Title: Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the WorldAuthor: Pénélope BagieuRating: ★★★★★Summary: Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen: their indomitable spirit. Against overwhelming adversity, these remarkable women raised their voices and changed history. With her one-of-a-kind wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Pénélope Bagieu profiles the lives … Continue reading Review: Brazen by Penelope Bagieu
Title: Technically, You Started ItAuthor: Lana Wood JohnsonRating: ★★★★★Summary: When a guy named Martin Nathaniel Munroe II texts you, it should be obvious who you're talking to. Except there's two of them (it's a long story), and Haley thinks she's talking to the one she doesn't hate. A question about a class project rapidly evolves … Continue reading Review: Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson
Title: The UnhoneymoonersAuthor: Christina LaurenRating: ★★★★★Summary: When her sister gets married, Olive braces for a crazy 24 hours before she can return to her comfortable, uneventful life. But when the entire party gets food poisoning, the only two who aren’t affected are Olive and prickly, irritating Ethan—and there’s an all-expenses-paid nonrefundable honeymoon in Hawaii up … Continue reading Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
Title: If I'm Being HonestAuthors: Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-BrokaRating: ★★★★★Summary: High school senior Cameron Bright’s reputation can be summed up by one word: bitch. When she puts her foot in her mouth in front of her crush, she fears she's lost the one person who actually liked her for good. In an attempt to … Continue reading Review: If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka
Title: Spill ZoneAuthor: Scott WesterfeldRating: ★★★★★Summary: Nobody's ever really explained the Spill. Was it an angelic visitation? A nanotech accident? A porthole opening from another world? Whatever it was, no one's allowed in the Spill Zone these days except government scientists and hazmat teams. But a few intrepid explorers know how to sneak through the patrols and … Continue reading Review: Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld
Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Rating: ★★★★★ Summary: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, … Continue reading Review: The Martian by Andy Weir
Title: Lumberjanes, vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy Authors: Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Brooke A. Allen (illustrator) Rating: ★★★★★ Summary: At Miss Qiunzilla Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hard-core lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals determined … Continue reading Review: Lumberjanes and Ms. Marvel NOW!