Kim Baccellia, Staff Reviewer

Our Shadows Have Claws: 15 Latin American Monster Stories
 
5.0
"What worked: I'm a huge fan of short story anthologies,..."
These Fleeting Shadows
 
4.0
"What worked: Creepy, surreal story of Helen Vaughan and a..."
Funeral Girl
 
4.7
"What worked: Engaging portrayal of a girl dealing with death..."
That Summer Night on Frenchmen Street
 
5.0
"Jessamine Monet feels it's important to be there for her..."
Hope Wins: A Collection of Inspiring Stories for Young Readers
 
4.0
"What worked: Inspiring collection of short stories with a theme..."
True History The Legacy of Jim Crow
 
4.7
"What worked: Compact detailed history behind Jim Crow laws that..."
Echoes of Grace
 
5.0
"Grace struggles to understand her gift of 'echoes' where she..."
Stealing Infinity (Stealing Infinity, #1)
 
4.7
"Natasha Clarke knows she should listen to her friend Mason's..."
Youngblood
 
4.0
"Kat Finn lives and works with mortals while barely making..."
The Meaning of Pride
 
4.3
"Colorful celebration of what Pride means shown through LGBTQA+ role..."
Dead Flip
 
3.0
"What worked: Stranger Things meets Stephen King. Only in this..."
The Summer of Bitter and Sweet
 
5.0
"Lou is biracial-half white and half Metis/Michif and works the..."
A Phoenix First Must Burn
 
4.3
"What worked: Engaging collection of fantasy short stories that celebrate..."
Girl Overboard
 
4.0
"Izzy's not too excited to go on a Bermuda cruise..."
Sanctuary: Kip Tiernan and Rosie's Place, the Nation's First Shelter for Women
 
5.0
"What worked: True story of Kip Tiernan and her message..."
The Weight of Blood
 
4.7
"What worked: Chilling, horror story of racism, bullying, and what..."
I Am The Ghost In Your House
 
4.3
"Seventeen-year-old Pie isn't like any other girl. She's invisible. Pie..."
Yonder
 
4.0
"Thirteen-year-old Danny Timmons looks up to Jack Bailey after he..."
The Noh Family
 
4.3
"After submitting a DNA test as a 'joke', eighteen-year-old Chloe..."
I Guess I Live Here Now
 
4.3
"What worked: Fresh, exciting story set in Seoul, Korea. All..."
Howl
 
5.0
"What worked: Engaging horror tale of a teen who insists..."
This Rebel Heart
 
4.3
"What worked: Lyrical, heartbreaking historical where magic and reality merge...."
Rima's Rebellion: Courage in A Time of Tyranny
 
4.7
"What worked: Powerful, evocative tale told in verse that is..."
Healer & Witch
 
4.3
"What worked: Engaging fantasy of a girl who struggles with..."
The Most Dazzling Girl in Berlin
 
5.0
"What worked: Heartwrenching, powerful historical of a queer girl trying..."
Encyclopedia Of Ordinary Things
 
3.7
"What worked: Fun collection behind the history of ordinary things..."
All Signs Point To Yes
 
4.0
"Great collection of short multicultural romance stories based on astrological..."
Love
 
4.5
"What worked: Eloquent, lyrical portrayals of different types of love..."
Loveboat Reunion
 
4.0
"What worked: Enjoyable follow-up to LOVEBOAT, TAIPEI. In this satisfying..."
Tokyo Dreaming
 
4.7
"What worked: I loved this sequel to TOKYO EVER AFTER...."
National Geographic Kids: Stacey Abrams
 
5.0
"What worked: I'm a huge fan of Stacey Abrams and..."
Our Crooked Hearts
 
5.0
"What worked: Mesmerizing paranormal where dual timelines of secrets convey..."
Wakers (1) (The Side Step trilogy)
 
3.3
"What worked: Intriguing plot of teen side-stepper, Laz, who is..."
La Tierra De Las Grullas (Land of the Cranes) Spanish Edition
 
5.0
"What worked: Powerful, haunting tale of nine-year-old Betita's time in..."
Hunting by Stars (The Marrow Thieves, #2)
 
5.0
"What worked: Powerful, haunting dystopia where Native Americans are harvested..."
Red Stars
 
4.0
"What worked: Fascinating novel of twins who are separated when..."
Carla and the Christmas Cornbread
 
5.0
"What worked: I loved this Christmas picture book! Beautifully illustrated..."
Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall
 
4.5
"What worked: Intriguing true story of Virginia Hall. She refused..."
Faith: Greater Heights
 
3.7
"What worked: Satisfying conclusion to a new plus-sized superheroine. I..."
Freewater
 
5.0
"What worked: Strong, inspiring historical of two enslaved children's escape..."
The Kindred
 
3.7
"Seventeen-year-old Joy Abara, a Hali commoner, and Felix Hamdi, a..."
Child of the Flower-Song People: Luz Jimenez, Daughter of the Nahua
 
5.0
"Beautifully illustrated biography of Luz Jimenez. I totally love books..."
The Monarchs
 
4.0
"This sequel picks up right where THE RAVENS ends. Scarlett..."
Run :Book One (Run, 1)
 
5.0
"What worked: Powerful recollections of Congressman John Lewis and his..."
So, This Is Christmas
 
4.3
"Finley decides that the prestigious New England prep school she's..."
Last Night At The Telegraph Club
 
5.0
"Lily is seventeen-years-old and lives in Chinatown in the early..."
The Chosen One
 
5.0
"Echo is the first in her family to not only..."
Cold War Correspondent ( Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #11) A Korean War Tale
 
5.0
"What worked: I love these graphic novels that touch on..."
From Dust A Flame
 
4.3
"When Hannah turns seventeen, she wakes up to her body..."
Rules For Vampires
 
4.0
"One hundred and eleven-year-old Eleonora, 'Leo' ends up causing a..."