Review: Not Here to be Liked (NPR)

Michelle Quach’s immensely lovable YA debut Not Here to Be Liked centers on Eliza, who’s just been done out of her dream job as editor of the high school paper by an unqualified but very charming boy. NPR Purchase Not Here to be Liked Click here to read this on NPR Review – Not Here to be Liked –…


REVIEW: Edie in Between (NPR)

Laura Sibson’s Edie in Between follows our heroine as she learns her own magic and unravels a family mystery. If only we didn’t have to keep yelling at her to stay out of the metaphorical basement. NPR (PS: I re-watched Practical Magic just last night…) Click here to read this on NPR ************************ Review – Edie in Between –…


Feeling Lost?

Roses in Amber by Catie Murphy

Sometimes books can be a literal escape, not just a figurative one. Our critic Alethea Kontis recommends three fantasy novels that helped her along the way as she escaped an abusive relationship. (NPR) As someone who virtually grew up in the publishing industry — and someone whose mentors include Andre Norton and Jane Yolen — it’s difficult to admit that I read almost…