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Tunnel of Bones

Victoria Schwab “It’s hard to believe in ghosts, until you see one, and then it’s hard not to.” Cassidy Blake is back, grounded, but back. Even though Cassidy tried to explain her actions in Scotland, it is no use. Her parents do not believe her. Even though they have some hesitation, Cassidy accompanies them on […]

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Esperanza Rising

Pam Muñoz Ryan Esperanza smiled. When the grapes delivered their harvest, she always turned another year. This year, she would be thirteen. The picking would take three weeks and then, like every other year, Mama and Papa would host a fiesta for the harvest. And for her birthday. Esperanza Rising is on Time’s 100 Best […]

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The Chocolate Wars

Robert Cormier Do I dare disturb the universe? The Chocolate War can be found on Time’s 100 Best YA List, somehow I am still trucking through it. Let’s get right to it, should you read The Chocolate War? No. When I finished The Chocolate War, I sat for a moment to collect my thoughts. While the ending was […]

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