Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Crayola’s Reading Challenge Reviews

Crayola B.    January 20, 2015

I’ve finished 3 more books already for the 2015 Reading Challenge! All three of these books have female authors and are set in countries other than the US, but since I’m playing Hard Mode, I can only count one category per book. (You can count books for as many categories as you want–I think three is a good limit to… Read more »

Crayola’s Reading Challenge: Graphic Novel

Crayola B.    January 6, 2015

I finished my first reading challenge book last week! Okay, okay, it’s a graphic novel, but hey. I still finished it and now I can check that off my list. To be entirely accurate, I’ve read probably about 25 graphic novels between January 1 and now, but Otomen was my favorite. After finishing this first volume, I quickly went and… Read more »

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

admin    April 15, 2013

There are some things you can’t leave behind… A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey’s younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for her very survival. All they have is each other, as their… Read more »

Pizza, Love and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous

Jane    January 9, 2013

Are you a teen chef? Would you have what it takes to be on a reality TV cooking contest? In Kathryn Williams’ Pizza, Love and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous, Sophie Nicolaides challenges her cooking skills to enter a contest and participate on a new reality TV show, Teen Test Kitchen. Friends, food, love and drama fill her days… Read more »

October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shephard

Jane    December 10, 2012

What You Can Do in Eighteen Hours Write a term paper Cram for a final Fly across the ocean Drive cross-country Scale a mountain Run a marathon Deliver a baby Read War and Peace Fall in love Fall out of love See the moon disappear Watch the sun rise and set Wait to be discovered lashed to a fence Shivering… Read more »