Hi Everyone! It's Becky, again. I was given a copy of Impostors by Scott Westerfeld at Book Expo of America but never got a chance to read it. I had the ARC sitting on my shelf for almost seven month until I finally got a chance to listen to the audio book. Here is my take … Continue reading TBR Update: The Impostors by Scott Westerfeld
Hi Everyone! It's Becky, again. I just finished listening to the latest Jason Reynold's book, Lu. I have been a fan of this series since Ghost was released so I had high expectations for this book and I was not disappointed. Title: Lu Author: Jason Reynolds Note: I listened to the audio book. Summary: Lu … Continue reading Lu by Jason Reynolds
Hiya, it's Sarah! I received this as an eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I was interested to see what this Printz honor winner had up his sleeve. Also, the cover looked interesting and had potential for mixed media. While there were illustrations along the way, it did not have as great … Continue reading Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
The awards have been announced! You can find all the details of this year's winners on the ALA Youth Media Award site. Many of this year's winners were featured on Bickering Book Reviews. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo This year's Printz winner was The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo was featured on our Mock … Continue reading ALA Youth Media Awards Announced!
Hey everyone, it's Sarah! I received this ARC from my annual librarian book buzz from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. It was one of the few that stood out to me as one of the most interesting. I liked Nielsen’s Horizon book and knew she could write, so I was excited to … Continue reading Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Hi All! It's Becky. I just read the graphic novel The Best We Can Do by The Bui and I was quite taken with the story and the illustrations. Here are my thoughts: Title: The Best We Could Do Author: Thi Bui Summary: After the birth of her child Thi Bui investigates her family's history from her … Continue reading The Best We Can Do by Thi Bui
Hi All! It's Becky, again. I just finished the newest Lauren Oliver book Broken Things. I had an odd reaction to this one. Here are my thoughts: Title: Broken Things Author: Lauren Oliver Note: I listened to the audio book. Summary: Five years ago Summer Marks was murdered. Summer was killed in the same way as … Continue reading Broken Things by Lauren Oliver
Hey everyone, it's Sarah! I received this ARC at our annual librarian book buzz, it is the first in a series about the New York Public Library. I received it in exchange for an honest review. I was first intrigued by the premise because the author incorporated true historical aspects of the New York Public … Continue reading The Story Collector by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb
Can you believe that we are almost a whole month into 2019? The best part of the new year? New books! Here is a list of the books we're most looking forward to in February. Becky's List Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers Release Date: February 5 I loved Robin LaFevers His Fair Assassins and I am looking forward … Continue reading What We’re Excited About: February Books!