• Bone Gap

    Ruby, Laura

    Reviewed: July 10, 2019

    Roza shows up in Sean and Finn O’Sullivan’s barn covered in mud and averse to touch. A year later, she disappears from the town of Bone Gap, and Finn is the only one who witnesses it. He is determined to find her, but the rest of the townsfolk are not so convinced. Finn, known to everyone else as Spaceman or Moonface, cannot describe the face of the man who he insists kidnapped her. People—like Finn’s mother—are known to slip through the cracks in Bone Gap, and nobody believes Roza is an exception.

    Bone Gap by Laura Ruby masterfully blends a coming of age tale with magical... Read Full Review

  • Love & Gelato

    Welch, Jenna Evans

    Reviewed: April 8, 2019

    To fulfill her dying mother’s wish, Lina finds herself in Tuscany for the summer, where she gets to know the father who has been absent her whole life. Leaving behind her grandmother and best friend in Seattle, Lina sets out on a journey of discovery and meets her father Howard, who strangely happens to be a caretaker of a graveyard. However, through her mother’s journal, Lina also experiences Italy, a place of love and gelato, with the ever-charming Ren at her side. As father and daughter piece together the mysteries of her mother’s memories, Lina learns about herself as she does about... Read Full Review

  • Leah on the Offbeat

    Albertalli, Becky

    Reviewed: February 8, 2019

    Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli, a sequel to her bestselling book Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, follows Simon’s best friend Leah Burke through her senior year of high school as she navigates friendship, love, and life. Unlike her friends, Leah doesn’t come from a wealthy family and lives only with her 35-year-old mother. She’s bisexual, though she’s only told her mom, and loves to draw, though she’s afraid to show people her art. Relationships begin to strain and tensions are high as Leah and her friends prepare for prom and college in their last semester of high school,... Read Full Review

  • The Shining

    Kubrick, Stanley

    Reviewed: January 15, 2019

    Most people have heard of The Shining or just of Stephen King in general. But how many of you have watched the movie, or even better, read the book? The book is one of the best horror novels Mr. King has ever made and should be pure joy for anyone who has watched the movie. If you have watched this book’s counterpart, do not expect to read what you have watched. You will get a whole new set of scares, and an extended build-up that no movie can give you, with a... Read Full Review

  • The Thing: Director, John Carpenter.

    Carpenter, John

    Reviewed: December 31, 2018

    Have you ever felt like the person next to you is a shape-shifting alien that wants to eat you? Then you know exactly what it feels like to be in this movie! An exciting ride presented by director John Carpenter and Universal Studios, where you cannot trust your closest friend, or anyone else. A fun movie for lovers of Alien, Predator, and flamethrowers, that kicks it all off with the most insane helicopter chase this side of James Bond. Anyone who likes a thriller will love this film that puts everything these people have to the test. I promise the viewer a good time... Read Full Review

  • The Novice

    Matharu, Taran

    Reviewed: December 24, 2018

    Do you like to read about monsters, or wars, or both? This is the book for you! An amazing book that will be an instant favorite of anyone who loves magic, monsters, and politics. Warfare and demons will carry you through this book that demonology fans will love. Taran Matharu and Macmillan publishers present one of the most amazing fantasy series since Harry Potter!

    Fletcher Wulf, the adopted son of a blacksmith, one day wanders upon a book that will change his life. Inside the book, he finds a scroll, and when he reads it, he meets a fire-breathing lizard from another dimension, is... Read Full Review