Book Review, Children's Books

Bob by Wendy Mass

Bob by Wendy Mass My rating: 4 of 5 stars Bob is an adorable children's chapter book that seamlessly weaves a tale that blends multiple genres. Livy returns to Australia to visit her grandmother after five years away, she now 10 years old and wishes people would stop asking her what she remembers from when… Continue reading Bob by Wendy Mass

Book Review

A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold My rating: 4 of 5 stars A Boy Called Bat is a children’s chapter book about a boy that tries to convince his veterinarian mom to let him keep the skunk kit that she rescued. It is a very simple storyline without much to make it stand… Continue reading A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

4 Star Reads, Book Review

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

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart

Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Queen of Ruin is the second and final book by Tracy Banghart in a series about sisters, rebellion, and discovering who you truly are. As such, this review could contain spoilers for the first book if you have not read it yet. Nomi… Continue reading Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart

4 Star Reads, Book Review

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

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Grace and Fury is a fantasy book set in a world created by Banghart where women don't have many rights or choices for their lives. Sisters, Serina and Nomi, react to their worlds in very different ways. Nomi convinces her twin brother to… Continue reading Grace and Fury – Tracy Banghart

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Aru Shah and the Song of Death – Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aru Shah and the Song of Death is the second book in the Pandava Quartet by Roshani Chokshi. Chokshi's writing felt a little more like herself in this book and less like it was trying too hard to sound… Continue reading Aru Shah and the Song of Death – Roshani Chokshi