Gleanings by Neal Shusterman

Review by Audrey Wahking With collaborators David Yoon, Jarrod Shusterman, Sofia Lapuente, Michael H. Payne, Michelle Knowlden, Joelle Shusterman Simon & Schuster, 2022 423 pages, hardcover, 24.99 CAD, ISBN 9781534499973 Young adult, 15-18 years old Fiction, sci-fi, anthology of short fiction “Everyone makes pleasant little digital drawings,” continued Af Klint. “It’s clear where our new … More Gleanings by Neal Shusterman

Double or Nothing by Brooke Carter

Review by Deborah Vail Orca Sounding Books, August 2020 137 pages, paperback, Hi-Low $10.95 CAD, 978-1459-8238-15 Ages 12+ Young Adult, Contemporary Realism It’s not about the money. It’s not even about winning or losing. It’s about hating myself, punishing myself and then seeking redemption in all the wrong ways. Imagine being so smart that, at … More Double or Nothing by Brooke Carter

When You Least Expect It by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Review by Audrey Wahking Red Deer Press, 2021 444 pages, paperback, $14.95 CAD, 978-0-88995-641-4 Young adult, high school Realistic Fiction “Twenty,” I called out in a gasp. The boat picked up a little. My legs seared and my breathing was like rapid bursts. In and out. In and out. I kept sliding and pushing. Keep … More When You Least Expect It by Lorna Schultz Nicholson