Monday, April 6, 2015

ICYMI: February 3, 2015 Reviews in Haiku

(I'm not sure if you guys like these, but they sure are fun to do!)

Author: Carl Deuker
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: HMH
Ages: 12+

Basketball drama.
Explores sexual assault.
Last shot for Jonas.


Author: Elana K. Arnold
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: HMH
Ages: 12+

Sarah's tragic death.
Iris searches for her ghost.
Grief comes full circle.


Author: Scott Blagden
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: HMH
Ages: 14+

Cricket's sad, hard life.
Pop culture references are cool.
Charming first person.




Author: Jane Casey
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: St. Martin's Griffin
Ages: 12+

First in new series.
Too much plot to remember.
Detective story.


Author: M. Evonne Dobson
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: Poisoned Pencil
Ages: 12+

First in Kami files.
Another detective plot.
Also horse riding.




Author: Toby Forward
Release: February 3, 2015
Publisher & ARC: Bloomsbury
Ages: 12+

Cool wizard series.
Tamrin's expulsion from school.
Rich prose is enough.