Review: Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender

Alexis, a budding photographer and anti-popular-kids activist, lives in the oldest house in town. Like all old houses, this one has a long and strange history, and some very odd things begin to happen after a photo shoot in the backyard. Her younger sister, thirteen year old Kasey, starts behaving very strangely:  her eyes flash […]

Review: Demon Queen by Richard Lewis

Jesse has grown up in the foster care system, never knowing his real parents. Unfairly seized by Homeland Security, he is released to the Mindells, a foster family living in the town of Longview. As Jesse begins to settle into his new community, Honor Clarke moves to town, dealing with the death of her father […]

Review: Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo

Candlewick Press,  2006 ISBN: 9780763632069 Available: New High school English teachers will cheer to see this accessible, visually attractive retelling of  Beowulf by the British Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. The language used in translations and retellings is often a barrier preventing teens from experiencing the impact of the dramatic battles between heroes and monsters. While […]

Review: Hexed by Michael Alan Nelson and Emma Rios

The cover chatter boasts this is ″the new Buffy″ to which I say meh. Don’t get me wrong I absolutely loved this graphic novel, from ″Lucifer″ herself, to the bold colors and art. But this isn’t Buffy. For one Lucifer is a thief, mainly she steals from demons, and often she steals things back for […]

Review: Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Mercy is the first book in a new paranormal romance series, and the name of the narrator of the story. At first, one is uncertain who or what Mercy is, however, it may well be that Mercy is either an angel or a fallen angel. Either way, she travels from person to person, occupying their bodies […]