Who We Are

Booked for Review (B4R) is a blog for readers of youth and young adults to learn about various aspects of books. Our goal is to reach the reluctant to the avid reader through various forms of engagement.

B4R is operated by IN THE LOOP Program of Success under the Paper Pushers initiative. IN THE LOOP Program is a youth development organization focused on providing opportunities that engage, empower, and enlighten youth.



The Pen and the Needle
Jessica Starks is a young freelance writer, blogger, and beta reader with an old soul. She is passionate about writing, empowering youth, and spreading her love of reading to others.







#B4RTalks was excited to have author Rebecca Phillips join us on November 15th, 2016!Rebecca joined our monthly #B4RTalks Twitter chat to talk with us and her fans about her writing process, how she got published, her advice for YA Contemporary authors, and more! Check out the sideshow below to learn more about the author!


On December 20th, 2016, Sylvia McNioll graced #B4RTalks with her presence!

In the hour-long chat, Sylvia talked to us about her interesting start in writing, her previous career aspirations, and even how she handles reading other writers’ works!

To learn more about Sylvia McNioll, check out her website, check her out on Twitter, or check out her books on Amazon!