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 all! It's Becky. I am a big fan of the holiday season, which in my house (because of a legally binding agreement with my family) starts the day of Thanksgiving. Here is a list of some great holiday books paired with great holiday mocktails to make your holidays a little brighter. Orange Cranberry Mimosa … Continue reading Reading with a Side of…
Hi All! It's Becky. I have read the entire Well Met series by Jen Deluca and have had mixed reactions to the books. The newest book in the series, Well Matched, didn't change my feelings about this series. Title: Well MatchedAuthor: Jen DeLucaNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: April Parker has spent the last seventeen years … Continue reading Well Matched by Jen DeLuca
Hi All! It's Becky. I have read a ton of picture books over the past few weeks, and here are I found two I would like to share. Title: Chez BobAuthor and Illustrator: Bob Shea Summary: Bob is a lazy alligator who just wants to eat birds. Bob opens a birdseed restaurant on his snot … Continue reading Picture Book Round-Up
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: A Sitting in St. JamesAuthor: Rita … Continue reading Mock Mondays: Printz Award
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I just finished listening to the audiobook of The Anti-Book by Raphael Simon. The book had a great message, but I'm not sure about the intended audience. Title: The Anti-BookAuthor: Raphael SimonNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: Mickey is mad at his family, his life, the world. Mickey gets a notebook that … Continue reading The Anti-Book by Raphael Simon
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I love holiday books, and I was thrilled when I found a new romance based around Hanukkah. The Matzah Ball was a cute book but didn't quite live up to my hopes. Title: The Matzah BallAuthor: Jean MeltzerNote: I listed to the audiobook. Summary: Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt is the daughter of an acclaimed … Continue reading The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer
Hi All! It's Becky. I was browsing through Overdrive looking with a fun book, and I was excited when I found Varsity Heartbreaker. This book had a lot of promise but didn't quite live up to my expectations. Title: Varsity HeartbreakerAuthor: Ginger ScottNote: I listened to the audiobook. Summary: June's best friend through childhood was Lucas, … Continue reading Varsity Heartbreaker by Ginger Scott
Happy Monday Everyone! It’s Becky and I am here to share with you another one of my picks 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 … Continue reading Mock Mondays: Newbery Award
Happy Almost November Everyone! We’re trying to adjust to the shorter days and colder weather the best way we can…with new books! Here are just a few books being released in November that we can’t wait to read! Gilded by Marissa MeyerRelease Date: November 2 I love Marissa Meyer's fantasy books. Her Lunar Chronicle series … Continue reading What We’re Excited About: November Books!