Book review: Roam by C. H. Armstrong
Posted on October 6, 2018 at 10:26am
Any Second by Kevin Emerson
Pub. date: November 20, 2018
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5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review!
I cannot wait to get this book for my high school's library!
My students are taught to be an upstander instead of a bystander. In Any Second, Maya did this... and beyond. Kevin Emerson wrote a story that is both unique and scarily possible, which is what makes it such a compelling read.
Emerson did a great job with the pace of the…Continue
Posted on August 6, 2018 at 9:35am
Body Swap by Sylvia McNicoll
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Publication date: 09 Oct 2018
I think that Sylvia McNicoll and Dundurn are selling themselves short: This is not just a YA Middle School novel. While it's appropriate for middle schoolers (i.e., no cursing), I'm sure it would be appealing to high schoolers and adults, too. It reminded…
Posted on July 25, 2018 at 1:08pm
Things I'd Rather Do Than Die
by Christine Hurley Deriso
Pub Date: 18 Sep 2018
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I recently reviewed Christine Hurley Deriso's All the Wrong Chords, which I loved. I really wanted to like Things I'd Rather Do Than Die as much, but alas, I give it 4 instead of 5 ⭐. I also read Deriso's Acknowledgment section of this novel, and I'm glad she took the advice of her editor; having the main…Continue
Posted on April 22, 2018 at 4:26pm
Book Review: Moonrise by Sarah Crossan
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publish date: May 8, 2018
Sarah Crossan brought me into a world I don't think I'll ever encounter in my own life, but she brought me into it nonetheless. Great job helping me to be a part of someone else's life, especially when I'd have no understanding otherwise.
What it is like having your older brother on death row, having a…Continue
Posted on April 15, 2018 at 3:21pm