A Funny Thing Happened on the way to School

Posted on: July 30, 2015 at 1:47 pm, in

By Davide Cali and Illustrated by Benjamin ChaudFrom the very first page I found myself giggling. A funny thing happened on the way to school is the story of a boy telling his teacher the simple reason he is late for school. Readers are taken on an action packed adventure through time and space. Excuse […]

If I Were You

Posted on: July 21, 2015 at 8:56 pm, in

by Leslie Margolis Best friends Katie and Melody envy each others lives because they are under the impression that the other one leads the perfect life. Katie has two younger stepbrothers whom she babysits for and it is always noisy at her house. Melody, on the other hand, lives in a mansion and always wears […]

The Traveling Circus

Posted on: July 21, 2015 at 9:00 am, in

The Traveling Circus  by Marie-Louise Gay Marie-Louise Gay has written a series of books in which Charlie and his family travel the world.  There’s Travels With My Family, On the Road Again, Summer in the City and the latest installment, The Travelling Circus. Charlie’s parents are quite adventurous and often take their children to obscure […]

I Was Here

Posted on: July 20, 2015 at 10:00 am, in

by Gayle Forman18-year-old Cody’s world is shaken to the core when her best friend, Meg, commits suicide while away at college. Cody and Meg were so close that they grew up like sisters, so it is no wonder that Cody’s grief is amplified by the fact she had no idea her best friend was suicidal. […]

Americanah

Posted on: July 13, 2015 at 4:37 pm, in

Americanah  by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sweeping love story meets meditation on race relations: this is Adichie at her best.   Ifemelu grows up in Nigeria and in high school, meets Obinze, the love of her life.  Sounds cliché, but Adichie’s writing makes it so real, so heartfelt, that even the most jaded readers will want […]

Cross-Stitch Before Dying : an Embroidery Mystery

Posted on: July 11, 2015 at 4:42 pm, in

By Amanda LeeWhen a Bollywood starlet is found murdered all suspicion is on Beverly, the costume designer. What does this have to do with our main character Marcy, you might be asking yourselves. Well Beverly just happens to be Marcy’s mother. Set in quiet Tallulah Falls; Beverly suggested the location for the filming of a […]

Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking: a 14-day mystery

Posted on: July 10, 2015 at 4:10 pm, in

By Erin DionneDo you love a good mystery? Well then, Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne may just be what you’re looking for. This treasure-hunt story is based on the real events of an art heist. Our main character, Moxie, and her best friend Ollie have a great summer planned. They […]

Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking: a 14-day mystery

Posted on: July 10, 2015 at 4:10 pm, in

By Erin DionneDo you love a good mystery? Well then, Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne may just be what you’re looking for. This treasure-hunt story is based on the real events of an art heist. Our main character, Moxie, and her best friend Ollie have a great summer planned. They […]

Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking: a 14-day mystery

Posted on: July 10, 2015 at 4:10 pm, in

By Erin DionneDo you love a good mystery? Well then, Moxie and the art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne may just be what you’re looking for. This treasure-hunt story is based on the real events of an art heist. Our main character, Moxie, and her best friend Ollie have a great summer planned. They […]

The Husband’s Secret

Posted on: July 8, 2015 at 4:09 pm, in

The husband’s secretby Liane MoriartyCecilia Fitzpatrick accidentally comes across a letter her husband wrote to her after the birth of their first child. However, the envelope says not to open the letter unless he’s dead, and he’s very much alive. What would you have done? The decision Cecilia makes may not only ruin the life […]