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 Blitz: The Viking’s Chosen by Quinn Loftis

The Viking’s Chosen Quinn Loftis Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: February 12th 2018 Genres: Historical, Romance, Young Adult His orders are clear: launch a raid against England and bring home the spoils of war. But the prophecy is also clear: General Torben will take a foreign bride—one who is a seer and healer […]

Cover Reveal: Alive? by Melissa Woods

Alive? Melissa Woods (The Alive? Series, #1) Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: October 30th 2018 Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Zombies Everyone knows the first rule of the zombie apocalypse: Don’t. Get. Bitten. Too bad Violet has never been great at following the rules. Walking home after a night of partying, she […]

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: Bad Girl Gone by Temple Mathews

Imagine waking up in an orphanage surrounded by a strange mix of troubled kids. That’s exactly what happened to sixteen-year-old Echo Stone. Echo doesn’t know how she’s gotten to Middle House, an orphanage, because she has parents. But Middle House is actually an “orphanage” for the ghosts of murder victims. It’s a sort of purgatory […]

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 […]

Cover Reveal: The Canary Club by Sherry D. Ficklin

The Canary Club Sherry D. Ficklin Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: October 16th 2017 Genres: Historical, Young Adult “Bad Luck” Benny is a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Recently released from jail, he has vowed to keep his head down and stay out of trouble. But he also needs to […]

GILDED CAGE by Sherry Ficklin: Cover Reveal

The Gilded Cage: A Canary Club Novelette Release Date: December 1st 2016 YA/Historical Pre-Order Now About the book: Masie, the flaxen-haired daughter of notorious boot-legger Dutch Schultz, returns home from boarding school to find her family in crisis. Her mother is dangerously unstable, her father’s empire is on the brink of ruin, and the boy […]