Category: Family

Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald

Save  Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 16 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was the troubled wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most famous American writers of all-time.  Save… Continue Reading “Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald”

Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

 Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 13 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Diana Wynne Jones’s Howls Moving Castle came about when a young boy asked the author to write a story about a castle… Continue Reading “Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones”

Review: The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan

  The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 09  Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) “There’s the girl who is in love with Holden Caufield.  The boy who wants to be strong who… Continue Reading “Review: The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan”

Review: Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde

In honor of the paperback release of Catherine Ryan Hyde’s fabulous novel, Jumpstart the World, I wanted to re-post my review of the book.  Let me know what you think, and head over HERE to learn more about the author and the book. If you… Continue Reading “Review: Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde”

Review: Stick by Andrew Smith

Stick by Andrew Smith Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 23 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Andrew Smith’s Stick is a powerful story about love and brotherhood.  Not since Brothers by Ted van Lieshout has there been such a touching, personal,… Continue Reading “Review: Stick by Andrew Smith”

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