Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen

The novel Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen is a wonderful tale of adolescent adventure that effectively encompasses realistic worldly issues experienced by many and applies it to a set of unique characters that make the story increasingly entertaining. The premise of the novel being the search to find Richard Sloan’s best friend, Malley spirals…

How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Roat

In the book How to Disappear by Sharon Huss Road, Vicky is a high school student who is lonely and suffers from anxiety. Her best friend, Jenna, moves away and this is when she gets even more lonely. She is shy, friendless, and eats in the bathroom stalls during lunch. She is afraid that she might get…

Devil’s Within

In the book Devil’s Within by S.F. Henson Nate is a bad kid who dies horrible things.  When he was eight years old he stabbed somebody.  When he turned 11, he got a red lace which is a prize for spilling blood for “the cause”.  Then when he turned 14, he killed his own father.  Nate is now a 16 year…