In the Shadow of the Sun by Anne Sibley O’Brien

“North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.” (Blurb) In the Shadow of the Sun is a riveting story, complete with an action packed plot. This intriguing adventure of bravery takes the reader into the complicated country of North Korea […]

Right Text Wrong Number by Natalie Decker Reid

Right Text Wrong Number Natalie Decker (Offsides, #1) Published by: Swoon Romance Publication date: July 11th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult High school juniors, Layla and Tyler, are complete opposites. Sure she’s a cheerleader and he’s a football player, but she thinks he’s the biggest jerk in the school and he thinks she is […]

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers Most sixteen-year-olds shouldn’t know where museums keep their rarest jewels (the basement) and they really shouldn’t know that vans make the worst getaway cars. But for Marisol Flores, a life of jewel thievery is a birthright handed down from generation to generation, even if she didn’t […]

Princess Inc. by Mari Mancusi

“Twelve-year-old Hailey and her friends form a unique babysitter’s club in order to raise money to see their favorite YouTube star at a local ComicCon in this hilarious M!X novel.” (Blurb) I will start by saying I love Mari Mancusi’s books! The woman can write any genre and does it all so very well! Princesses […]

Refugee by Alan Gratz

“Three kids go on journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers — from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, their stories will tie together in the end.” (Blurb) This book was brilliant. Refugee […]

FEATURE POST! Re-Release of Delia’s Crossing by V.C. Andrews

Fiction Finds Foothold with Immigration Issues: V.C. Andrews® Ignites Dialogue with the Re-Release of Delia’s Crossing By Andrew Neiderman There is no mystery as to why the publication of Delia’s Crossing, first in a three-book Series featuring a Latino main character, has since been aptly called “The Latino Cinderella.” Delia’s Cinderella reference comes from the […]

Dear Reader by Mary O’Connell

Dear Reader, I could not put this book down. I needed to see it through. Strange but fun, weird but charming, it was very entertaining. Dear Reader, do yourself a favor and read this strange little book.  

THE ELDRIDGE CONSPIRACY (Sir Kaye the Boy Knight, Book 4) by Don M. Winn

 THE ELDRIDGE CONSPIRACY Sir Kaye the Boy Knight, Book 4 by Don M. Winn   Genre: Children’s Chapter Book / Adventure / Medieval Publisher: Progressive Rising Phoenix Press Date of Publication: June 16, 2017 Number of Pages: 166, B&W illustrations Scroll down for Giveaway!     a Rafflecopter giveaway Kaye’s father is in danger! The young […]

Dive Into Diversity This Summer With These YA Titles!

A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” […]

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

“When Dimple Met Rishi follows two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to arrange their marriage.” Oh I am in LOVE! In love with Dimple and Rishi! Dimple and Rishi know their parents would like them to marry, it’s been sort of arranged since they were babies. So when these two teens finally meet at a […]