Entwined by Heather Dixon

Azalea was the eldest princess of a royal family and she was going to a ball one night.  When she and her sisters were just starting to have fun, she found out her mother died.  From this point on, Azalea was trapped in the castle and has an adventure with the “weeper.” My favorite character…

The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow

The Berlin Boxing Club is by far, one of the best books I have ever read.  It is such a great tale of discrimination, violence, perseverance, love and boxing.  My favorite character in this book is Max Schmeling.  He is my favorite character because even though he faces discrimination by “associating” with Jews, he helps…

The Survival Kit by Donna Freitas

The Survival Kit by Donna Freitas was a really good book and deserves to be read by people of all ages.  This book is a tale of sadness, drama, heartbreak, hope, friendship, love and survival.  When high schooler Rose Madison’s mom passes away, she thinks nothing is as important as it used to be: cheerleading,…

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Wither by Lauren DeStefano is mainly about Rhine Ellery, a 16 year-old girl who was born into a modernly revamped world.  Men live until 25, women until 20. This was a great read.  DeStefano really wrote this story with a passion.  The first person point of view adds a flair to the story structure. I…