Reviews written by Eden Grey

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July 24, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.5
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
3.0
Cute and quirky!

Lola is a cute, feisty little terrier dog that gets up to a lot of adventures. Lola and her little brother Zeke are very cute, relatable characters that kids will simply adore. Follow their child-like adventures, tattling on each other and getting into mischief. The dogs are fun, quirky, and...

July 23, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Delightfully expressive

WAITING is a subtle story about play, about time, and about acceptance. A group of animal toys stand waiting on a windowsill. Owl, pig, bear, puppy, and rabbit are good friends. Each waits for something different, and each is content to wait. The weather changes, the...

July 23, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Brilliantly imagined

In a village by the sea there is a family cooking dinner, waiting for the sun to set when father comes home from fishing. IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA is a brilliantly imagined new picture book written by Muon Van and illustrated by April Chu. With beautiful illustrations and...

July 23, 2015 (Updated: July 23, 2015)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Exceptionally imaginative!

Ernest D. is going on an adventure, and the pond behind his house is the portal to worlds he hasn't even imagined. Follow this brave boy as he explores the depths of his imagination. With sparse, yet impeccably chosen words, BEYOND THE POND is fantastically imaginative. The...

July 12, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Simply brilliant.

I CRAWL THROUGH IT is the weirdest book I've ever read. Period. Reminiscent of Haruki Murakami's singly unique style, King has delivered yet another standalone masterpiece. Personally, I have a hard time understanding metaphors in fiction, and I struggle with literary writing. I think this book...

July 12, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A must-read for teens.

This is a story about choices. Will is a real guy, who makes bad choices, good choices, and deals with the consequences. This is a story about realistic, coming-of-age decision making and the mistakes teens make. This is a book I wish I had had, as a teenager. I know...

June 27, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
Lovable and captivating

From debut children's author Jarvis comes a tale of the laziest dog in town and his curious misadventures that will surely have your tail wagging. Poor Dave just can't get a break! Instead of lazing about the house all day while Lilly is at school, Dave is...

June 27, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Curious and clever

A seemingly simple trip to grandma's becomes magical and wondrous in THE BUS RIDE by Marianne Dubuc. A little girl gets on the bus all by herself for the first time. She expects just a normal, boring trip, but this is anything but! The bus is...

June 26, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A touching story about family relationships and new beginnings

Perfect for teens looking for a touching story about family relationships and new beginnings, VERY IN PIECES follows Very through her senior year of high school. Veronica "Very" Sale-Woodruff is having a hard time dealing with her famous poet grandmother dying of cancer. She's having a...

June 26, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
A touching memoir that every teen will be able to relate to.

A touching memoir that every teen will be able to relate to, HONOR GIRL is the story of Maggie's most special summer at Camp Bellflower for Girls. Maggie's always been just another girl at camp, one who's just a little more into Backstreet Boys than anyone...

May 16, 2015 (Updated: May 18, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
The Summer Prince meets 1984 in this unique near-future novel

A wholly unique story told from the point of view of in-between Kivali - who everyone calls Lizard. In a near future that is eerily different from our own world, Kivali is sent to CropCamp for the summer. There she will learn to follow all the rules, work...

May 16, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
THE story about self-discovery and acceptance.

This is not like any story you've ever read about self-discovery and acceptance. This is THE story about self-discovery and acceptance. Aaron Soto doesn't like what's happening to him. He has a perfect girlfriend who has helped him cope with the grief of his father's recent suicide,...

May 09, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A powerful story of self-discovery and empowerment

Tretch is in love with his best friend, and he doesn't know what to do about it. Not only that, the bookstore girl crushing on him becomes his date to the New Year's dance, and his best friend gets a girlfriend. How does Tretch deal? With Ellie Goulding's Halcyon on...

May 09, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Daughter of Smoke & Bone meets Neverwhere in this fantasy adventure

DAUGHTER OF SMOKE & BONE meets Neil Gaiman's NEVERWHERE in this magical debut from Melissa Grey. THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT brings readers a fantasy world right under our noses, a centuries-old war between bird-people and dragon-people, and a clever little human girl caught in the middle. I absolutely loved the...

May 05, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.3
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Fun, adorable, and thrilling!

Love, dogs, mystery, and vocab tests are all important parts of Tor Maddox's first thrilling adventure. A teenager with enough motivation and energy to fuel a space shuttle, Torrance Olivia Maddox, fondly known as Tor, is the first to discover the secret to a new strain...

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