YA book review · Young Adult

Till it Stops Beating by Hannah R. Goodman

Librarian Laura's Review Till it Stops Beating, a young adult realistic fiction from author Hannah R. Goodman tackles some very heavy themes including mental illness, alcoholism, sickness (cancer), and loss. The language and scenes are very mature, so I would not recommend it for readers under the age of 16. It is, however, a great book… Continue reading Till it Stops Beating by Hannah R. Goodman

Adult Fiction book review

Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce

Originally appeared in Library Journal, April 2018. In 1940's wartime London, 22 year old Emmy applies for a job at what she assumes will be the London Evening Chronicle, which would fulfill her lifelong dream to be a journalist. With her fiance Edmund away at war, Emmy does her part at home, volunteering evenings at the… Continue reading Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce