See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng, Dial (Penguin), $16.99, on our shelves now   I loved this! It’s funny (that dog!), it’s sad (Alex!), it’s compelling… I could list good things forever. Outstanding for everyone – ten years and up, all the way to adult.   Alex Petroski, eleven years old (but thirteen… Continue reading Cosmic!

Can Love Heal the Broken?

Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland, Putnam, $17.99 – on our shelves now This startling young adult romance totally grips the reader from the start – and it’s a devastatingly brilliant, darkly romantic read. There’s a line between being charmingly eccentric and genuinely eccentric and Grace Town is on the wrong side of that line.… Continue reading Can Love Heal the Broken?

Life As ‘America’s Fattest Teen’

Holding up the Universe, Jennifer Niven, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, on our shelves now A wonderful YA that doesn’t shirk at showing difficult choices and the consequences when you make the wrong one. Where do you go after you’ve been dubbed: ‘America’s Fattest Teen’, and the whole nation has watched your home being destroyed… Continue reading Life As ‘America’s Fattest Teen’