Seeing Red: The True Story of Blood by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Stars: ★★★★☆ Annick Press (2012)Teen Nonfiction Summary: Around the world, blood has always been a symbol of both life and death: blood rites, blood oaths, and blood-soaked legends. Today, we have scientific facts about blood types, transfusions, blood-borne illnesses, and crime-scene blood spatter. Yet the fluid still holds mystery. Open this book to learn about… Read More »

My Soul to Keep by Melanie Wells

Stars: ****1/2 I received a copy of this book for review. Summary: In “My Soul to Keep,” Dylan Foster is once again caught in a bizarre and twisted chain of events. A parent’s worst nightmare comes true and a birthday party that should be filled with joy is turned awry when a little boy close… Read More »

The Ghost-Hunter’s Handbook by Herbie Brennan

Stars: ***1/2 This book was read as part of the R.I.P. II challenge. It was an extra book. I’m glad I got to this book. It was a good book, but I rated it 3 1/2 stars because it wasn’t what I would want in a ghost-hunting manual. Most of it was about different kinds… Read More »

Magic or Madness by Justine Larbalestier

Stars: *****This is a YA book but I was completely enthralled. I like all books that have to do with magic or witches but this book takes the cake. I don’t usually do a synopsis but here’s a short one: Reason and her mother Sarafina are on the run from Reason’s grandmother Esmerelda. However, when… Read More »