Books We’re Looking Forward To

Books We’re Looking Forward To

  Olivia Library of Souls (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children#3) by Ransom Riggs The Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs is the third book in the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children trilogy and it is coming out very soon! Ransom Riggs is very loved by me, with his photography and creepy story-telling. This … Continue reading

New YA Releases 6/9/15

New YA Releases 6/9/15

Not a ton of new releases this week, but there is quite a bit of variety. Enjoy! Hitler’s Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World’s Most Dangerous Dictator by Bill O’Reilly Last Year’s Mistake by Gina Ciocca The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes Make It Messy: My Perfectly … Continue reading

WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST:  This Book Has Heart.

WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST: This Book Has Heart.

Title: When I Was The Greatest Author: Jason Reynolds Release Date: 1/7/14 (hardcover), 8/18/2015 (paperback) Reviewed by: Xander Ali lives in a not-so-great part of New York; Bed-Stuy, but he doesn’t like messing around with anything bad. He’s a good kid. When Needles and Noodles move in next door, they become bros. Needles has Tourette … Continue reading

It’s National Best Friends Day!

It’s National Best Friends Day!

Whether it is a real life friend, or a fictional friend in a book, today is the day to cherish and appreciate those special people known as best friends. We know and love them in the real world and we fall in love with them in books. Since this is a literary blog, we thought … Continue reading

New Releases 6/2/15

New Releases 6/2/15

For all our fans of realistic teen fiction, you have a bounty of riches this week. Here’s what we got recently and are new to our shelves. Because You’ll Never Meet Me by Leah Thomas Joyride by Anna Banks Nearly Found by Elle Cosimano A Mad Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller (paperback) The Devil … Continue reading

June Buzz Book: MORE HAPPY THAN NOT by Adam Silvera

June Buzz Book: MORE HAPPY THAN NOT by Adam Silvera

June Buzz Book More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera     What The Teen Press Corps Is Saying “The world-building, exploration of how Aaron interacts with his environment, and seamless integration of science fiction into the contemporary setting are amazing. The portrayal of Aaron’s struggle with internalized homophobia is really spot-on. Silvera has artfully … Continue reading

THE HEIR: If You Thought You Knew, You Don’t!

THE HEIR: If You Thought You Knew, You Don’t!

Title: The Heir (The Selection #4) Author: Kiera Cass Release Date: 05/5/2015 Reviewed by: Haley Beware.  This review contains major spoilers for The Selection trilogy. Read if you dare. You read the books. You laughed and cried with America Singer. You fell in love with Prince Maxon. You read the final page of The One and told yourself that … Continue reading