January 6th, 2017

Book Review/Tour: The Warden’s Daughter

The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date: January 3rd 2017 Pages: 352 Source: Publisher

Cammie O’Reilly is the warden’s daughter, living in an apartment above the entrance to the Hancock County Prison. But she’s also living in a prison of grief and anger about the mother who died saving […]

April 5th, 2016

Book Review: Kill the Boy Band

Kill the Boy Band by Goldy Moldavsky Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Release Date: February 23rd 2016 Pages: 320 Source: Publisher

Just know from the start that it wasn’t supposed to go like this. All we wanted was to get near them. That’s why we got a room in the hotel where they were staying. We were […]

March 8th, 2016

Book Review: Up From the Sea

Up From the Sea by Leza Lowitz Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date: January 12th 2016 Pages: 272 Source: Publisher

A powerful novel-in-verse about how one teen boy survives the March 2011 tsunami that devastates his coastal Japanese village. On that fateful day, Kai loses nearly everyone and everything he cares about. When he’s […]

February 16th, 2016

Book Review: Burning Midnight

Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date: February 2nd 2016 Pages: 320 Source: Publisher

Sully is a sphere dealer at a flea market. It doesn’t pay much—Alex Holliday’s stores have muscled out most of the independent sellers—but it helps him and his mom make the rent.

No one knows […]

January 14th, 2016

Book Review: Traveler

Traveler by Arwen Elys Dayton Series: Seeker #2 Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Release Date: January 12th 2016 Pages: 400 Source: Publisher

Quin Kincaid is a Seeker. Her legacy is an honor, an ancient role passed down for generations. But what she learned on her Oath night changed her world forever.

Quin pledged her life […]

August 24th, 2015

Book Review: Boy Most Likely To

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick Publisher: Penguin Release Date: August 18th 2015 Pages: 416 Source: NetGalley, Publisher

Tim Mason was The Boy Most Likely To: – find the liquor cabinet blindfolded – need a liver transplant – drive his car into a house

Alice Garrett was The Girl Most Likely To: – […]

April 13th, 2015

GN Review: Possessions: The Final Tantrum

Possessions: The Final Tantrum by Ray Fawkes Series: Possessions #4 Publisher: Diamond Comic Distributors Release Date: February 4th 2015 Pages: 88 Source: Publisher

Gurgazon the Unclean has escaped the feeble confines of the Llewellyn-Vane House. Now she towers over the city, reigning destruction over all! And with the help of the Four Horsemen of the […]

March 10th, 2015

Book Review: All Lovely Things

All Lovely Things by Lea Redmond Publisher: Perigee Books Release Date: March 3rd 2015 Pages: 208 Source: Publisher

Think of this book as Pinterest for the inner soul. All Lovely Things asks readers to to consider who they are by way of the diverse items they surround themselves with. Through simple, illustrated prompts, readers are […]

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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November 17th, 2014

Book Review: The (Almost) Perfect Guide to Imperfect Boys

The (Almost) Perfect Guide to Imperfect Boys by Barbara Dee Publisher: Simon and Schuster Release Date: Sept. 30, 2014 Pages: 304 Source: Publisher

According to Finley and her BFF, Maya, middle school boys can be put into three separate categories: tadpoles, croakers, and frogs. Per their official Life Cycle of Amphibian Boys, while tadpoles are […]