Graphic Novel Review: “Making Friends” by Kristen Gudsnuk
Book Reviews / July 31, 2018

Seventh grade isn’t off to a great start for Dany – she’s starting middle school, and none of her friends are in her classes. But when Dany discovers that a sketchbook she inherits from Great-Aunt Elma brings anything she draws to life, things take a turn for the interesting.

Book Review: “Exo” by Fonda Lee
Book Reviews / June 6, 2018

A hundred years after the zhree arrive on Earth, humans and zhree co-exist more or less peacefully, with willing humans incorporated into the zhree social structure – if not as equals, then still as valued members of society.

Book Review: “Front Desk” by Kelly Yang
Book Reviews / June 4, 2018

Ever since ten-year-old Mia Tang’s parents immigrated to the United States from China, they’ve been trying to find steady work. When they get the chance to run the Calivista Motel in California, the Tang family thinks they’ve found their big break.

Book Review: “Ozland” by Wendy Spinale
Book Reviews / April 29, 2018

In Ozland, the third and final installment in Wendy Spinale’s Everland trilogy, what’s left of the Lost Boys and their allies continue to weather the gruesome effects of the Bloodred Queen’s virus.

Book Review: “The Fandom” by Anna Day
Book Reviews / April 24, 2018

Violet, along with her best friends, Alice and Katie, and younger brother, Nate, can’t wait to attend Comic-Con to meet the actors who star in the film adaptation of their favorite novel, a YA dystopia called “The Gallows Dance”. But just as they’re introducing themselves, something inexplicable occurs – the group is somehow transported into the real world of the book.

Book Review: “Damselfly” by Chandra Prasad
Book Reviews / March 29, 2018

When Sam wakes up and finds herself in a jungle, it takes her a minute to realize that she’s been in a plane crash, along with the rest of her high school fencing team. She soon locates her surviving classmates, but will rescue arrive before infighting and personal trauma tear the group apart?