Category Archives: Library Book

Review: Little Sweet Potato by Amy Beth Bloom and Noah Z. Jones

How did I get it?: I ordered it for my library. I thought it might be a good pick for a Story Time and it definitely is. Why did I read it?: The cover alone was enough of an enticement … Continue reading

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Review: Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone by Stefan Kiesbye

How did I get it: My library. Why did I read it: The book looked scary and unusual and familiar all at the same time. I figured it would make for a refreshing change in one way or another. Summary:  The village of Hemmersmoor is a … Continue reading

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Review: The Diviners by Libba Bray

How did I get it: The library. I ordered a copy for my YA collection. Why did I read it: I saw the book trailer while I was attending School Library Journal’s SummerTeen Conference. I liked the spooky vibe, and I couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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Review: Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough

How did I get it: The library. I ordered a copy for my YA collection. Why did I read it: I first heard about this book through The Book Smugglers. While their review made me a little wary, I wanted to read something Teen … Continue reading

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Review: The Origami Yoda series by Tom Angleberger

    How did I get it: The library, but I’m going to be buying them ASAP. Why did I read it: I’ve been meaning to read this series for a long time now. Summary:  For The Strange Case of Origami … Continue reading

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Review: The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Córdova

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it: Lately I’ve been trying to read books that I can use as recommendations or suggestions for teen readers. I was curious to see what this book would be like … Continue reading

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Review: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

How did I get it: The library. Why did I read it: The cover piqued my interest, and I was really curious to see what a Young Adult book about Tiger Lily and Peter Pan would read like. Summary:  Before Peter Pan … Continue reading

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