Category Archives: young adult book reviews

by default most of the books might be of greater interest to girls because we are girls

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate – Is The Wonder Of Science Found In Texas Again?

Book Review: The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate By Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Summary Callie Vee, Travis, Granddaddy, and the whole Tate clan are back in this charming follow-up to Newbery Honor–winner The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Callie’s younger brother Travis keeps … Continue reading

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Maniac Mcgee – How Do You Become A Legend?

Book Review: Maniac Mcgee By Jerry Spinelli Spoiler Alert! Summary Jeffrey Lionel “Maniac” Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn’t made him an orphan. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight … Continue reading

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When You Reach Me – Do You Believe In Time Travel?

Book Review : When You Reach Me By Rebecca Stead Spoiler Alert! Summary Four mysterious letters change Miranda’s world forever. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know … Continue reading

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The Candy Shop War – A Moral Tale

Book Review: The Candy Shop War By Brandon Mull Spoiler Alert! Summary What if there were a place where you could get magical candy? Moon rocks that made you feel weightless. Jawbreakers that made you unbreakable. Or candy that gave … Continue reading

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Fields of Iron – A Steampunk Adventure Novel With Witches As A Bonus

Book Review : Fields of Iron Magnificent Devices #11 By Shelley Adina Spoiler Alert! Summary “What do you propose, sir?” He held her astonished gaze as he went down upon one knee. “Why … I propose. Will you do me the honor … Continue reading

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The Little Selkie – Definitely Not A Mermaid

Book Review : The Little Selkie Timeless Fairy Tales #5 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary Dylan—a selkie—makes a terrible mistake when she brashly chases an evil sea witch onto land. Captured and stripped of her pelt—leaving her unable to return … Continue reading

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Rumpelstiltskin – Would You Give Up Your Firstborn Child To This Mage?

Book Review : Rumpelstiltskin Timeless Fairy Tales #4 e-book By K. M. Shea Spoiler Alert! Summary When 17-year-old Gemma, a seamstress, is ordered by the insane King Torgen to spin straw into gold or be put to death, she knows her life … Continue reading

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