Book Review · Bookish · Fiction · Islam · Middle Grade · Muslim · YA

Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Blurb: ” Three female Muslim teenagers must decide how far they are willing to go to defend their beliefs when faced with the pressures of life.” Thirteen-year-old Sadia is Muslim and passionate about one thing: basketball. When her teacher announces tryouts for this year’s co-ed team, she jumps at the opportunity. Her talent speaks for…… Continue reading Book Review- Sadia: Hijab tropes and a story that could have gone right, but didn’t!

Book Review · Bookish · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Middle Grade

Book Review: The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

Title: The Mesmerist  Author: Ronald L. Smith Publisher:  Clarion Books Publication Date:  February 7th 2017  Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Historical Fiction  Format: Ebook My Rating: 3/5 stars     Blurb: Thirteen-year-old Jessamine Grace and her mother make a living as sham spiritualists—until they discover that Jess is a mesmerist and that she really can talk to the dead. Soon she…… Continue reading Book Review: The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

Adventure · Book Review · Bookish · Graphic Novel · Middle Grade

Graphic Novel Review: Lint Boy by Aileen Leijten

Title: Lint Boy Author: Aileen Leijten Publisher: Clarion Books Publication Date: June 27th 2017 Genre: Middle Grade, graphic Novel, Adventure Format: Review e-copy My Rating: 4/5 stars     Blurb: Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in their cozy dryer home, carefree and happy—until the day Lint Bear is snatched away by a cruel woman…… Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: Lint Boy by Aileen Leijten