DOWNBURST by Katie Robison: Review and Giveaway

Robison, Katie. Downburst. Quil Books, 2011. Kit’s only goal is to stay alive. Right now, that means dodging brutal gangs while peddling fake I.D.s on the back streets of Winnipeg. But things get complicated when Kit sells a license to a girl named Aura—a girl who could almost be her twin. Caught in the wrong […]

book review: BETWEEN THE SEA AND SKY by Jaclyn Dolamore

Dolamore, Jaclyn. Between the Sea and Sky. New York: Bloomsbury, 2011. Similar Books: Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore; Sun, Mon, Ice, Snow by Jessica Day George; Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli; Forbidden Sea by Shelia A. Nielson; Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine For as long as Esmerine can remember, she has longed to join her older […]

book review: The Limit by Kristen Landon

Landon, Kristen. The Limit. New York: Aladdin, 2010. Similar Books: Shadow Children series by Margaret Peterson Haddix; THE MAZE RUNNER by James Dashner In a world not too far removed from our own, kids are being taken away to special workhouse if their families exceed the financial debt limit imposed by the government. Thirteen-year-old Matt […]

book review: Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde

Velde, Vivian Vande. Heir Apparent. Harcourt; 2002. Similar books: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner; Dark Lord of Derkholm by Dianna Wynne Jones; Across the Universe by Beth Revis. Synopsis and Snippet Giannine Bellisario is about to celebrate her 14th birthday. This year, she actually receives a present from her father on time. It is […]