2016 is almost over and it is time to make resolutions for 2017. We at Bickering Books decided that we need to make reading resolutions to guide us with our reading in 2017.Becky's Resolutions1. I will not make myself finish a series of books that have gone from being delightful to irritating. I will knowledge … Continue reading Our New Years Reading Resoultions
Can you believe that it is almost 2017? 2016 feels like it just started! We're getting ready to welcome in the new year and here is a list of books that we think will get 2017 off to a good start. Becky's ListLong Way Home by Katie McGarryRelease Date: January 31This is third book in … Continue reading What We’re Excited About: January Books!
The video in which we discuss our issues of "Still Life with Tornado" by A.S. King.
It's party time for all of the Capricorns out there! Happy birthday! If you were born between December 22nd and January 19th, you are a Capricorn. Those who fall under this sign are known as goal oriented, who have discipline and patience. However, don't get in the way of a Capricorn and their goals. Those … Continue reading What’s Your Sign: Capricorn Books
Winter Town by Stephen Emond Evan and Lucy, best friends, only see each other one week every year. Lucy’s parents divorced and her mother moved away. Lucy comes back to town each Christmas through New Year to stay with her father. Ivy League bound and uptight Evan is a stark contrast to Lucy the casual … Continue reading YA Book Review: Winter Town by Stephen Emond
What's It About: Lily is a girl living in a boy's body. Dunkin is a boy with a history of mental illness with a family going through a troubling time. The two meet and make a connection but they are quickly pulled apart by the politics of middle school. Separately, they must navigate their changing … Continue reading Spotlight on Diverse YA Books-Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart
The video in which we get into the Christmas spirit with The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily with Rachel Cohn and David Levithan.
I have been tearing through many potential Printz, Newbery, and Caldecott hopefuls that I was super excited to just take a break and read something for fun. While Girls Like Me wasn't the fluffy book I had expected, the beautiful prose made it a something wonderful to savor.Girls Like Me by Lola St. Vil Shay's … Continue reading Girls Like Me by Lola St. Vil Review
The video in which we try to decide if the "Sun is Also a Star" by Nicola Yoon was the best YA book of 2016.
Lily Bennet's life is changing. Her boyfriend just broke up with her for her best friend. Her father just left her mother for his much younger (and pregnant) secretary causing Lily and her mother have moved to a new town to live in the guest house of her domineering grandmother. She is in a new … Continue reading Forever, Again by Victoria Laurie