Category Archives: book reviews

Review: Monster’s Proof by Richard Lewis

Ten year old Darby Ell is brilliant at mathematics, but not so good at being liked. Intrigued by the “thingamabob conjecture” his aunt Ludy discovered just before she went bananas, he becomes obsessed with proving it. As he works on … Continue reading

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Review: Teen Titans volume 2: Family Lost by Geoff Johns

With the Titans newly reformed despite the adult heroes’ disapproval the team begins to act less as punishers of evil and more like a support system for a bunch of kids abandoned—or worse—by their parents. If they even have them. … Continue reading

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Review: ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley

Charlotte Usher is friendless. She wants to be noticed, but her classmates, including handsome, popular Damen Dylan, don’t know she’s alive. And then she chokes to death. Charlotte has unfinished business, though, and she ends up in Dead Ed with … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Review: Birds of Prey volume 2 by Chuck Dixon

ISBN: 9781401260958 Still hunting down the sleaze of the world Black Canary (with Oracle at the assist) stumbles into a slave ring with a twist. These slaves are also kidnapped heiresses, business moguls and other member of the One Percent. … Continue reading

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Review: Weregirls: Birth of the Pack by Petru Popescu

Tor Teen, 2007 ISBN: 0765316412 Available: New Lily Willison and her friends Nikki, Arielle, and Grazia start up a girls’ soccer club at her school called the Weregirls.  When the new girl, Andra Hewlit, senses that Lily has supernatural powers, … Continue reading

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Review: The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight HarperCollins, May 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0062359094 Available for pre-order: Hardcover, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition   High school junior Wylie has always had anxiety issues, but since her mother’s death four months earlier she is unable … Continue reading

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Review: City of Legends by Cheyanne Young

Where to start with this one. Maci Knight lives in a world where there are superheroes (they all pretty much have the same powers, speed, healing, strength, etc) and normal people. She’s not just from a superhero race, she’s the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

From ML’s Circulation Desk Delacorte Press, December 2014 ISBN: 978-0385743891 Available: hardcover and Kindle editions Hot on the heels of her two previous books (Timeless, Timekeeper), author Alexandra Monir gives us Suspicion, a tale of secrets and suspense that lurk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

From ML’s Circulation Desk Viking Penguin, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0670786206 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, audiobook I don’t read a lot of YA fiction, as I tend to enjoy a harder, darker horror in general, but I have enjoyed it from time … Continue reading

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