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Wildings by Eleanor Glewwe Review

4Q 4P M J Glewwe, Eleanor. Wildings. Viking/Penguin Random House, 2016. 336p. $16.99. 978-0-451-46885-7. Twins Rivka and Arik have been brought up in a system that requires all children to be tested for magic on their tenth birthday.  Most have... (Continue reading)

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Still Life with Tornado by A. S. King Review

5Q 4P J S King, A. S. Still Life with Tornado. Dutton/Penguin Random House, 2016. 304p. $17.99. 978-1-101-99488-7. Sarah is sixteen but meets herself at ages ten, twenty-three, and forty as she begins to completely unravel in this powerful novel. She... (Continue reading)

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Online-Only Book Reviews Archives

Click on the “This Week in Reviews” links to access the full reviews and ratings of the titles listed below each link. This Week in Reviews: May 9, 2012 Banks, Anna. Of Poseidon. Feiwel & Friends, 2012. 336p. $17.99. 978-1-250-00332-4. Deckert,... (Continue reading)

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THIS WEEK IN REVIEWS May 9, 2012

FICTION 1Q 2P M J Deckert, Tempany, and Tristan Bancks.  Its Yr Life. Random House Australia, 2012. 282p. $11.99 Trade pb. 978-1-74166-397-6. In a school project to raise cultural awareness, two teens are paired up to become e-mail buddies.  Milla is... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews: April 13, 2012

FICTION 3Q 2P S A/YA Ash, Maureen. A Deadly Penance: A Templar Knight Mystery. Berkley/Penguin, 2011. 288p. $14. Trade pb. 978-0425243367. Nicolaa de la Haye has invited guests to the castle to celebrate the opening of a home for orphans.... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews: APRIL 1, 2012 (no kidding!)

FICTION 3Q 4P J S Edwards, Eve. The Queen’s Lady: The Lacey Chronicles, Book 2. Delacorte/Random House, 2012. 336p. PLB $20.99. 978-0-375-98975-9. $17.99. 978-0-385-74091-3. Eighteen-year-old Lady Jane Rievaulx has collected a number of enemies. Recently widowed and beginning her service... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews: March 17, 2012

TOP O’ THE MORNIN’ TO YA! FICTION: 4Q 3P S Booth, Coe. Bronxwood. Push/Scholastic, 2011. 320p. $17.99. 978-0439925341. In the author’s first book, Tyrell (Push, 2007/VOYA April 2007), the titular character struggles to hold his family together while his father... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews: December 8, 2011

FICTION 3Q 3P M Kessler, Liz. A Year Without Autumn. Candlewick, 2011. 304p. $15.99. 978-0763655952. At the end of every summer, Jenni and her family pack up the car and drive to their condo at Riverside Village. Everything is rather... (Continue reading)

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This Week In Reviews: November 28, 2011

FICTION 3Q 2P M Bosch, Pseudonymous. You Have to Stop This: The Secret Series. Little, Brown, 2011. 352p. $16.99. 978-0316076265. Fans of the first four titles in the Secret series will likely appreciate this final installment which finally reveals (somewhat)... (Continue reading)

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This Week in Reviews: November 17, 2011

FICTION 4Q 4P M J S Haines, Kathryn Miller. The Girl Is Murder. Roaring Brook/Macmillan, 2011. 352p. $16.99. 978-1596436091. Iris Anderson has taken a giant leap from her former life.  Formerly a private school girl on the Upper East Side,... (Continue reading)

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