The Taking of Jake Livingston

Jake is one of the only black kids at his high school. Also, he can see the dead. Like, all the time. Most of them don't bother him intentionally -- they're just stuck in their death loops, reliving their deaths over and over. But then a ghost named Sawyer starts haunting Jake. Sawyer shot and killed kids at his school before killing himself a year ago, and . . .

The Graveyard Book | book review

Title: The Graveyard Book Author: Neil Gaiman Illustrator: Dave McKean Series: n/a Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: September 2008 Genre(s): Fiction, Fantasy Opening Line: There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife. The Synopsis The man Jack is on a mission to murder a family of four. After killing the parents and the young girl, only…

52 Likes | book review

Title: 52 Likes Author: Medeia Sharif Publisher: Evernight Teen Publication Date: January 2015 Rating: 2 stars Opening Line: "No!" *I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 52 Likes is the first novel from Medeia Sharif that I've read, and I'm glad I received a copy through NetGalley so I didn't have…

The Dogs | book review

Title: The Dogs Author: Allan Stratton Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: September 2015 Rating: 3 stars I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Cameron and his mother are on the run – again­. From Cameron’s own father. They’ve packed their bags and moved out to the middle of nowhere in…

Night Beach | book review

Title: Night Beach Author: Kirsty Eagar Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: April 2012 Rating: 5 stars There are not many books that leave me draw-droppingly speechless. There are not many books that make me yell at them when they're over. There are not many books that cause me to re-read the last few pages over and…