Book Review: A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park

Anyways, A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park actually made me think about limited water resources and the Sudan. I literally haven’t thought all that much about the Sudan since my junior year of college when I saw The Devil Came On Horseback.

Book Review: The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn

I would classify The Ghost Of Crutchfield Hall by Mary Downing Hahn as historical fiction horror. The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall is a very brief middle grade book chock full of orphans, servants, a mean old lady, and a ghost. 12 year old Florence’s parents died in a boating accident when she was very young. […]

Review of Annexed by Sharon Dogar

Were you assigned Diary of A Young Girl in school? If not, I am willing to bet you know who Anne Frank was and all about the annex. We all know Anne’s ultimate fate,but it doesn’t make her diary any less touching. Knowing the ending doesn’t detract from the emotional impact. Annexedby Sharon Dogartells the […]

Review of A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Mattie Gokey dreams of a life where she is not bound by the confines of her small Catskills town. This beautifully worded historical fiction novel, A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly explores feminism, education, familial duty and the crossroads between being a girl and a woman. If it was possible to get a crush on […]

Review of Daughters of Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt

So you know how Salem had a bunch of trials for witches in the 1600s? Well, Daughters of Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt has nothing to do with Salem. It takes place in England, in this place called Pendle Forest. The story is first told in first person through the eyes of Bess Southerns, this […]

Review of Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold

Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold is a story of family. It follows Maggie Chen, an average high school girl, living an average life until one day, while going through her father’s last effects she uncovers a piece of information which sets her world spinning. Coupled with this information is the possibility that her father may […]