Review: “The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA” by Brenda Woods

Disclosure: This book was provided to me by Edelweiss free of charge in return for an honest and unbiased review. This book is scheduled to be released on January 08, 2019 by Nancy Paulsen Books.

I don’t usually read too many Middle Grade books.  I often find myself too far removed from the trials and tribulations of the preteen protagonists and can never quite relate.  Furthermore, since I do not have children of my own, I usually have a hard time connecting in even a secondhand, roundabout sort of way.  It’s slightly depressing to admit that I’ve gotten to an age where everyone younger than me is, “like, twelve”.

Here’s the thing:

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Review; “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland

Disclosure: This book was provided to me by Edelweiss free of charge in return for an honest and unbiased review. This book is scheduled to be released on April 03, 2018 by Balzer + Bray.

Can I just confess to you how much I love this cover.  I might be the only one who does this, but sometimes when I’m reading a book and it starts describing the main character, I will flip back and forth between the description and the cover just to see how on-point it is.  Needless to say, I’m usually disappointed.

Scoff.  She’s supposed to be a brunette not a blonde!  And why the hell is she walking a runway when it’s YA dystopian fantasy (Yeah, I’m looking at and judging you “Shattered”).  UGGGGH.  Slight temper tantrum ensues (And, yes, my tantrums do resemble those of Lucy from The Peanuts because I know that you were just dying to ask).

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