Category Archives: Contemporary

  1. Review: American Panda by Gloria Chao

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    February 5, 2018 by Zoë

    In American Panda by Gloria Chao, Mei struggles to come to terms with what she wants versus what her parents want from her.

  2. Review: Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee


    January 22, 2018 by Zoë

    Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee is all about Tash, who’s started a webseries retelling Anna Karenina that has suddenly gone viral.

  3. Review: How It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes


    November 27, 2017 by Zoë

    How It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes follows Sam as she attends Perform at Your Peak, a camp intended to help pre-professional artists and athletes deal with their anxiety.

  4. Review: Escape from Witchwood Hollow by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek

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    October 30, 2017 by Zoë

    But in Escape from Witchwood Hollow by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek, Honoria doesn’t really care about the stories of the witch, unless the witch can help her.

  5. Review: Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden

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    October 23, 2017 by Zoë

    Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden is a book you might have heard of before and might not have read. It follows two girls who are just discovering themselves while still trying to cope with the pressures of the world around them.