Allison: She Is Not Invisible | Marcus Sedgwick | Book Review

In the past, I had heard so many good things about Marcus Sedgwick which is one of the reasons that I really wanted to give She Is Not Invisible a shot. I wanted to experience the supposed fantastic writing for myself because as we all know as all may have different opinions of what fantastic […]

A Sense Of Wonder Is A Prerequisite For Reading This Book

Down The Mysterly River by Bill Willingham opens with intrepid boy detective Max ‘the Wolf’ awakening in the woods with no memory of how he got there. As he is in boy scout uniform, Max assumes he got lost on a scouting trip. He must reexamine this theory when he happens upon some talking animals […]

Book Briefs: Boom by Mark Haddon and Radiance by Alyson Noel

I’ve done this before under the same name for picture books, and figure this might work for books I don’t have all that much feeling for either way. Ya’ll know what mini-reviews are by now, so I’ll just launch into it. Title: Boom! Author: Mark Haddon Synopsis: Boom is a middle grade novel about two […]

Book Review: Enclave by Ann Aguirre

I’ve glimpsed the future, and it kind of sucks. Enclave by Ann Aguirre envisions a post apocalyptic world where people live underground and zombie-like genetic mutations called freaks run rampant through the tunnels. Deuce, a teen girl, begins the story by going through a naming ceremony where she receives six scars to mark being a […]

Review: Spray by Harry Edge

Did anyone else play Assassin in college or at summer camp? I remember we tried to do this one year in my dorm and it lasted for about two weeks before falling apart, as more people were focused on going out/partying than playing Assassin. That and it’s not like we had a board up with […]

Review of Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

It’s interesting how the phrase don’t judge a book by it’s cover works both ways. Sometimes an ugly book cover contains a beautiful story. Sometimes a gorgeous cover cloaks mediocre work. When I grabbed a copy of Halo by Alexandra Adornetto at BEA, it was like getting a golden ticket. Halo was one of my […]