Book Review: Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams

Title: Genesis Begins AgainAuthor: Alicia D. WilliamsGenre: MG/YA Own Voices Contemporary FictionPage Count: 385 pagesPublisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy BooksRelease Date: January 15, 2019 Publisher’s Summary: There are ninety-six things Genesis hates about herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list. Like #95: Because her skin is so dark, people call her charcoal and … Continue reading Book Review: Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams

Book Review: Wish by Barbara O’Connor

Title: WishAuthor: Barbara O’ConnorGenre: MG FictionPage Count: 236 pagesPublisher: Farrar, Straus and GirouxRelease Date: August 30, 2016 Publisher’s Summary: Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. She even has a list of all the ways there are to make the wish, such as cutting off the pointed … Continue reading Book Review: Wish by Barbara O’Connor

Book Review: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor by Ally Carter

Title: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and ValorAuthor: Ally CarterGenre: MG MysteryPage Count: 336 pagesPublisher: HMH Books for Young ReadersRelease Date: March 3, 2020 Publisher’s Summary: April didn't mean to start the fire. She wasn’t the one who broke the vase. April didn’t ask to go live in a big, creepy mansion with a bunch of … Continue reading Book Review: Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor by Ally Carter

Book Review: The Rose Legacy (Book #1) by Jessica Day George

Title: The Rose LegacyAuthor: Jessica Day GeorgeSeries: Rose Legacy: Book 1Page Count: 288 pagesGenre: MG FantasyPublisher: Bloomsbury Children’s BooksRelease Date: May 1, 2018 Publisher’s Summary: When orphaned Anthea Cross-Thornley receives a letter from a long-lost uncle, she wonders if she will finally find a true home. But she is shocked to learn that her uncle … Continue reading Book Review: The Rose Legacy (Book #1) by Jessica Day George

Book Review: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

Title: Song for a WhaleAuthor: Lynne KellyPage Count: 224 pagesGenre: MG FictionPublisher: Delacorte Books for Young ReadersRelease Date: February 5, 2019 Publisher’s Summary: From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a tech genius. But she's the only deaf person in her school, so people often treat her like she's not … Continue reading Book Review: Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly