The Wild Lands by Paul Greci

Seventeen-year-old Travis and his ten-year-old sister live in an Alaska that has been changed by man, earthquake, and fire. The US government has abandoned its people since the removal of the natural resources that once made The Last Frontier so valuable to the Lower 48. Sure, they sent buses and then ships to evacuate the... Continue Reading →

Friday Graphic Novel Double Feature. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. Fish Girl by David Wiesner and Donna Jo Napoli

These are two that I really enjoyed and wholeheartedly recommend. Fish Girl A young mermaid is trapped inside a boardwalk exhibit. Mute and warded over by her self-proclaimed protector, Neptune, she spends her days darting through the tanks trying to get visitors to spend their money. She looks out the windows to the world outside... Continue Reading →

Friday YA Graphic Novel Double Feature: Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner. Piper by Jay Asher (Author), Jessica Freeburg (Author), Jeff Stokely (Illustrator)

I usually like to have my Friday post be a couple books I can wholeheartedly recommend... This week, unfortunately I found these both kinda bleh. Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner Middler schooler AJ has a crush on Nia. AJ is scared. Nia likes vampires. AJ tries to get her interested by going to school dressed... Continue Reading →

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