Children's Book Review · Middle Grade Fiction

My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva

    My Fate According to the Butterfly is a wonderful debut, coming-of-age, middle grade fiction story that takes place in the Philippines. This is a beautiful portrayal of family, friendship, and forgiveness which tackles an important, tough subject - drug addiction, its affects on the abuser and their family, and the long recovery process.… Continue reading My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva

YA book review · Young Adult

Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt

Review first appeared in School Library Journal, February, 2017. NESBITT, Karen. Subject to Change. 276p. Orca Book Publishers. Feb. 2017. $14.95. ISBN 9781459811461. Gr 9 & Up -In Nesbitt's debut realistic fiction novel, readers come face-to-face with Declan, a teen living in Quebec and dealing with major family issues. Told through Declan's (at times) vulgar point of view,… Continue reading Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt