Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy

Ok, let’s cut to the chase; this novel is an honest portrayal of a 12-year-olds struggle with anorexia. It is written as journal entries that provide an intimate look into her thoughts and emotions concerning: her motivation for not eating, her feelings of inadequacy, and her relationship with food. The author, Jen Petro Roy, was … Continue reading Good Enough by Jen Petro-Roy

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

“His shirt was freshly laundered, a sharp crease ran down the sleeve, and Mungo took that as a sign that some woman cared for him, that he was worth something to someone.” (Douglas Stuart). This novel sucks you in, rips your heart out, and leaves you sobbing on the floor. Seriously. I haven’t been this … Continue reading Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

“ And yet, the stars are not lost. They form patterns. Constellations. If you know how to look, there are stories woven into the very essence of stars” (When Stars are Scattered). Graphic novel grades 8-12 Themes displacement, political unrest, resilience, family, loyalty The story takes place over three significant times in the life of … Continue reading When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

The Midnight Killing by Sharon Dempsey

If you’re looking for an engaging, suspenseful whodunnit with interesting characters, look no further. The Midnight Killing starts with a gruesome murder presented in the first few pages. However, we soon meet Detective Inspector Danny Stowe and forensic psychologist Dr. Rose Lainey whose shoulders we peer over throughout the investigation. Having been good friends during … Continue reading The Midnight Killing by Sharon Dempsey

The Maid by Nita Prose

I have a wonderful NEWLY Published book recommendation!! Brand spankin’ new in fact. Released January 4th. Molly is an interesting girl. Some would say quirky…some are crueler and say she is weird. You see, Molly can’t read social cues, isn’t very good at small talk, isn’t the best judge of character, and is obsessed with … Continue reading The Maid by Nita Prose