Monthly Archives: December 2013

When I Was the Greatest – Jason Reynolds

Set in a Brooklyn neighborhood, Ali strives to do the right thing, respecting his hard working single mother and caring for his sassy sister. Ali becomes friends with brothers Noodles and Needles from the dilapidated house next door who are … Continue reading

Posted in highly recommend, realistic fiction

Revolutionary – Alex Myers

Deborah Samson had served her indenture only to find that she was still not allowed to live as she wished. Society insisted that she have a master. Earning her living as a weaver, sitting in a corner of the tavern, … Continue reading

Posted in adult, biography, highly recommend

These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Lilac LaRoux is the beautiful daughter of the most powerful corporate owner in the universe. She is riding on one of his interdimensional space ships when it suddenly lurches out of hyperspace. She and the young military hero, Tarver, get … Continue reading

Posted in science fiction