Bruised by Sarah Skilton, published in 2013 Description: Imogen has always believed that her black belt in Tae Kwon Do made her stronger than everyone else--more responsible, more capable. But when she witnesses a holdup in a diner, she freezes. The gunman is shot and killed by the police. And it's all her fault. Now she's got … Continue reading “Bruised” Sarah Skilton
None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio, published in 2015 Description: When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she's madly in love with her boyfriend. In fact, she's decided that she's ready … Continue reading None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio
The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle, published in 2000 Description: Fear permeates the Rhode Island coastal town where Robert, his mother, and sister are living out the war with his paternal grandparents: Fear of Nazi submarines offshore. Fear of Abel Hoffman, a German artist living reclusively outside of town. And for Robert, a … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Janet Taylor Lisle “The Art of Keeping Cool”
Sha: Spring is almost here, I can see it in the occasional flashes of (brown) grass, in the days when wind doesn’t burn my face with cold, in the moments of warm sun on the back of my neck. This means April is around the corner and I’m ready for a challenge. Just me? Mandy: … Continue reading April Blog Challenge: Human Rights Meets Book Princess Reviews????
Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff, published in 2013 Description: The city of Ludlow is gripped by the hottest July on record. The asphalt is melting, the birds are dying, petty crime is on the rise, and someone in Hannah Wagnor’s peaceful suburban community is killing girls. For Hannah, the summer is a complicated one. Her best friend … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Brenna Yovanoff “Paper Valentine”