We're Bickering Book Reviews or more accurately we're Becky and Sarah two people that work at the public library who love to read YA books. We also love to share are opinions about YA books. Sometimes only one of us will choose to share their opinion however sometimes both of us will share our opinions … Continue reading Hello and Welcome!
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I am always on the lookout for a good Raina Telgemeier read-a-like. I was thrilled when I found Just Pretend on NetGalley, but it didn't quite live up to my expectations. Title: Just PretendAuthor: Tori SharpNote: I received an eARC of this book from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest … Continue reading Just Pretend by Tori Sharp
Hi All! It's Becky. I love books with fake date romance plots, and I was very excited to read Counting Down With You by Tashie Bhuiyan. This book has a lot of amazing aspects, but it didn't quite live up to my expectations. Title: Counting Down With YouAuthor: Tashie BhuiyanNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: Karina … Continue reading Counting Down With You by Tashie Bhuiyan
Hey everyone, it's Sarah! I am looking for good graphic novels that have been recently published and this book has been getting lots of love. Title: Chef Yasmina and the Potato Panic Author: Wauter Mannaert Summary: Yasmina is an awesome chef, who likes to add fresh ingredients to her creations. He good friends both garden, … Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: Chef Yasmina and the Potato Panic by Wauter Mannaert
Hi Everyone! Its Becky. Welcome to Mock Monday: Printz Award. For anyone not familiar with the Printz Award it is an award given by the American Library Association for the best example of teen literature from the previous year. You can find more information here. Here is my selection: Title: Firekeeper's DaughterAuthor: Angeline BoulleySummary: Daunis Fontaine … Continue reading Mock Mondays: Printz Award
The video in which we kind of like An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi and we really liked The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren. We received eARCs of these book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PVqtBV_JOw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr5xME1qNPc
Hi Everyone! The Girls I've Been was recommended by a co-worker, and I thought it sounded great, but it didn't live up to my expectations. Title: The Girls I've BeenAuthor: Tess SharpeNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: Nora lives a quiet life with her sister, Lee, hiding her past from everyone. Nora … Continue reading The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I'm back to tell you about another book that should be considered for the 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards. This week I will be presenting Root Magic by Eden Royce as a Coretta Scott King Book Award contender. For those unfamiliar with the award it is given to African American author … Continue reading For Your Consideration: CSK
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I have a soft spot for Jane Austen retellings, and I was excited to read Pride and Premeditation, but unfortunately, it did not live up to my expectations. Title: Pride and PremeditationAuthor: Tirzah PrinceNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: Sixteen-year-old Lizzie Bennett dreams of joining her father's law practice, but proper young … Continue reading Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price
Happy Monday Everyone! It’s Becky and I am here to share with you my first pick of 2021 of a book that I feel should be considered for the Newbery Award. In case you’re not familiar with the award it is an award given out annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished … Continue reading Mock Mondays: Newbery Award
It's been five years! We have come a long way this year, but we still have further to go. This year has given new challenges but also new sucesses. Thank you everyone for hanging around! If you are new here, like us, subscribe, or leave a comment we love hearing from you. First Video: The … Continue reading Anniversary Edition!