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Review: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Review: Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen Source: eBook Published: May 5, 2015 by Viking Juvenile Verdict: Good Book Description: Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion’s share of their parents’ attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton’s increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is […]

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Must Read Monday (4): Picture Books

Welcome to the fourth edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight some new and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This is the second week in a row I am featuring recently released picture book […]

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Review: Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert

Review: Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert Source: Digital galley courtesy of Disney-Hyperion via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected Publication: May 19, 2015 Verdict: Good/Very Good Book Description: Ten years ago, God gave Braden a sign, a promise that his family wouldn’t fall apart the way he feared.But Braden got it wrong: his older brother, Trey, has been estranged from the family […]

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Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen

Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen Source: Digital galley courtesy of Tundra Books, imprint of Random House of Canada Limited, via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected Publication: Hardcover and Kindle edition, May 12, 2015 Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Thirteen-year-old Stewart Inkster is academically brilliant but “ungifted” socially. Fourteen-year-old Ashley Anderson is the undisputed “It” girl of […]

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