We will be reviewing a wide variety of books, from children's picture books to science fiction novels, new releases to classics, and middle-grade chapter books to mystery novels. To give you a general idea of our individual tastes, each of our colorful reviewers has prepared a brief book bio to share:
Perennial favorites: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth, Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, L.M. Mongomery's Anne of Green Gables, and Louisa May Alcott's Little Women
New favorites: Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series, Rett MacPherson's Torie O'Shea mysteries, Tamora Pierce's Tortall books, and Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games series
Recent reads: Francisco X. Stork's Marcelo in the Real World, Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl's Beautiful Creatures, and Kristin Cashore's Fire
Currently reading: Cindy Pon's Silver Phoenix and Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Perennial favorites: Anne McCaffrey's The White Dragon, Orson Scott Card's Ender books, and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
New favorites: Frances Hardinge's Fly By Night, Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series, and Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan
Recent reads: Holly Black & Cecil Castellucci's Geektastic anthology
Currently reading: Frances Hardinge's Well Witched and Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief
Perennial favorites: E.B. White's Charlotte's Web, Holly Black & Tony DeTerlizzi's Spiderwick Chronicles, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books, and J.H. Sweet's Fairy Chronicles
New favorites: Kate DiCamillo's The Tale of Despereaux & Deborah and James Howe's Bunnicula
Currently reading: Madeline L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time
Perennial favorites: Judith Schachner's Skippyjon Jones, Dr. Seuss's Fox in Socks, Emma Chichester Clark's I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!, and Philip D. Eastman's Are You My Mother?
Currently reading: Amy Young's Belinda the Ballerina
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