Reviews written by Michelle Lynn, Assistant Indie Manager

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Kids Nonfiction
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5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Important Book

Books like this need to be written and read. Turtles are beautiful animals, but they have a hard time in this world - mostly because of human activities that we have the power to change. Inside the pages of this book, young readers are presented with various...

Young Adult Fiction
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Fantastic Premise

I really loved this storyline. The Story: Chloe is going through a tough time with her family. After her parents divorce and her mom recovering from cancer, she's forced to move to a new town that might not be so new. The only bright spot is...

Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0

Completely Adorable

This book is so completely adorable it's hard to figure out where to begin. The story is about all our familiar monsters - such as Frankenstein, giants, dragons, trolls, even Nessie - and how all the children must go to school no matter which kind of...

Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0

Who doesn't love cats and birds?

This was an odd one. Cat and bird are trying to determine if they can be friends or not. Each take their turn telling the other what they can do for each other. Eventually, they realize they can help each other find things they like, but...

Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)  
 
5.0
Learning Value 
 
5.0

Wonderful

They really thought of everything. This origami kit is more than just folding paper, every part of it is designed to help kids learn important stories from the bible in a fun and creative way. No part of these lessons is left unplanned. The kit includes...

Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0

Science Book!!

Books about girls who love science are always winners! Cece and her friends are trying to win their adventure badges so they pack everything they can and head out on a camping trip with their mom. Once there, they do the typical things like setting up...

Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0

Sooo cute!

This book is absolutely adorable. Hannah is starting first grade and excited about making friends. Only, every time she tries, it doesn't work out. Her excitement tends to get the best of her and no one wants to be her friends. So, she's taught...

Overall rating 
 
3.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
3.0

Cute Story

Turtle and Tortoise Are Not Friends is a cute children's book that kids will like simply for the fact that it's about turtles. The turtle and the tortoise are born around the same time in a pen but determine they can't be friends because they are different animals. So, they...

Young Adult Indie
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

A one-sitting kind of read!

This book was so good. The Story: Mia and Carson have always hated each other. As Carson's brother's best friend, they've spent most of their lives circling each other, but never becoming friends themselves. Until now. After injuring Caron injures Mia in gym class...

Young Adult Fiction
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

Everything

This book is everything. The Story: Olivia and Aiden have good lives. Olivia has a boyfriend she loves and friends she cares about, but all of that is about to be ripped away when her aunt drops a bombshell that they need to move, leaving...

Young Adult Indie
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

Such a good read!

This story kept me engaged from the first page to the last. The Story: Violet is a new student at the Shelfbrook Academy boarding school. After a mix up with her room assignment due to her twin brother deciding not to enroll, she finds herself living...

Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

A good follow up!

A great sequel! The Story: The book picks up right where Over Ruled left off. Jade is the new queen and Nova is on the run, trying to find her family with Chael at her side. We get the story from both Jade and Nova's point...

Young Adult Fiction
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

All the Feels

This book... there aren't enough positive words to say about it. The story: Moving is the worst, but when you're a high school farm girl leaving everything you knew behind, it's much worse. This is Tess' life. When her father re-enlists in the military, the family...

Young Adult Indie
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

A sweet read.

A heartwarming tale of first love. The Story: Finley hasn't had it easy. Her mentally ill mother can't care for her in a way a mother should, forcing Finley to drop out of school to support them. When a truancy officer shows up at her home,...

Young Adult Indie
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
3.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0

Well Written

A well-written and unique take on an old tale. The Story: The prince of the Seelie court is the subject of a prophecy stating he will unite the fair and foul courts of the fey. In order to thwart the prophecy, the king of the Unseelie...

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