Indigenous futurity takes on a new meaning in Wab Kinew’s debut YA novel, Walking in Two Worlds. Review by Carolina Leyton. … More Walking in Two Worlds by Wab Kinew
The crunch comes when Rosie’s pre-dawn attempt to scale a steep cliff ends in a bone-breaking fall. The only way to reach help is through the still turbulent ocean, and Bass has to decide if he will Sink or Swim. … More Sink or Swim by Tash McAdam
Our latest reviews, protecting the Freedom to Read, and a sneak peak at our next author interview! … More YAing News: Week of Feb. 28
Review by MacKenzie Sewell. Laura Sebastian writes a compelling royal fantasy studded with an enthralling cast of characters throughout the three storylines and perspectives. … More Castles in Their Bones by Laura Sebastian
Review by Hira Peracha. [W]hen Joss finds herself contaminated with dark magic that allows her inside Lord Banyon’s memories, she teams up with the mysterious Jericho Nox, a 19-year-old thief, to expel all sources of magic from within her before the people she loves find out. … More Echoes and Empires by Morgan Rhodes
Is that… love in the air? Or is it just the relief of a few consecutive days of sunshine and windbreaker weather? … More YAing News: Week of Feb. 14
Poison for Breakfast by Lemony Snicket is a novel of philosophy, mystery, and adventure.
Review by Ayşe Lara Yildirim … More Poison for Breakfast by Lemony Snicket, illus. Margaux Kent
After losing her mother when she was ten, Liz holds onto their connection by doing the thing that they loved the most: watching sappy, wonderfully over-the-top dramatic rom-coms. … More Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter
But then, the summer before middle school begins, Uncle Roderick dies. And the ghosts aren’t just cold spots and strange noises anymore: There’s a new ghost — one who seems to have an urgent message for Bug. Too Bright to See is the debut novel from librarian and children’s author Kyle Lukoff. … More Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff
Review by MacKenzie Sewell
In Grave Message, Mary Jennifer Payne creates a mystery that readers of all ages can become immersed in.
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