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 […]

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 […]

Alternative Formats

If you look in a bookstore or a library today you will see a lot of alternative formats from graphic novels, novels that are told through both text and pictures, novels told through the texting and chat rooms,  as well as books told almost completely through images (look for my post on Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral later […]