The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

This is a riveting historical novel, just published in June, by Kate Quinn. It is the intertwined stories of a young American woman who is searching for a missing cousin in the aftermath of the Second World War, and an older, embittered, broken English/French woman...

Write This Down by Claudia Mills

Technically, this “What I’m Reading” post is another “What I Just Finished Reading Because I Couldn’t Put It Down” post. Not only is it well done in terms of expressing a middle-grader’s feelings and thoughts, and the...

The Distance to Home by Jenn Bishop

Actually, I read this one so quickly (it’s that good) that I didn’t get to post it while I was reading it. I highly recommend this one. Title: The Distance to Home Author: Jenn Bishop Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016 Genre: MG Fiction Links:...

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

This book is intense, moving, powerful — I wish everyone would read it. (Everyone old enough to read YA, that is.) Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Publisher: New York: Balzer & Bray, 2017 Genre: YA Links: Huffington Post “Why Everyone...