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 […]

November 11th, 2015

Book Review: If You Wrong Us

If You Wrong Us by Dawn Klehr Publisher: Flux Release Date: October 8th 2015 Pages: 240 Source: Library

“An intricate psychological page-turner that explores the darker side of vengeance and reads like Gone Girl through a teen lens.” – Kirkus Reviews Becca and Johnny become entangled after a car crash steals the lives of two […]

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 […]

February 12th, 2015

Book Review: Gabi, a Girl in Pieces

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press Release Date: Oct. 14th 2014 Pages: 208 Source: Library

Gabi Hernandez chronicles her last year in high school in her diary: college applications, Cindy’s pregnancy, Sebastian’s coming out, the cute boys, her father’s meth habit, and the food she craves. And best of […]

December 3rd, 2014

Book Review: They All Fall Down

They All Fall Down by Roxanne St. Claire Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Release Date: Oct. 14, 2014 Pages: 341 Source: Library

Kenzie Sumerall just found out she’s on the the list. The list of the top ten Veinna High Juniors who are “hotties”. Unsure how she made the list at all, let alone be […]

February 25th, 2012

Book Review: Jasper Jones

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date: April 2011 Pages: 320 Source: Library

Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, and he has come to […]

February 22nd, 2012

Book Review: Where the Streets Had a Name

Where the Streets Had a Name by Randa Abdel-Fattah Publisher: Scholastic Press Release Date: 2010 Pages: 313 Source: Library

Thirteen year old Hayaat is on a mission. She believes a handful of soil from her grandmother’s ancestral home in Jerusalem will save her beloved Sitti Zeynab’s life. The only problem is that Hayaat and her […]

January 28th, 2012

Audiobook Review: Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech Publisher: Harper Collins Release Date: March 2006 (first published June 1994) Source: Library

“How about a story? Spin us a yarn.” Instantly, Phoebe Winterbottom came to mind. “I could tell you an extensively strange story,” I warned. “Oh, good!” Gram said. “Delicious!” And that is how I happened to […]

January 5th, 2012

Book Review: Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber Series: Perry & Gobi #1 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: Oct. 2011 Pages: 192 Source: Library

Perry Stormaire is a normal high school senior– he is busy applying to college and rehearsing with his band –until he agrees to go to the prom with the Lithuanian […]

December 12th, 2011

Book Review: Deadly Cool

Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday Series: Deadly Cool #1 Publisher: Harper Collins Release Date: October 2011 Pages: 320 Source: Library

Hartley Grace Featherstone is having a very bad day. First she finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her with the president of the Herbert Hoover High School Chastity Club. Then he’s pegged as […]