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Stolen

This book is about a girl named Gemma who has been stalked her whole life by a man named Ty. Ty has always felt like Gemma was the perfect one for him. One day, in London airport, Gemma sees a familiar face, as if she’s seen him many times before and they went on the …

LeBron

“LeBron” by Jeff Benedict is a biography about the life of LeBron James leading up to his career in the NBA. Benedict covers everything from when LeBron was growing up to when he was signing endorsement deals before being drafted into the NBA! There are some interesting stories and pieces of LeBron’s life that not …

Moonwalk

This is an amazing autobiography because of the detail about Michael Jackson’s life growingup as a child star, to becoming the world-renowned “King of Pop”. It’s insane the work thathe had to put in to become what he is. This book talks about the making of his albums andthe people he worked with along the …

One Punch

One Punch by Julie Fison is a thought-provoking contemporary novel, discussing the inner turmoil that can occur when one goes against their ethics to protect their own. We are quickly introduced to the character Yasmin and her son Daniel, who has been a victim of assault in a “One Punch” accident. We also meet the …

We Didn’t Think It Through

The book ‘We Didn’t Think It Through’ was very well written and Jamie’s story was easy to follow. Most of the characters were likeable however one of his friends that he trusted the most got the  three of them into a mess that landed them in a tough spot.  Jamie’s journey felt realistic as he …

The Sinister Booksellers of Bath 

The second instalment of a thrilling new young adult fantasy series by Australian author Garth Nix, The Sinister Booksellers of Bath continues the story of The Left-handed Booksellers of London. Set in an alternate 1980s London, a few months after the events of the first book, become reintroduced to the wonderfully strange extended family of …

We Could Be Something

“We Could Be Something” by Will Kostakis is a story about love and choice, about choice to love,about accepting and giving love from others and to others. It is also a cozy place you want to returnwith its special atmosphere of a Greek café with a charismatic owner Gina, grandma of Harvey, whomakes “all the …

A Forgery of Roses

A Forgery of Roses by Jessica S. Olson is an extremely captivating, standalone young adult, light magic, mystery. Stalking Jack the Ripper meets The Picture of Dorian Gray, as main character Myra’s unique ability in painting provokes unwanted interest in her magical talent. Many surprising twists and turns that invite the reader to continue into …

An Ember in the Ashes

The novel begins with a country/territory suffering because they’ve been invaded and enslaved. Laia is living in poverty with her brother and grandparents, surviving by selling jam and healing people. When tragedy strikes, Laia jumps at the opportunity to try and save them, even if it means putting her life on the line. We also …

The Counselors

When you are surrounded by people you’ve known for the best parts of your life, deciding if one of them might be a killer isn’t an easy task. Jessica Goodman’s ‘The Counselors’ is an engaging summer camp mystery, delving into contrasting worlds that are meant to be kept apart. When worlds collide hidden aspects of …