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CLOSED: Book Review & Giveaway: Spaceheadz Book #1, by Jon Scieszka

Spaceheadz, a middle reader book released by Simon & Schuster this summer, might just feature any 5th grade boy’s worst nightmare…OR dream come true. That’s because...

Book Review: Crossed Wires, by Rosy Thornton

Back in May I received an email with perhaps the most enticing subject line for an avid reader: “May I send you a book?” I had been wading through several review obligations and...

Book Review: The Servants’ Quarters, by Lynn Freed

Out of the blue one afternoon, I received notice that I had been accepted into the Amazon Vine Program. What’s curious is that I had never applied for the program, in fact I was only...

Review: The Rest of Her Life, by Laura Moriarty

The Rest of Her Life was not supposed to be next in my review pile. I received a copy – thanks to Book Club Girl! – in preparation for the live chat with author Laura Moriarty...

Review: The Islands of Divine Music, by John Addiego

A partial summary from the publisher of Islands of Divine Music, Unbridled Books: The Islands of Divine Music is a novel of five generations of an Italian-American family finding its place...

Review: Silver, by Edward Chupack

Edward Chupack’s Silver takes place long after the adventure on Treasure Island. Long John Silver has been captured, and is confined to his cabin, bound on his own Linda Maria to...

Review: The Wonder Singer, by George Rabasa

According to writer Mark Lockwood, there’s no shame in being called a hack, a hired gun. They get the job done, he says. But his ability to churn out product is not what drives...

Book Review: Heir to the Glimmering World, by Cynthia Ozick

I am completely dumbfounded. Bewildered. Confused. Phrases like “witty,” “wise,” and “a rollicking story” pepper the back cover of Cynthia Ozick’s...