Category Archives: Review

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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Short Fiction Round-Up #4

Since I’m still having trouble reviewing books, I figured I would review some shorter pieces I’ve read recently. They’re all available online for free reading too, so be sure to click on the links to read them! “The Study of Monstrosities” … 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: Every House is Haunted by Ian Rogers

How did I get it: Netgalley. Why did I read it: I have to admit that this was initially a case of cover instant-love, but I also loved the concept behind it. Summary:  Ian Rogers explores the border-places between our world … Continue reading

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Review: iFrankenstein by Bekka Black

How did I get it: The author was kind enough to send me a review copy. Why did I read it: I greatly enjoyed iDrakula and I was curious to read a modern re-telling of Frankenstein. Summary:  Homeschooled teenager Victor Frankenstein … 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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