Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Bella Swans is the new girl in Forks, Washington and she is not exactly thrilled about it, that is until she meets Edward Cullen.  There is something strange about him and her suspicions are heightened when he saves her from being crushed by a car.  This gets her asking questions and she finds some answers from Jacob a family friend who tells her […]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter is an orphan who, unfortunately, lives with his horrid aunt, uncle, and cousin.  They have be hiding a very important secret from him.  On Dudley’s birthday at the zoo Harry gets a taste of what the secret is when the glass of a snake’s cage disappears and his cousin falls in.  After that strange letters keep appearing and this uncle […]

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Old Major a boar on the Manor Farm gets things in motion by teaching his fellow animals a song called Best of England.   This fills the hearts for the animals with a yearning to live in a society where they are free from humans.  Old Major dies shortly after.  Napoleon, Snowball,  and Squealer pick up where […]

The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries is not your typical princess story.   You would think that a girl might be somewhat thrilled at the idea of finding out that she is a princess, but this is not the case for Mia.   Her parents kept it from her until it became clear that her father could no longer […]

The Clique by Lisi Harrison

Oh…The Clique, there is one in every school,   that one group of people that for whatever strange reason you want to be a part of  even though you know that it wouldn’t be a good fit.   Popularity can do strange things to you.  For Claire it’s no different.  When her family movies into the guest house of […]

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

This classic by Louisa May Alcott is simply a must read for every little woman out there.  This Charming story is about four little women starting out in their lives.  The fun part is that the reader gets to observe them grow up, from childhood to womanhood and for some motherhood. Most of the story however revolves […]

The Queen of Cool by Cecil Castellucci

Libby Brin is The Queen of Cool but she is oh so bored with it. Her friends are jerks and she does the same things all the time.   Libby gets descent grades for not trying, imagine the grades she could get if she applied herself.   In a moment of a mental break down Libby sees a signup sheet for a winter internship at […]

Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel

Ghostopolis is about a boy named Garth who is dying of an incurable disease and gets stuck in Ghostopolis because of Frank Gallows.  Frank Gallows works for the Supernatural Immigration Task Force Headquarters as an agent that sends ghost back to Ghostopolis. While chasing down the ghost of a horse and attempting to send it back […]

How to Speak Zombie a Guide for the Living by Steve Mockus

Liking all things Zombie and Sci-Fi, I couldn’t pass up this book when I was shelving at one of the libraries where I work.  This quirky alternative format book is worth a read for fellow zombie lovers.  The book presents its self as a guide to the humans left in a zombie infested world. The goal is to teach you to […]

My Almost Epic Summer by Adele Griffin

  My Almost Epic Summer by Adele Griffin: Irene starts out her summer by being fired from her mother’s, that’s right mother’s, hair salon.   But is immediately given a job offer of the oh so much fun job of babysitter.  Irene is not so pleased with the idea at first, but decides to take the […]