Category Archives: young adult

Halloweensie YA Book Recommendation – The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter

Title: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-GReat-Great-Granddaughter Author: Brea Grant  Illustrator: Yishan Li Publisher: Six-foot Press. 2020 Ages: 12+ Genre: graphic novel Themes: writing, authors, famous authors, family, monsters, humor, gothic, Mary Shelley, Opening: Synopsis: Everyone expects sixteen-year-old Mary to be a great writer. After all, … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – FLAMER

Title: Flamer Author and Illustrator : Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Sept 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: bullying, homophobia, racism, fat-phobia, scout camp, coming of age, Asian-Americans, body positivity, religion, fighting parents Genre: Graphic Novel, fiction Synopsis: It’s the summer between middle school … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – Genomics

It’s September 1st and time to delve back into my reviews and musings here on the blog. For those who are regular followers, my cross country road trip, New York to San Francisco, was a blast and I know many … Continue reading

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