Book Reviews

Reviewed by A. Brickson, December 2018

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is about a young girl named Liesel living in war-ridden Germany. It mainly revolves around her life as a foster child, her family’s struggles through the Holocaust, and how she survived. The Book Thief is an interesting book because it breaks a lot of… Read more

Reviewed by G. Buss, January 2019

Noah and Walt (aka Swing) have been trying out for the high school baseball team for the last 3 years and in the search for "cool". Walt is on the track to woo girls and gain athletic fame. While Walt's friend Noah is taking advice from Walt's cousin on how to win his friend and long-time crush, Sam. Until he stumbled… Read more

Reviewed by J. Roelke, December 2018

Elena Gilbert lives in the small town of Fells Church, she lives with her Aunt Judith and sister Margaret. Her parents died a couple of months ago and she was finally starting to be a little happy. Than a new guy comes into town and everything changes. He is mysterious and dark but something about him makes Elena… Read more

Reviewed by K. Thays, December 2018

    In the book Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, the story revolves around a girl named Madeline. All her life she has been known as the “sick girl” who could never leave her house. When she was a baby, she was diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency, or better known as SCID. She goes through… Read more

Reviewed by A. Klink, November 2018

Daisy is a young girl who has always been good. A good daughter and a good sister, helping out her autistic brother when he has turned from a boy to a thirteen year old man-child. The only aspect that can help her cope is her trumpet. The one feature that makes her stand out in her world of blending in. But when her… Read more