Category Archive: Reviews

Review : Archie Comics

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I grew up reading the old Archie comics and seeing the escapades of Archie, Betty, and Veronica. So, of course when I saw that they were releasing new Archie comics that were updated… Continue reading

Review: Julia Vanishes

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Julia has the dangerous ability to remain unseen, not actually invisible, but a person’s senses will easily glance over her so she is easily able to blend into her surroundings. In Spira City… Continue reading

Review: Change Places With Me

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Rose wakes up one Sunday morning with a bright red light behind her eyes, an ache in her jaw, and feeling strangely happy and excited for change in her life. She tells her… Continue reading

Review: The Nameless City

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Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks. 9781626721562. 2016. Gr. 4-7. Nameless City is the first book in a new trilogy by acclaimed graphic novelist Faith Erin Hicks. The core of the story revolves… Continue reading

Review: One Child

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In One Child, Mei Fong, a journalist, compiled a compelling investigation into the impact of the one child policy implemented in China had on the future of the country and the rest of… Continue reading

Review: Pax

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Pax by Sara Pennypacker. 9780062377012. 2016. Gr 4-7. Lately, I have had a string of books I have started reading, but that have failed to “grab me” right away. I am one of… Continue reading

Review: The Pirate Pig

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If you have been reading my posts on Books in Bloom for a while, you have read about my daughter as a pre-schooler and as a kindergartener. Well, she is now a second… Continue reading

Review: Burning Midnight

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Burning Midnight has been my latest book that I have brought with me everywhere to read whenever I have time. This book has an intriguing premise about the near future where colored spheres… Continue reading

Series Review: Weird America

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I have always been fascinated with the odd, the weird, and the bizarre. I was the kid that could be found scouring the Guinness Book of World Records for interesting minutiae, reading Ripley’s… Continue reading

Review: Tommy: The Gun That Changed America

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Tommy: The Gun that Changed America by Karen Blumenthal. 9781626720848. 2015. Gr. 7-10. The Tommy gun became the weapon of choice during the law and order era of the 1920’s and 30’s especially… Continue reading