YA
  • Fred Patten Reviews Koko Takes a Holiday Koko Takes a Holiday Author:  Kieran Shea Publisher:  Titan Books ISBN-10:  1-7811-6860-1 ISBN-13:  978-1-7811-6860-8 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. “Five hundred years from now, ex-corporate […] Fred Patten No responses August 9, 2014
  • The Originals   The Originals Author: Cat Patrick Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 7, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316219436 ISBN-13: 978-0316219433 Trust Cat Patrick to write something wild and crazy, told in the most normal of voices.  I first came into contact with her work when I read Revived and was completely blown away.  […] Gina Ruiz No responses March 28, 2013
  • Shannon Muir Reviews The Gift     The Gift (Enhanced Ebook Edition) Andrea J. Buchanan Publisher: Open Road Media Language: English ISBN-10: 1453220232 ISBN-13: 978-1453220238 Kindle ASIN: B006X7ZU2C This reviews the media-added ebook version of a tale originally released by Open Road Media last year, in which a young woman named Daisy discovers she has electrically charged powers. Managing those […] ShMuir No responses March 27, 2013
  • Shannon Muir Reviews Confessions of an Angry Girl   Confessions of an Angry Girl (Confessions #1) Author: Louise Rozett Publisher: Harlequin Teen ISBN-10:  0373210485 ISBN-13: 978-0373210480 ASIN: B0088NH1BC Rose Zarelli,  just entering her freshman year of high school, carries around a lot of issues. Her father went to Iraq as a contractor and ended up dead, and now her older brother is away […] ShMuir One response August 28, 2012
  • Shannon Muir Reviews Don’t You Wish   Don’t You Wish Author: Roxanne St. Claire Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (a division of Random House) ISBN: 978-0-385-74156-9 ASIN: B005WBGQ1O Annie Nutter lives with an annoying younger brother, a Dad who wants to make the next great “buy on TV” discovery, and a mother holding regrets for passing up the chance to […] ShMuir No responses July 10, 2012
  • Lies Beneath Lies Beneath Author: Anne Greenwood Brown Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Imprint: Delacorte BFYR Pub Date: June 12, 2012 ISBN: 9780385742016 This isn’t your mother’s mermaid story. This isn’t a Disney story. This is a story of murder, betrayal and love. LIES BENEATH is dark and delicious. It is the story of Calder White, a […] Gina Ruiz 2 responses June 23, 2012
  • Shannon Muir Reviews Play Ball   Play Ball Writers: Nunzio Defilippis & Christina Weir Artist: Jackie Lewis Publisher: Oni Press Pub Date: April 25, 2012 ISBN-13: 9781934964798 Dashiell Brody (actual first name Heather) and her older sister adjust to life in a public school after their single Mom can’t afford to keep them in the lifestyle they’d become accustomed to […] ShMuir No responses June 18, 2012
  • Shannon Muir Reviews Unbreak My Heart   UNBREAK MY HEART Author: Melissa Walker Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens ISBN-10: 1599905280 ISBN-13: 978-1599905280 ASIN: B007N6JEW4 Clem (her full name is Clementine) goes out sailing all summer with her family, but instead of it just being to get away from the world, it’s become a way to get away from the mistakes of the […] ShMuir No responses May 29, 2012
  • Shannon Muir Reviews The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls   THE UNBEARABLE BOOK CLUB FOR UNSINKABLE GIRLS Author: Julie Schumacher Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (Random House) ISBN-10:  0385737734 ISBN-13: 978-0385737739 ASIN: 005NKH8G6   This book is told from the point of view of Adrienne Haus, one of four teenage girls from varied backgrounds who find themselves inducted into a summer mother-daughter book […] ShMuir No responses May 12, 2012
  • A Tale of Time City A Tale of Time City Author:  Diana Wynne Jones, Forward by Ursula K. Le Guin Publisher: Firebird; Reprint edition (April 12, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0142420158 ISBN-13:978-0142420157 I have always been a big fan of Diana Wynne Jones, and have read most of her books. I was excited to read A TALE OF TIME CITY, […] Gina Ruiz No responses May 10, 2012
  • Code Name Verity Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Author: Elizabeth Wein Imprint: Hyperion Pub Date: May 15, 2012 ISBN: 9781423152194 WOW! Wow, wow, wow. This is one intense, spellbinding book. The story is about two young women, Julie and Maddie who become fast friends in WWII era England.  The girls are opposites in social strata and, in a normal world they […] Gina Ruiz No responses May 7, 2012
  • Shannon Muir Reviews Dogsbody DOGSBODY Author: Diana Wynne Jones Publisher: Firebird (part of the Penguin Group) ISBN-10: 0142420131 ISBN-13: 978-0142420133 ASIN: B005UT1B3G   Sirius, the dog-star, finds himself on trial for murder and is convicted. The star’s punishment is to take on the form of a dog on Earth and in order to end the punishment reclaim a lost […] ShMuir No responses May 6, 2012