Mini Book Review: Heartstopper #1 and #2 by Alice Oseman

Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...? Charlie Spring is in Year 10 at Truham Grammar School for Boys. The past year hasn't been too great, but at least he's not being bullied … Continue reading Mini Book Review: Heartstopper #1 and #2 by Alice Oseman

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Graphic Novel Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Issue #1 – #54)

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan, Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction … Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Issue #1 – #54)

Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind or divide us from each other. Moving forward and backward in time, Jacqueline Woodson's taut and powerful new novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences, decisions, … Continue reading Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon

September 10th 2019 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Original Title: Frankly in Love ISBN: 1984812203 (ISBN13: 9781984812209) High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and their own Southern California upbringing. His parents have one rule when it comes … Continue reading Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon

Book Review: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Told in alternating points of view from Chess, Emma, and Finn Greystone, Greystone Secrets #1: The Strangers is the beginning of a new page-turning adventure that examines assumptions about identity, family, and home, from the master of middle grade suspense. What makes you you? The Greystone kids thought they knew. Chess has always been the protector over his … Continue reading Book Review: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix