]

August 31st, 2009

Book Review: Never Slow Dance with a Zombie

Never Slow Dance With a Zombie by E. Van Lowe Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: 2009-08-18 Pages: 256

Principal Taft’s 3 Simple Rules for Surviving a Zombie Uprising:

Rule #1: While in the halls, walk slowly and wear a vacant expression on your face. Zombies won’t attack other zombies. Rule #2: Never travel alone. Move in […]

July 5th, 2009

Book Review: Eyes Like Stars

Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev Series: Theatre Illuminata #1 Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: July 2009 Pages: 368

The only home that Bertie Shakespeare Smith has ever truly known is the Théâtre Illuminata. No, she’s not an actress, she actually lives there. This may seem odd, but the Théâtre Illuminata is not your normal theatre. […]

July 5th, 2009

Book Review: David Inside Out

David Inside Out by Lee Bantle Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: May 2009 Pages: 184

In this coming-of-age novel, David Dahlgren struggles with coming to terms with being gay. Even escaping into track becomes difficult when he develops a crush on his teammate Sean. David desperately tries to do anything to stop the gay tag being […]

February 20th, 2009

Book Review: Betrayed

Betrayed by Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: October 2007 Pages: 320

Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night. She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the […]

February 18th, 2009

Book Review: Marked

Marked by Kristin Cast, P.C. Cast Publisher: Macmillan Release Date: April 2010 Pages: 320

The House of Night series is set in a world very much like our own, except in 16-year-old Zoey Redbird’s world, vampyres have always existed. In this first book in the series, Zoey enters the House of Night, a school where, […]