Book Review: Talker 25 by Joshua McCune

Star Ratings (out of 5): Characters: *** (3 stars) Character development: *** (3 stars) Plot: ***1/2 (3 1/2 stars) Writing: **1/2 (2 1/2 stars) Overall: *** (3 stars) Age range recommendation: 12 and up In the not-too-distant future, America has a dragon problem.  No one knows how or why they arrived, but the enormous creaturesContinue reading “Book Review: Talker 25 by Joshua McCune”

Book Review: The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

Characters: *** (3 stars) Character Development: *** (3 stars) Plot: *** (3 stars) Writing: **** (4 stars) Overall: ***1/2 (3 1/2 stars) I read The Winter People a week ago, but was holding off on a review until I could let the story settle in my mind.  In the meantime, I actually got to meet Jennifer McMahonContinue reading “Book Review: The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon”

Book Review: Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

Star Ratings: Characters: **** (4 stars) Character Development: *** (3 stars) Plot: ***** (5 stars) Writing: **** (4 stars) Overall: **** (4 stars) Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase is supposedly for middle grade readers and young adults, and I know my most morbid friends and I would have absolutely adored it at that age,Continue reading “Book Review: Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud”