Reviews written by Michelle Lynn, Assistant Indie Manager

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October 06, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
So good!

The Story: Michael is running from the mistakes of his past, both his mistakes and the mistakes of others. Annie is living in a nightmare. When Michael shows up at her diner, shot and trying to hide it,...

October 06, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
And adorable own voices story.

The story: Just like her sisters before her, Winnie isn’t allowed to date in high school. With strict Thai parents, she’s always been a rule follower. Then her mom changes her mind, deciding Winnie needs practice with boys before going out into the real world....

September 29, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Beautiful Book

Beautiful book. This book is beautiful inside and out. That's the first thing a reader will notice. The artwork is incredible. It mixes an adorable style with one that's more artistic and what you get are images you'll want to stare at, picking up each part. Evie...

September 29, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
So cute!

So cute, and just in time for Christmas! This book had me at bears. From the front cover in, the artwork is gorgeous and completely adorable. Through clever rhyming we read the story of a family of bears preparing for Christmas. From wrapping gifts to...

September 29, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Adorable

So much fun. Disney Block is a board book for any age of Disney fan. Whether you're with a kid who is just starting to love these classics or a nostalgic adult, it's a pleasure to flip through the pages. There are about two pages for each...

September 28, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
An important story

Reviewed for YA Books Central And engaging story about how our differences shape our worldview. The Story: Allie and Brandon should be the perfect couple. On the outside that's exactly what they appear to be. And then...

September 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
What a ride!

The story: Ari and Eva are young members of a society based on the seven deadly sins, and they are, in fact, quite deadly. One can be executed for exhibiting any of them or humiliated. Some are exiled, but that is considered to be the...

August 23, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
A cute and fun romp.

A cute and fun romp. What’s better than a Hollywood romance between a rising star and the quiet girl next door? When she’s also his best friend. For most of Shannon’s life, she hasn’t thought she was worth much. Growing up the daughter of...

July 26, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Beautiful

Reviewed for YA Books Central Beautiful in every aspect. The book: This is a story about how the sun helped a little girl light up the sky in the absence of the moon at night. She feared her father wouldn't find his way home...

July 26, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Adorable and needed book.

A book so real it can be u comfortable at times. The story: Zelda doesn’t have a ton of experiences with boys, in particular with controlling boys. She attends an improv camp with her brother, and becomes the only girl to make the varsity...

July 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Adorable

This book is a winner the moment a reader lays eyes on that cover--and the title. My niece--who is picky about her books saw this one and asked if we could read it together. So, we did. There's a little dragon who is missing his parents and his...

July 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)  
 
5.0
Learning Value 
 
3.0
Kids Nonfiction
Very Cute

Super Cute Illustrations I wasn't expecting a board book when I first saw this, but as soon as I realized that was what it was, it turned into a super cute book I'd read a 1-2 year old. It covers an important topic--books and why we need...

July 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Kids Fiction
Such a cute story

This book is absolutely adorable. Dragons can suddenly show up wherever the characters are and they have to try and find a way to get rid of them. Each thing they try fails in cute and funny ways. In the end, the dragons leave on their...

July 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Creepy in the best way

An intriguing and twisty book. The story: Callie is just a girl who loves to surf. When her mom sends her to her uncle for the summer, her entire life changes. The uncle lives on an island surrounded by the most bizarre circus you...

July 05, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
Exciting start to a new series!

What a ride! The story: Tempest is our fierce heroine who wants nothing more than to become the first female house - one of the King’s personal soldiers. She’s been raised by the hounds and considers them uncles. But once she’s in, the king sets her off...

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