Category: Book Review

The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

An intoxicating story, The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee will have readers hooked from page one and racing to discover all the dirty secrets lurking beneath The Tower’s shining exterior. New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is […]

Posted August 22, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Moo by Sharon Creech

Moo by Sharon Creech

An uplifting and joyful story about the big impact someone can have on your life in a short amount of time, Moo by Sharon Creech will have readers rooting for the crankiest cow they’ve ever met. Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech’s Love That Dog and Hate That Cat will love her newest tween […]

Posted August 19, 2016 by Sara in Book Review, Middle Grade / 0 Comments
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Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter

Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter

The most explosive and intense chapter yet in William Ritter’s Jackaby series, Ghostly Echoes sees the triumphant return of the titular detective and his plucky assistant Abigail Rook. Readers will not want to miss this third book, as the pair embarks on their most dangerous and personal case yet. Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly lady of […]

Posted August 4, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, illus. by Yuyi Morales

Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, illus. by Yuyi Morales

Questions of identity, culture, and heritage are brilliantly answered in Thunder Boy Jr., a beautifully written and illustrated new picture book from acclaimed author Sherman Alexie and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Thunder Boy Jr. is named after his dad, but he wants a name that’s all his own. Just because people call his dad Big Thunder doesn’t mean […]

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Bite Somebody by Sara Dobie Bauer

Bite Somebody by Sara Dobie Bauer

Unabashedly witty and charming, Bite Somebody by Sara Dobie Bauer is what you’d get if John Hughes and Amy Heckerling teamed up to write a vampire rom-com. Bauer’s book is whip-smart, funny as hell, and utterly adorable. “Do you want to be perfect?” That’s what Danny asked Celia the night he turned her into a vampire. Three […]

Posted June 21, 2016 by Sara in After Dark - Adults Only, Book Review / 0 Comments
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Goldfish by Nat Luurtsema

Goldfish by Nat Luurtsema

A quirky and uplifting book about finding your way when everything you thought you wanted goes kaput, and something possibly even better comes along, Goldfish by Nat Luurtsema will have you laughing and cringing and cheering along for Louise and her unlikely team of synchronized swimmers. Louise Brown is one of the fastest swimmers in […]

Posted June 8, 2016 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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