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: Tabi Po Isyu 3 by Mervin Malonzo

LAHAT NG LIHIM AY MABUBUNYAG. WALANG HINDI MAGKAKAMIT NG PARUSA. Ang pagbabalik ng mga multo ng nakaraan, naghahanap ng hustisya: ang malagim na sinapit ng taumbayan ng San Diego, ang pagpapatuloy ng brutal na paghihiganti ni Salome sa lahat ng nagmalupit, ang pagsiklab ng apoy ng rebolusyon ni Matanglawin, ang paglalim at pagdilim ng lumalawak … Continue reading Book Review: Tabi Po Isyu 3 by Mervin Malonzo

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: Turtles All The Way by John Green

Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She is … Continue reading Book Review: Turtles All The Way by John Green

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

Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

The Carls just appeared. Roaming through New York City at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship—like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor—April and her friend, Andy, make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day, April wakes up … Continue reading Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green