On Fictional Female Friendship

Before I say anything else, let me draw your attention to the title and clarify that when I say “Fictional Female Friendship” (whoa the alliteration), I’m talking about female friendship that appears in fiction and not implying that female friendship is fictional (which if you read enough YA novels can persuade you …

Review: The Tapper Twins Go to War (The Tapper Twins #1) by Geoff Rodkey

Hardcover, 240 pages Published April 7th 2015 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Publisher Those of you who are lucky enough to be only children probably don’t understand the agony that truly annoying siblings can create. (I love both my brothers but dude, sometimes. Sometimes.) Meet the Tapper twins: …

The Cover Wars

Okay, so this is not YA but since crossover month is coming up, we can cover war (which is now a verb, Janet) over it. Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s vision of a world far beyond Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to reveal the truth about our …

Dreaming Big in Dream a Little Dream by Kerstin Gier (translated by Anthea Bell)

Hardcover, 336 pages Expected publication: April 14th 2015 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Source: Publisher Dream a Little Dream is the latest offering from Kerstin Gier who is a German author best known for her Ruby Red trilogy which has been translated into twenty-five languages including English. The translator …