Super Freak by Vanessa Barger

Hey, all! Alexa, here! This week, I’m reviewing a sort-of-contemporary, superhero middle-grade story, Super Freak by Vanessa Barger. Description From Author’s Website: Thirteen-year-old Caroline is a freak. Her parents have uprooted her to a town full of Supernaturals. You’d think she’d be thrilled. But, with someone without a magical bone in her body, this daughter of … More Super Freak by Vanessa Barger

Bobbie and Allison Review The Fault in Our Stars!

Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs… for now. Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel … More Bobbie and Allison Review The Fault in Our Stars!

OCD, The Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn

With frizzy orange hair, a plus-sized body, sarcastic demeanor, and “unique learning profile,” Danielle Levine doesn’t fit in even at her alternative high school. While navigating her doomed social life, she writes scathing, self-aware, and sometimes downright raunchy essays for English class. As a result of her unfiltered writing style, she is forced to see … More OCD, The Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn