Category Archives: BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: Who Am I Without Him by Sharon G. Flake

by Darnnell Reese This book is easy to read with very short stories/chapters. The characters are all relatable to just about every kind of kid you’ve seen or known in junior high school. Each character has an insecurity within themselves

Book Review: 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Review by Maricel Dragan In the year 1866 French professor Anorax and his assistant Council embark on a voyage. Tales of a huge cetacean wandering the oceans are in the mouth of every sailor. Stories spread throughout the 7 continents.

Book Review: Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers

by Claudia Rojas Darius & Twig will keep teens and young adults completely hooked with its endearing storytelling and high school boys. It’s easy to like the story’s simple narration and the main character, Darius, who has a writer’s imagination.

Book Review: Star Chasing by Dawn Lajeunesse

By Claudia Rojas Star Catching is a story of grief by Dawn Lajeunesse, but one filled with tenderness and family love to push along young readers. As a reader, I look for narratives that allow me to vividly imagine the

Book Review: Savvy by Ingrid Law

by Jada Davis Savvy by Ingrid Law is a novel about a girl named Mississippi “Mibs” Beaumont and her family that gets magical powers called a “savvy” that every family member gets when they turn thirteen years old. Two days

Book Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (Dear Dumb Diary #1) by Jim Benton

by Anna Ellis Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (Dear Dumb Diary #1) by Jim Benton is about a girl name Jamie Kelly and her life as she writes in her diary. She claims that everything she writes in her diary

Book Review: The Chosen Path by Jason Hershey

By Jessica Starks The Chosen Path by Jason Hershey follows the story of Thelonious “Theo” Mitchell, a young adult who tries to find his place in the world while navigating through life. Theo is just your average student when we

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.