Tupelo Honey by Lis Anna Langston – Y/A

2017-02-04T13:15:14+00:00By |

When you read more than a hundred books per year, it’s exciting to find one that surprises you. "Tupelo Honey" is one. A stick-to-the-ribs portrait of an extraordinary girl who overcomes the deck stacked against her in the deep South.

An Editorial Review of “All is Silence” by Robert L. Slater

2014-10-01T14:50:14+00:00By |

Slater juxtaposes the tragic with the darkly comic. He grabs our heartstrings even as he keeps us snorting with laughter at the probability that, yes, this is just what a group of random teens would do if suddenly thrust into this Apocalyptic world. He draws us into a familiar-yet-drastically-changed world and makes us care about his cranky, vulnerable, sometime-exasperating, always-engaging characters.