November 30, 2020

The Lost Jewels by Kirsty Manning (Review D. M. Lenseth)

Rating: 4.5/5 With a title like “The Lost Jewels” I was expecting a fast-paced caper, but instead Kirsty Manning presents a sweeping historical fiction that is […]
November 28, 2020

The Last Blue By Isla Morley (Review by Stacie Kitchen)

Rating: 3/5 The Last Blue by Isla Morley captures the spirit of an Appalachian Mountain community in the late 1930s. Jubilee Buford lives on the outskirts […]
November 26, 2020

The Ninja’s Blade by Tori Eldridge (Review by Madhura Mukhopadhyay)

Rating: 5/5 Lily Wong is in a host of trouble. Following her past run-in with the mafia, not only is she having trouble focusing but she […]
November 24, 2020

The Unravelling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R Sloan (Review by Lisa Albright)

Rating: 3 stars This book gives a backstage view into the lives of four young successful pop stars and the events that led to one of […]
November 22, 2020

The Light at the End of the Day by Eleanor Wasserberg (Review by Sharon Steinman)

Rating 3.75 The Light at the End of the Day was written by Eleanor Wasserberg. It is a historical fiction story that revolves around the Oderfeldt […]
November 20, 2020

Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five (Review by Paula Torontali)

Rating: 4.0 Stars From award-wining bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and Prison Reform Activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes an essential novel in verse about […]
November 18, 2020

House of Correction By Nicci French (Review by Lara Ferguson)

Rating: 5/5 Tabitha is pretty sure she didn’t kill anyone, yet here she sits, in this House of Correction, trying to put together the memory fragments […]
November 16, 2020

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran (Review by Madhura Mukhopadhyay)

Rating: 4/5 It’s 1990. Fourteen-year old Johanna Morrigan wants to be anybody but herself. She dreams of being wildly popular, making money and, most importantly, having […]
November 12, 2020

When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole (Review by Courtney Patterson)

Rating: 4/5 Long-time residents of Gifford Place, a predominantly Black neighborhood in Brooklyn, are being pressured on all sides to vacate their homes and businesses. As […]