As the ward and cousin of King Richard II (and the illegitimate daughter of King Richard I), Evangeline has spent her life locked away in a castle, well taken care of but longing for freedom beyond the stone walls holding her in.
Have you ever known that a book is a phenomenal work of literature, but you can't seem to really enjoy it? That sums up my experience with Hag-Seed.
In Charlotte Reagan's debut novel Just Juliet, readers are introduced to Lena, a high school senior who floats between the popular and misfit crowds.
Viviana is your ultimate high-achiever-- attending an elite school to prep her for college, striving to get into Stanford, working towards absolute perfection. But when her ex-boyfriend sends out nude photos of her, her family and social life begin to fall apart.
I wish that this book was already released so I could buy a bunch of copies and send them out to my friends with young daughters. Actually, I wish that this book was already released so I could buy a bunch of copies and send them to everyone I know. Because this is what being a girl is all about-- being authentically and unapologetically yourself, as many of us were as young children.
In Wonder Women, Sam Maggs introduces readers to under-recognized feminist icons from world history.
It's Friday, and you know what that means-- it's time for a run-down of what I'll be reading this weekend! TGIF!
In Every Day by David Levithan, readers are introduced to A, who does not have their own body, but instead wakes up each morning in the body of a different 16-year-old.
I absolutely adored Gayle Forman's If I Stay series, so I was naturally thrilled to get my hands on a copy of her debut adult novel Leave Me. I had high hopes for this book and thoroughly enjoyed getting a chance to read it!
We all have a story-- not just the story we tell when we shake someone's hand for the first time and say, "Hi, I'm so-and-so. I live here and work as a what-ya-call-it." A story comprised of the threads woven together within us, a story that holds the secrets of our past and our fears about the future. But sometimes that story cannot stay within-- those threads begin popping, for better or for worse. Sound familiar? It does for Charlie Davis, the seventeen-year-old protagonist of Kathleen Glasgow's debut young adult novel, Girl in Pieces.