Knowing More than Just Three

tell me three thingsBook Title: Tell Me Three Things Review

Author: Julie Buxbaum

Genres:  YA, Contemporary Fiction

Pub Date: 4/5/16


Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week of junior year at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles. Just when she’s thinking about hightailing it back to Chicago, she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate the wilds of Wood Valley High School. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help? Continue reading “Knowing More than Just Three”

#TBT Book Review: Hatchet

61ojqdijykL._AC_US218_Title: Hatchet

Author: Gary Paulsen

Genre:  Young Adult, Coming of Age

Pub Date: Reissue, August 25, 2009


Brian is on his way to Canada to visit his estranged father when the pilot of his small prop plane suffers a heart attack. Brian is forced to crash-land the plane in a lake–and finds himself stranded in the remote Canadian wilderness with only his clothing and the hatchet his mother gave him as a present before his departure. 

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Review: The Hate U Give

the hate u giveBook Title: The Hate U Give
Author: Angie Thomas
Genres: Teen, Young Adult Fiction
Pub Date: 02/28/17

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Continue reading “Review: The Hate U Give”