Category Archives: Tween

How to Read Greenglass House, A Guide

Greenglass House by Kate Milford Step 1: Purchase Greenglass House.  Go to your local indie bookstore or click on the link and order it, but it’s best to own it.  That way you can read it at the perfect moment … Continue reading

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Shadowshaper

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older Sierra is frustrated.  No one will tell her the whole truth. Manny asks her to paint a huge dragon mural on the side of a building and recruit a Haitian guy in her class to … Continue reading

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How I Became a Ghost

How I Became A Ghost by Tim Tingle Maybe you have never read a book written by a ghost before. Tingle’s opening line immediately lets you know that this is not a typical human meets ghost(s) and spooky antics ensue … Continue reading

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Anya’s Ghost

Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol What teenager couldn’t use a little help with high school? When Anya finds herself with a ghostly pal, she is not exactly thrilled, but when her ghost seems to have all the answers, how can … Continue reading

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Dirty Little Secrets

Dirty Little Secrets by c. j. omololu Dirty Little Secrets is like a TLC reality show, infused with a touch of extra melodrama and an uncomfortable romantic subplot. In other words, some people will be riveted and others will definitely … Continue reading

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The Day Before

The Day Before by Lisa Schroeder Different situations have brought Amber and Cade to the shore, but one thing is clear, they both need an escape.  After meeting at an aquarium, they spend the day together, filling it up with … Continue reading

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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith When I reached the last page of the book I sighed in contentment, because it was just so cute.  Which honestly, is a testament to my short memory, … Continue reading

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Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet

Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweetby Sherri Smith Ana’s middle school graduation day is going to be just perfect.  She’s Salutatorian and at night there’s going to be a school dance and a chance to finally connect with her crush Jamie Tabata. … Continue reading

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Bright Before Sunrise

Bright Before Sunrise by Tiffany Schmidt Jonah is at a new school in a wealthy town.  He has a new baby sister and a new ready-made family including his mom’s new husband.  He doesn’t want any part of it.  His … Continue reading

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Monsoon Summer

Monsoon Summer by Mitali Perkins When Monsoon Summer opened in Berkeley with a do-gooder mother planning a trip where she was going to give back to the orphanage she was adopted from in India, I sighed a little.  I mean … Continue reading

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