Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime – Mairghread Scott

Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime by Mairghread Scott My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This graphic novel combines Batgirl #26-29, Batgirl Annual #2 plus an 8 page story from Batgirl #2, which means that it was pretty long (because of the Annual). The Annual storyline focuses on the familial relationship between Barbara Gordon … Continue reading Batgirl, Volume 5: Art of the Crime – Mairghread Scott

Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 4 of 5 stars Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard is a collection of short stories, histories, and maps of the world that we have grown to know from the Red Queen series. It consists of two previously published novellas, Queen Song and Steel Scars, which I skipped because … Continue reading Broken Throne – Victoria Aveyard

Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aurora Rising is the first book in a new series from co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. They wrote my favourite science fiction series, Illuminae, so I was quite excited to see what adventures they take readers on next. Aurora Rising is set in … Continue reading Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson is a beautifully written world that will appeal to book lovers and make you want to live in its rich depths. It is a world in which certain books are magical, called grimoires, and are capable of … Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson

The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

The Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Popularity Papers follow two friends, Lydia and Julie, as they try to figure out how to become popular in middle school. It can't be that difficult, right? The two girls create a journal to record their thoughts, observations, to tape their notes … Continue reading The Popularity Papers – Amy Ignatow

Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Two Boys Kissing is a unique contemporary that blends the modern world that our main characters find themselves in with the struggles of their predecessors. Although I didn't necessarily enjoy the expositions that the 'gay men of the past' added to the story … Continue reading Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan