Category Archives: young adult

The Truth of Right Now – Book Recommendation

Title: The Truth of Right Now Author: Kara Lee Corthron Publisher: Simon Pulse, Jan. 3rd, 2017 Ages: 14+ Themes: abuse, family conflicts, mental illness, violence, racism, white privilege I received an ARC of this novel from the publisher in exchange for … Continue reading

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Dessert First – Book Recommendation

TITLE: Dessert First   AUTHOR: Dean Gloster   PUBLISHER: Merit Press, September 2016   ARC FROM PUBLISHER.   AGES: 12+ (YA)   THEMES/TOPICS: childhood cancer, family dynamics, leukemia. brothers & sisters, San Francisco, high school   OPENING LINES: I‘ve thought … Continue reading

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Color Blind – Book Review

Title: color blind Author: Sheila Sobel Publisher: Merit Press, 2016 Age: 14+ Themes: grief, loss, new orleans, vodoo, genealogy ARC from publisher in exchange for an impartial review Opening Lines: There’s a whole lot of nothing on the way to New Orleans. I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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