Patron Saints of Nothing – book review

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay Mystery Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Filipino teenager Jay Reguero is all set to follow the path he’s supposed to – graduating from high school, going to college, finding a job, etc. Instead, he gets some really terrible news. His cousin, Jun, is dead. When Jay tries to learn more from his parents, they deflect, and Jay decides he will go all the way to … Read more

Oracle Code – book review

The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp illustrated by Manuel Preitano Graphic Novel Mystery * * * Stars (Pretty good) Meet Barbara Gordon (daughter of Commissioner Gordon in the Batman comics) as a teen hacker who is paralyzed from the waist down after being shot, and ends up in the Arkham Center for Independence for therapy/rehabilitation. While there, she becomes suspicious of the Center’s proprietors and begins looking into the files of several patients who suddenly … Read more

Camp Spirit – book review

Camp Spirit Axelle Lenoir Funny Graphic Novel LGBTQ Mystery Realistic Fiction Romance Supernatural It’s 1994 and Elodie is being shipped off to summer camp (in Canada) to be a counselor, so she can make some money for college. After her mom abandons her, Elodie has to figure out how to adapt to camp life – looking after her wild redheaded charges, dealing with shared staff bathrooms, making peace with nature (she’s more of an urban … Read more

Space Case – Read It and Rate It

Space Case Moon Base Alpha #1 by Stuart Gibbs Funny Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When 12-year-old Dashiell Gibson and his family get an opportunity of a lifetime, to live on the moon in a station, who could disagree? But, they discover very soon that life there is boring and lonely up until a scientist is found dead. Now it is up to Dashiell and his friends to uncover … Read more

Crowfield Curse – Read It and Rate It

The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh Fantasy Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “The Crowfield Curse” is a book about a boy named William (Will for short) who finds out he has The Sight. The Sight give shim the power to see the magical creatures of the forest, both good and bad. One day a man arrives at the abbey where Will is living. Will is left to solve the mystery … Read more

Origin – Read It and Rate It

Origin Corpus #1 by Jessica Khoury Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Pia is raised in secret, and in the middle of the rainforest, created to be immortal and thought she knew her purpose; to help create more immortals and begin a new race of humans that live forever. Her life rapidly changes as she discovers a hole in the confining and electrified fence that she crawls … Read more

I Was Here – Read It and Rate It

I Was Here by Gayle Forman Mysery Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book is about a girl named Megan who committed suicide. Her best friend Cody is very shocked by this because she thought Megan was fine. So Cody goes to the University Megan was at and empties out all of her things. While traveling and emptying her room out she finds out some things about Megan … Read more

Hit and Run – Read It and Rate It

Hit and Run by Lurlene McDaniel Mystery Romance Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) If you like mystery books this is the one you should read. Laurie knows it is too good to be true when the most popular guy at school asks her out. He drove her home drunk and they hit what they thought was a deer, but it was a person. This book questions the reader and brings them to … Read more

Leaving – Read It and Rate It

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando Adventure Mystery Science Fiction Suspense Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This book in one word is SUSPENSEFUL!!! You will never want to put this book down because it keeps you on the edge of your seat the whole time. Even if you are on a beanbag chair. I have never really liked these sorts of books that give you no clue of what is going … Read more

Originals – Read It and Rate It

The Originals by Cat Patrick Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The main characters of the book are Lizzie, Ella, and Betsey – they are identical triplets. The three sisters were cloned as babies and put into their mother’s womb. When the girls turned nine they had one identity, Elizabeth Best. The girls take turns going to school, dating, and doing extracurricular activities. They soon realize that … Read more

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