ARC Review: Tyler Johnson Was Here

Title: Tyler Johnson Was Here Author: Jay Coles Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next … Continue reading ARC Review: Tyler Johnson Was Here

The Lines We Cross Review

Title: The Lines We Cross Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A boy. A girl. Two families. One great divide. Michael likes to hang out with his friends and play with the latest graphic design software. His parents drag him to rallies held by their anti-immigrant group, which rails … Continue reading The Lines We Cross Review

The Hate U Give Review

Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood … Continue reading The Hate U Give Review