Genre: Adolescence

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Mar 23
{ARC #Review } Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton @TomEaston @FeiwelFriends @MacKidsBooks

{ARC #Review } Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton @TomEaston @FeiwelFriends @MacKidsBooks

I can’t even accurately convey how much I enjoyed Boys Don’t Knit (In Public). This book is kind of my new obsession. It has everything. It’s funny, it’s heartwarming, it has an awesome male protagonist. I can’t say enough good things about this book. Other than, I think everyone needs to read it. Ben is a high school student in the UK and he has a pretty typical group of friends. They always seem to be getting into very minor teen trouble, but what’s funny is that is so not Ben. He is kind of the opposite of all his friends in that regard, but he goes along with them anyway. And of course, he is the one that gets caught red-handed. So off to probation he goes, where is gets a “give something back” community service punishment and he has to take a local class. With slim pickings available he chooses knitting, thinking at least it was taught by his young and hot high school teacher. (Spoiler Alert- It… Read more »

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Aug 01
{Review} Death’s Academy by Michael Bast @michaelbast

{Review} Death’s Academy by Michael Bast @michaelbast

Death’s Academy is a middle grade book that is just so much fun. I don’t read many middle grade books for my blog, but every once in a while one comes my way that I just can’t let slip by me. And Death’s Academy looked like some magical fun. And it was all that and more. Death’s Academy is a school for “hoodies” aka reapers and “halos” aka angels. Midnight or Night for short is a reaper, who is scared of not passing his entrance exam to get into school. It doesn’t help matters that his dad is famous for something- and not in a good way, and Night has no idea what it even is. I loved Night and his awesome tech savvy friend, Mal. The two of them made a great team. The world that Michael Bast created in Death’s Academy will appeal to readers young and old alike. It was hilarious to see some of his references and drawings in the book. The reaper families each had… Read more »

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