REVIEW: Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond

Genre: Young Adult, Realistic, Contemporary, Romance Published: August 2015, Roaring Book Press My copy: Hardcover, 384 pages My rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary: Walter Wilcox has never been in love. He just wants to finish high school under the radar with his 2.5 friends and zero drama. And then there’s Naomi Mills, an adorably awkward harpist … Continue reading REVIEW: Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond

REVIEW: Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction Published: January 6, 2015 My copy: Hardcover, 320 pages (borrowed from my local library) My rating: 5/5 stars Summary: Stella lives in the segregated South; in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it. Some stores she can go into. Some stores she can't. Some folks are right pleasant. Others … Continue reading REVIEW: Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

REVIEW: Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

Genre: Young Adult, Realistic Published: March 8, 2016, Candlewick Press My copy: Hardcover (from my local library) My rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary: While her friends are spending their summers having pool parties and sleepovers, twelve-year-old Carolina — Carol — is spending hers in the middle of the New Mexico desert, helping her parents move the grandfather … Continue reading REVIEW: Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar