Category Archives: BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: Tonight the Streets are Ours

Tonight the Streets are Ours by Leila Sales By La’Rissa Dunn Arden Huntley is a seventeen year old teenager that’s in her senior year. One special thing about her is that she is recklessly loyal. She’s always loved and is

Book Review: Cracker by Jacci Turner

Have you ever approached a book, whether it be in a library or bookstore, that looked interesting, yet you were a bit afraid to read? That’s what Cracker initially was for me, and I’ll explain why. Cracker is the story

Book Review: The Melting of Maggie Bean

Book Review: The Melting of Maggie Bean by Tricia Rayburn Review By: La’Rissa Dunn The Melting of Maggie Bean by Tricia Rayburn features an overweight girl with dreams and a family in the midst of a money catastrophe. Maggie can’t

Book Review: Girls Dinner Club

Book Review: Girls Dinner Club By: Taylor Sanders Girls Dinner Club is the kind of book that shows the power of friendship, loyalty, and love. The author Jessie Elliot depicts the three main characters wonderfully as young girls growing up

Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Brandee Craddock Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult “My Sister’s Keeper,” is a novel written by Jodi Picoult that centers around a family going through the hardships of having a child that is terminally ill. The main character,

Short Book Reviews from the Palisades Teen Book Club

This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl I always look through the new books that come in before I put them out, try to read a few chapters of each; this was one I just couldn’t put down! Fair

The Other Side of Blue by Valerie O. Patterson

Book Review: The Other Side of Blue by Valerie O. Patterson By: Jasmin Christian     The Other Side of Blue, written by Valerie O. Patterson is a coming of age story with a twist. Cyan, a fifteen-year old girl, is a

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book Review:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald by Rachel Kersey Originally published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s beloved American tale, The Great Gatsby, has been adapted for computer games, books, television shows, theater, music, radio, opera, and of

He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander

Book Review: He Said, She Said by Kwame Alexander by Rachel Pyfrom Genre: Romantic Dramadey Book summary: Beauty and Brains meets the blown-up Braun. Omar “T-Diddy” Smalls is named the high school Mr. Football of North Carolina. The biggest question