recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Age Group 13+

Recommendation: Little Women

Recommendation: Little Women

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott  “Once upon a time, there were four girls, who had enough to eat and drink and wear, a good many comforts and pleasures, kind friends and parents who loved them dearly, and yet they were not contented. “ Hearing […]

Review: Shutter

Review: Shutter

Shutter by Laurie Faria Stolarz ” I assume he must be on the run, hiding from someone maybe. His hands are in full view at his mouth; there appears to be something on one of his wrists. I edge out a little farther to take […]

Recommendation: Girl Online

Recommendation: Girl Online

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg ” And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we’re something we’re not. “ ** This particular blog post is being hosted by my 14-year old daughter. Any and all […]

Review: Shimmer and Burn

Review: Shimmer and Burn

Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta This is the story of two kings: one has taken to hiding among the shadows of a plague-ridden city while the other rules over his land with an iron fist, desperate to hold on to his stolen magic. In […]

Review: Brickbats And Tutus

Review: Brickbats And Tutus

Brickbats and Tutus by John Plimmer ” To be born to dance is true. It’s a condition. It’s in the cells; the tissues and in the essence of who you are. Selfishness then becomes selflessness. “ There are very few people who are born with […]

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Review: Scoundrel In Disguise

Scoundrel In Disguise by Shaela Kay “ Sarah waved her hand impatiently in the air. ‘There is no such thing. None of the men I have discouraged are truly in love with me, and I am not in love with any of them.’ Amused, Rex […]

Review: The Cellar

Review: The Cellar

The Cellar by Natasha Preston “ Four vases sat proudly on the side table behind the dining table and chairs; one held roses, one violets, one poppies. The fourth was empty. “ Natasha Preston began her writing career on an online platform called Wattpad – […]

Review: Heartless

Review: Heartless

Heartless by Marissa Meyer “Cath shivered and had the strangest urge to give him a nervous wave. An acknowledgment that yes, she was aware that her dress was unduly red. But by the time her hand had lifted, the Joker’s attention had skipped on. She […]