Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

The Details Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Published: May 22nd, 2018 Genres: YA, contemporary, mystery, fiction My Rating: 5 Stars  GoodReads Blub Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia’s worried. … Continue reading Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

The Details Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Published:  March 1st, 2016 Genres: Historical Fiction My Rating: 4 Stars   GoodReads Blurb In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson … Continue reading America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

The Details Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Published: April 18th, 2017 Genres: Non-Fiction, biography, art My Rating: 4.5 Stars  GoodReads Blurb The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers' lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend, Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, … Continue reading Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers

Book Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

The Details Publisher: Haper Collons Published: January 16, 2018 Genres: YA, mystery, thriller My Rating: 5 Stars  GoodReads Blub Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth-century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting … Continue reading Book Review: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Audiobook review: Simon Vs. The Homo Sapians Agenda

The Details Publisher: Balzer + Bray Published: April 7, 2015 Genres: YA, contemporary, LGBTQ, romance My Rating: 5 Stars GoodReads Blurb Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the … Continue reading Audiobook review: Simon Vs. The Homo Sapians Agenda

Review: The Schoharie by Diane M Johnson

The Details Publisher: Book Bay Published: August 27th, 2017 Genres: Realistic fiction with supernatural elements My Rating: 4.5 Stars GoodReads Blurb Thirty years ago a major Thruway bridge was built across a small creek near the town of Fort Hunter, New York. It had its problems with construction delays and local protests, but it was … Continue reading Review: The Schoharie by Diane M Johnson

Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

The Details Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Reader Published: October 10, 2017 Genres: Mental Illness, YA, Contemporary, My Rating: 4.5 Stars   GoodReads Blurb Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So … Continue reading Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Review: Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser

The Details Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books Published: June 6th, 2017 Genres: YA, fantasy, adventure My Rating: 3 stars  Goodreads Blurb Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. For generations, her family has been called by the river god, who has guided their wherries on countless voyages throughout the Riverlands. At seventeen, Caro has spent years listening … Continue reading Review: Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser

Review: When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

The Details Publisher: Simon Pulse Published: May 30th, 2017 Genres: Romance, Contemporary, YA My Rating: 3.75  GoodReads Blub Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must … Continue reading Review: When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

ARC Review: Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

The Details: Published: September 19th, 2017 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Reader Genres: YA, Historical Fiction, Mystery My Rating: 3.5  GoodReads Blurb: The year is 1818, the city is London, and 16-year-old Annis Whitworth has just learned that her father is dead and all his money is missing. And so, of course, she decides to … Continue reading ARC Review: Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones