Just Another Little Lie by Eve Ainsworth

This award willing author has written another affecting novella aimed at a teenage audience that is just as compelling as ‘Because of You’  – a book  we also reviewed on this site . Growing up in the shadow of...

Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

It is impossible these days to listen to National Public Radio, watch CNN or MSCNBC,  and not to realize that The United States is in a period of potentially huge changes in society, politics and it’s...

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

The multi-award winning author is described on the book jacket as ‘a novelist, feminist and philanthropist’ who has so far written twenty- six  best selling books that have been translated into more than forty...

The Street by Ann Petry

Ann Petry (real name Ann Lane) wasn’t an author I’d ever heard of until I read Tayari Jones’ reflections on her and her most successful novel, The Street, in the December 2019 article for The...

Boundless Sky by Amanda Addison & Manuela Adreani

  Author-artist Amanda Addison has teamed-up with Italian illustrator, Manuela Adreani to create a beautiful and lyrical tale of migration. It’s always astonished me that tiny birds spend so much of their...

The Harder They Fall by Bali Rai

The excellent publishing house, Barrington Stoke has teamed up with the talented author Bali Rai to produce a teen novel that addresses both contemporary issues of poverty and the timeless universal issues of empathy and friendship. Barrington Stoke...