Book Reviews

Tiger Eyes

Genre: realistic fiction POV: 1st person Summary: Davey has never felt so alone in her life. Her father is dead—shot in a holdup—and now her mother is moving the family to New Mexico to try to recover.Climbing in the Los Alamos canyon, Davey meets the mysterious Wolf, who can read Davey’s “sad eyes.” Wolf is the… Continue reading Tiger Eyes

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Z for Zachariah

Author: Robert C. O'Brien Genre: Dystopian POV: 1st person Summary: Ann thought she was the only one left. She been all a lone since her family left the valley to look for others. For the past year, she has lived in a remote valley with no evidence of any other survivors.But the smoke from a distant… Continue reading Z for Zachariah

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Seraphina

Author: Rachel Hartman Genre: Fantasy POV: 1st person Format: Audio Summary: Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the… Continue reading Seraphina

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Siege and Storm

Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: High fantasy Review of Shadow and Bone Summary: Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a… Continue reading Siege and Storm

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Shadow and Bone

Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: High fantasy POV: 1st person Summary: Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything… Continue reading Shadow and Bone

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The City in the Lake

Author: Rachel Neumeier Genre: High Fantasy POV: 3rd person altering pov.  Summary: The Kingdom’s heart is the City. The City’s heart is the King. The King’s heart is the Prince. The Prince is missing. Something is wrong in the kingdom. Something disturbed the old magic reaching out to the far reaches of the kingdom to villages… Continue reading The City in the Lake

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The Wave Walker Trilogy

Author: Kai Meyer Genre: fantasy, action, adventure   Age: Upper MG Book one: Pirate Curse Summary: Jolly is known as a polliwog, someone who can walk on water. Far as Jolly knows  she the last polliwog. Until she wash ashore on an island after her pirate craw was attack. She meets Monk who is also a… Continue reading The Wave Walker Trilogy

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DNF review: Zodiac

Author: Romina Russell Genre: Science fiction, Fantasy Summary: When a violent blast strikes the moons of Cancer, sending its ocean planet off-kilter and killing thousands of citizens including its beloved Guardian. Rho is more surprised than anyone when she is named the House’s new leader. But, a true Cancerian who loves her home fiercely and… Continue reading DNF review: Zodiac

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The Night Tourist

Author: Katherine Marsh Genre: ghost story Age: Teens POV: 3rdperson Summary: Jack Perdu lives with his father on the Yale University campus. Smart and introverted, Jack spends most of his time alone, his nose buried in a book. But when Jack suffers a near fatal accident, his life is forever changed. His father sends him… Continue reading The Night Tourist

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H2O Book Review

 Author: Virginia Bergin Genre: Post ApocalypsePOV: 1st personAge: Teen Summary: Its in the rain. It everywhere. Water kills. Anyone who's been touched by rain or washed their hands with tap water is dead. The only drinkable water is quickly running out. Ruby's only chance for survival is a treacherous hike across the country to find her father-if he's even still alive. Review: The… Continue reading H2O Book Review