Book Review: Now Entering Addamsville

Who’s ready for some ghost hunting Halloween vibes? From the publisher: When someone burns down the home of the school janitor and he dies in the blaze, everyone in Addamsville, Indiana, points a finger at Zora. Never mind that Zora has been on the straight and narrow since her father was thrown in jail. With…

Book Review: Crier’s War

Ok, usually I’m not one for a YA fantasy. I can honestly say that this book, although for sure a fantasy, is also a well-done (gay!) romance. The Sci-Fi elements are like the cherry on top for me. What else did I love? Political Intrigue and the fact that in this world, you are either…

ARC Review: Maybe He Just Likes You (MG)

I wish this book weren’t so “out of the ordinary.” If all middle-grade authors handled the complicated business of growing up with the skill that Barbara Dee does, we’d all be better off. It’s not an “another book about bullying” as the issues of consent, and sexual harassment is much bigger and more complex. I…

Book Review: The Testaments

I feel more than the average amount of self-imposed pressure to capture this novel in enough detail to entice you to give it a read. This book is probably one of the most anticipated sequels in recent years. In 1985, I was a high school sophomore, and this book wasn’t yet assigned reading in our…