- Jan 25, 2021
Charming as a Verb by Ben Phillippe
Look at this CUUUUTE cover! And the fun-font title! You think you know exactly what you’re getting into when you pick up this book. But...
- Jan 21, 2021
Teen Killers Club by
How do you pass up a book with a title this creepy surrounded by bubble gum pink background? Obviously, I didn’t. Signal, a Class A...
- Jan 19, 2021
Relish by Lucy Knisley
A food memoir in graphic novel format. So fun! This book was recommended as a pairing with Mastering the Art of French Eating by Ann Mah...
- Jan 14, 2021
Skyhunter by Marie Lu
"But conquering people is easy. You break past their defenses, seize their cities, burn their world to the ground. To annihilate us,...
- Jan 8, 2021
Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein is one of my all-time favorite books. I also loved Rose Under Fire and The Pearl Thief which take...
- Jan 8, 2021
Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
You can’t start a conversation about this book without talking about this cover. It’s absolutely gorgeous and drawn by Detroit artist...
- Jan 5, 2021
Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
Amal was there, that night when everything went wrong and Jeremy Mathis ended up in a coma. But Amal didn’t do it but he WAS sick to...
- Dec 31, 2020
2020 Reading Wrap-Up
The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes by Suzanne Collins A Promised Land by Barack Obama Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam...
- Dec 10, 2020
The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming
Last week, the Young Adult Library Association released its list of finalists for the 2021 Excellence in Nonfiction Award and I noticed...
- Nov 17, 2020
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
“Whether Picnic at Hanging Rock is fact or fiction, my readers must decide for themselves. As the fateful picnic took place in the year...
- Nov 16, 2020
Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier
“Her name was Jenny Hauser and every Wednesday I put pickles on her pizza.” This might be the best first line of a book I’ve read all...
- Nov 4, 2020
Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett
Jenn Bennett is one of my favorite YA romance authors. Although I adore a “totes adorbs” rom com, Bennett’s romances are more mature in...