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!
Hey everyone, it's Sarah! In the wake of the 2016 political election, there has been a flurry of politically minded books published. Everyday I am putting books on the new display that feature one candidate or another from the election. The country is still having difficulty with the election results even a year later. A … Continue reading New Book Review: Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution by Bernie Sanders and Kate Waters
Hey everyone, it's Sarah! Victoria Jamieson is back and continuing to rock her super cool graphic novel concepts. I loved Roller Girl. Jamieson brought some great exposure to roller derby and its positive impacts. In this new graphic novel, she brings the focus to Medieval Faires a concept even closer to my heart. Summary: Imogen, … Continue reading Tween Book Review: All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson
Summary: Tanner Scott is from a very progressive family. Tanner's family accepts everything about him especially his bi-sexuallity. However, when his PFLAG proud parents move Tanner from California to conservative Utah Tanner has to hide part of himself from the world. Three years, later Tanner has kept his sexuality a secret from his classmates and … Continue reading New Book Review: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren
Skye Thorn has a simple goal: to get out of her small rural hometown in Michigan. Skye will do whatever it takes to move with her best friend, Drew, to New York. But Skye has no money barely scrapping by on her burger place job and giving fake tarot card readings to her classmates. Then … Continue reading New Book Review: The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook
I was blown away by this author's last novel, so he had some pretty big shoes to fill. I have only read of his books and this new novel felt very different than the others. Marcelo in the Real World and Memory of Light both had serious internal growth occurring throughout the novel, Disappeared was … Continue reading New Teen Book Review: Disappeared by Francisco X. Stork
Shout out to Bloomsbury, the publicists working that booth at BEA were stellar. They were super helpful and they helped me find my way to this novel, so score! I was drawn in by the colors and illustrations on the cover of this book. Once I started reading about the main character, Zig, I realized … Continue reading New Tween Book Review: The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner-Spoilers!
Hi Everyone! It's Becky. I received a copy of this new middle-grade book at BEA and here are my thoughts. Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill Release Date: September 12 Summary: Rose Brutigan is a cello prodigy, a straight-A student who has skips several grades, and almost six feet tall. She doesn't fit in … Continue reading Tween Book: Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill
Invictus by Ryan Graudin Release Date: September 26 Summary: Farway, Far, McCarthy was born outside of time. His mother was a time traveller from the future who fell in love with a man from the past and Far was born while she was on a mission. Far has grown up with the goal of following … Continue reading New Book: Invictus by Ryan Graudin