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16 09, 2017

SKETCHY REVIEW #1 • The Hate U Give

2017-09-16T12:59:56+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, News, Sketchy Reviews, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: , , , |

Welcome to our new column! In SKETCHY REVIEWS, we will be reviewing and celebrating some of our favorite books - giving you a treat for the mind and the eye, with our signature "only-a-little-nonsense" approach. Without further ado...   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas gave me, conversely, zero hate. What it did give [...]

9 08, 2017

Book of the Week: Gilded Cage

2017-08-09T10:17:56+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Fiction, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Staff Picks, Teen|Tags: |

Gilded Cage by Vic James Modern Britain is ruled by a magical elite, but those without the skill must give 10 years servitude in slave towns. Luke's parents decide the family will serve together once his little sister turns ten, but Luke is taken away and must find his own destiny...

22 04, 2017

I’d Tell you I Love you but then I’d have to Kill you

2017-07-22T11:21:13+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Kids, Teen|Tags: |

By Ally Carter. Cammie goes to boarding school, a very special boarding school where she and her friends are training to be spies.  They learn many useful skills: hand to hand combat, weapons training, surveillance, R&D; all the things a girl might need, but with one very large gap in their education: Boys.  But Cammie [...]