Category Archives: BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: Alex the Cat by Dina Porell

by Jessica Starks Alex the Cat is the perfect story for animal lovers! Alex the Cat is the story of Alex, a cat from Korea, who has a tough life. Starting at his birth, Alex’s life is great. He has

Book Review: Grumblebunny by Bob Hartman

By Lizzie Harris Grumblebunny by Bob Hartman is a story about a rabbit named Grumblebunny and his cousins, Cuddlemop, Sweetsnuffle, and Pretty and how they get into a world of trouble. Cuddlemop, Sweetsnuffle, and Pretty are always happy and looking

Book Review: The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

By La’Rissa Dunn The Gathering, the second book in the Darkness Rising series, takes place in the same world but different people. In this story we explore Maya and her inclosed city in a small research town right in Vancouver.

Book Review: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

By Clinton Williams Steelheart is the tale of David Charleston, a young man living in a world of superhumans,better known as Epics. An astronomical abnormality called Calamity appeared granting powers to a select, but large, group of individuals. Now, people

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