Book Review: Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Dear UniverseAuthor: Florence GonsalvesPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: May 12, 2020ISBN: 9780316436731 Synopsis from Goodreads:It’s senior year, and Chamomile Myles has whiplash from traveling between her two universes: school (the relentless countdown to prom, torturous college applications, and theContinue reading “Book Review: Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves”

Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Title: The Nickel BoysAuthor: Colson WhiteheadPublisher: DoubleDay CanadaPublication Date: July 16, 2019ISBN: 9780385693967 Synopsis from Goodreads:Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocentContinue reading “Book Review: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead”

Book Review: We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar

Title: We Are Lost and FoundAuthor: Helene DunbarPublisher: Sourcefire BooksPublication Date: September 3, 2019ISBN: 9781492681045 Synopsis from Goodreads:Michael is content to live in the shadow of his best friends, James, an enigmatic teen performance artist who everyone wants and no one can have and Becky, who calls things as she sees them, while doing allContinue reading “Book Review: We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar”

Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie

Title: GreenwoodAuthor: Michael ChristiePublisher: McClelland & StewartPublication Date: September 4, 2019ISBN: 9780771024450 Synopsis from Goodreads:They come for the trees. It is 2038. As the rest of humanity struggles through the environmental collapse known as the Great Withering, scientist Jake Greenwood is working as an overqualified tour guide on Greenwood Island, a remote oasis of thousand-year-old trees.Continue reading “Book Review: Greenwood by Michael Christie”

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Ten Thousand Doors of January Author: Alix E. HarrowPublisher: RedhookPublication Date: September 10, 2019ISBN: 9780316421997 Synopsis from Goodreads:In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feelsContinue reading “Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow”

Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Destroy All MonstersAuthor: Sam J. MillerPublisher: HarperTeenPublication Date: July 2, 2019ISBN: 9780062456762 Synopsis from Goodreads:Solomon and Ash both experienced a traumatic event when they were twelve. Ash lost all memory of that event when she fell from Solomon’s treehouse. Since then, SolomonContinue reading “Book Review: Destroy All Monsters by Sam J. Miller”

Book Review: Lanny by Max Porter

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: LannyAuthor: Max PorterPublisher: Faber & FaberPublication Date: March 5, 2019ISBN: 9780571340286 Synopsis from Goodreads:There’s a village sixty miles outside London. It’s no different from many other villages in England. Voices rise up, as they might do anywhere, speaking of loving and needingContinue reading “Book Review: Lanny by Max Porter”

Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewTitle: Frankly in LoveAuthor: David YoonPublisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: September 10, 2019ISBN: 9781984812209 Synopsis from Goodreads:High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and theirContinue reading “Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon”

Book Review: Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Sea Witch RisingAuthor: Sarah HenningPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublication Date: August 6, 2019ISBN: 9780062931474 Synopsis from Goodreads:Runa will not let her twin sister die. Alia traded her voice to the Sea Witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn’t loveContinue reading “Book Review: Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning”

Book Review: South Away by Meaghan Marie Hackinen

*I receive this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: South AwayAuthor: Meaghan Marie HackinenPublisher: NeWest PressPublication Date: October 15, 2019ISBN: 9781988732633 Synopsis from Goodreads:South Away is an adventure story of the author’s bicycle trip with her sister from Terrace, BC along the West coast to (almost) the tip of the Baja Peninsula.Continue reading “Book Review: South Away by Meaghan Marie Hackinen”