Tag: 4.5 stars
Dear Librarian (2021)
Written by Lydia M. Sigwarth. Illustrated by Romina Galotta. 4.5 stars. (9780374313906). After moving from her home, it’s not until Lydia discovers the library that she finds a place feels nearly like one.
The View Was Exhausting (2021)
Mikaella Clement & Onjuli Datta. 4.5 stars. (97815301010). Leo and Win’s on and off again “relationship” has been going on for nearly 10 years to quell negative attention. It’s possible very real feelings become compromised when something Leo did in his past is discovered.
Gin’s Tonic (2020)
Olivia Owen. 4.5 stars. (B085RQJYWR). A tragedy prompts Gin to leave her old life behind, finding herself in a small town that may help heal her heart.
For the Wolf (2021)
Hannah Whitten. 4.5 stars (9780316592789). As the second daughter, Red is sacrificed to the Wilderwood to keep the world safe but her sister will do just about anything to bring her back.
The Summer of Broken Rules (2021)
K.L. Walther. 4.5 stars. (9781728210292). Although still grieving her older sister’s death, Meredith and her parents return to Martha’s Vineyard for a family wedding. When the family tradition of playing Assassin commences, she’s determined to win; however, she also unexpectedly becomes distracted by a groomsman.
Blade of Secrets (2021)
Tricia Levenseller. 4.5 stars (978150756800). After creating a magical sword, Ziva takes her sister and they both go on the run to keep the sword away from the warlord who commissioned it.
Yang Warriors (2021)
Kao Kalia Yang. 4.5 stars. (9781517907983). In the Ban Vinai refugee camp, ten cousins–the Yang Warriors– prepare to not only defend their families but also find food for them.
We Free the Stars (2021)
Hafsah Faizal. 4.5 stars. (9780374311575). The zumra returns with less people than they began with. Now, the remaining must complete the task they set out to do–free magic.
Cars, Signs, and Porcupines! (2021)
Ethan Long. 4.5 stars. (9781250765987). Venture into Happy County as porcupines go on the loose.