Book Review: Hunger: A Tale of Courage by Donna Jo Napoli

      “Through the eyes of twelve-year-old Lorraine this haunting novel from the award-winning author of Hidden and Hush gives insight and understanding into a little known part of history—the Irish potato famine. It is the autumn of 1846 in Ireland. Lorraine and her brother are waiting for the time to pick the potato crop on their family […]

Book Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with germs and crush on a Japanese classmate. Mei is seventeen and just entering her freshman year at MIT. She is on track to become a doctor and to […]

Book Review: The Canary Club by Sherry D. Ficklin

  Paperback Expected publication: October 16th 2017 by Clean Teen Publishing ISBN 1634222504 (ISBN13: 9781634222501) Edition Language English Series Canary Club           *I received a copy of The Canary Club in exchange for an honest review.* I’ve had the pleasure of reading each of The Canary Club novellas while waiting for […]

Book Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

          Hardcover, 352 pages Expected publication: May 30th 2017 by Disney-Hyperion ISBN 1484767659 (ISBN13: 9781484767658) Edition Language English           I requested a copy of ROYAL BASTARDS from NetGalley after the cover caught my eye. I’m a fan of light fantasy and heavy battles, so I hoped this […]