STREET JOURNALIST: UNDERSTAND & REPORT THE NEWS IN YOUR COMMUNITY Lisa LovingMicrocosm Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781621061076Reviewed by Skyler Boudreau for Reader Views (5/19) In “Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community,” award-winning journalist Lisa Loving provides a guide to savvy community news reporting for eager young reporters and industry veterans alike. This book’s […]
They finally stopped me at Dover as I was trying to get back into the country (Extence 1).
Alex Woods is not a stranger to the unexpected. At just ten years old he is struck in the head by a meteorite, a freak accident that eventually leads him to suffer from epilepsy. Seven years after his meeting with the meteorite, through a series of unusual circumstances, Alex’s car is pulled over by a customs official as he tries to reenter England.
In his possession is massive amount of marijuana, an impressive collection of classical music, and an urn of ashes.
Author: Patrick Rogers
Publication Date: September 24, 2018
Summary: When a traveling American photographer is stranded in Humayunpur, a mysterious city in a remote corner of Southern India, he becomes fascinated with the crumbling city’s bloody history and stumbles into something far more frightening than a few ancient tombs.
Author: Chris Sarantopoulos
Publication Date: October 28th, 2018 (Releases TODAY! See the bottom of this review for purchase links!)
Genre: Post-apocalyptic horror
Summary: In the world of this novel, light kills. Survivors scrape out their meager livings in whatever dark crevices they can find. When one survivor comes across a mysterious glowing girl, he learns that not everything is as it seems in the cruel new world born from the horrific event known only as “the Darkening.”
Author: Ibi Zoboi
Publisher: Balzar + Bray
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Magic Realism
Awards: Lincoln Award Nominee (2019), Americas Award (2018), National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature (2017)
Summary: When Fabiola Toussaint and her mother leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti to stay with their relatives in the United States, they are separated by Immigration Enforcement and Customs officers upon their flight’s arrival. While Fabiola is settling into life with cousins and aunt in Detroit, she is approached by a stranger who offers her a dangerous choice. Despite her newly found freedom, she finds herself trapped once again, this time forced to make an impossible decision and holding her mother’s future in the balance.
Author: Nadishka Aloysius
Publication Date: April 23rd 2018
Genre: Children’s Fiction
Summary: When Ronan’s family moves away from their apartment over the summer to care for his ailing grandmother, he is befriended by a dinosaur that lives in his grandmother’s garden.
Rating: 3 / 5
Author: Neena H. Brar
Publisher: Penguide Books
Expected Publication Date: August 4th 2018
Summary: Tied to Deceit follows Superintendent of Police Chief Vishwanath Sharma as he investigates a massive cast of characters potentially involved with the murder of hospital secretary Devika Singh in this fascinating whodunnit mystery.
Rating: 4 / 5