Reviews written by Bethany Wicker, Listings Manager & Staff Reviewer

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January 25, 2022
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Just as amazing as the first

Now that Roar knows there's more to her than just being ordinary, she needs to return to her kingdom as soon as possible. The only problem is that she's scared to tell everyone her true identity. Especially Locke. Throughout their journey, Roar and Locke have grown closer and closer. She's...

January 25, 2022 (Updated: January 25, 2022)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Unique Magical Fantasy

Aurora is the princess and heir to the Pavon kingdom, but she holds a secret that threatens her claim to the throne. For that reason, she must marry Cassius who is a neighboring prince with a lot of magic. While at first he seems like a great match for her,...

January 25, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Diverse Cast of Characters

After her summer internship falls through, Tahira is forced to travel to the country to stay with her aunt Shar. She needs something that looks good on paper so she can get into FIT, so she takes on the task of redesigning her aunts shop. But with her first idea...

January 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
For Young Creepshow Fans

In the first story, Randy and his friend Bill discover a glowing green figure in the woods while on a camping trip. While Randy tries to make sense of what they saw, Bill denies seeing anything. He believes it was planted there by the Communists. Thus, Randy is left friendless...

January 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
N/A
Inspiring for Young Journalists

Ruby Shamir adapts SHE SAID into a young adult version that is about Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey sharing their journey from their early days when they were writing about the Harvey Weinstein investigation. These two women are the perfect role models for young aspiring writers. They speak of feminism...

January 24, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Beautiful Manga Version of Macbeth

Macbeth is a war hero who is dedicated to his king. But when three witches appear before him, they explain how Macbeth will one day become king. He knows there's only one way that can happen and it's through the death of the king. Not knowing if he has it...

January 21, 2022
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
Young Adult Indie
Interesting Take on Magic

Skate is a thief and a member of an organization called The Ink. She steals items to sell through them and doesn't have the easiest life. She works for the boss and once you're in The Ink, there's no getting out. Being an orphan, The Ink is the only thing...

January 18, 2022
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
action-packed paranormal romance

Case grew up in foster care so has never really had a place that feels like home, until she starts working at the restaurant by her apartment. Even after being thrown into the supernatural world, she doesn't want to give up the bonds she's building with her coworkers, especially Ash....

January 06, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
Everything To Know About Biking

THE YOUNG CYCLIST'S COMPANION is a must have for children who are interested in any kind of biking and want to know more. This guide is broken down into sections and educates children on many different things they'll need to know about biking. The first one is all about finding...

January 05, 2022 (Updated: January 05, 2022)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Julie and the Phantoms Fan Must Have

This peek inside Julie's notebook is a must have for any JULIE AND THE PHANTOMS fan. With how often Julie writes in her notebook, it sparks the curiosity of what all is in there. In this book, we get to see the lyrics from their songs and other fun things,...

January 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
4.0
Learning Value
 
4.0
Kids Nonfiction
A Lesson on Etiquette at Dinner Parties

TERRIFIC TABLE MANNERS teaches children the appropriate way to act when invited to a formal dinner party. The hostess's name is Prudence and she's the picture of proper manners. It starts by sitting up straight and putting your napkin in your lap. There's even a layout of how the table...

January 05, 2022 (Updated: January 05, 2022)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Interesting Concept

In this book, J. M. Farkas takes the classic story of THE LITTLE MERMAID by Hans Christian Andersen and turns it to a poem with a different ending. When she was younger, she envisioned THE LITTLE MERMAID ending differently and now brings that to readers everywhere. Instead of changing who...

January 05, 2022
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
A Cute yet Spooky Read!

When strange things start happening, Sprite, Violet, and Leon must find out what's causing them. Not only are things moving on their own, but people, including Violet, are getting stuck with never-ending hiccups. Looking to their pixie book, they discover Buttercup and the Goblin are missing. They must find them...

January 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Interesting End to the Series

With the Dark Queen awakened, Guinevere will do anything to protect Camelot, including placing a magical barrier around it without her in it. This causes her to be captured by her enemies and Mordred. After everything that's happened, all Guinevere wants is to learn who she really is. She's tired...

January 04, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Creepshow for the Young Adults

CREEPSHOW: THE TAKER is a young adult horror that features two tales. The first is a story about a girl who's room is haunted by the previous resident with an intense backstory. The second is about a boy with an oddly smart pet parrot who seems to learn tricks a...

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