Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess

“When the heart gets lost, let the music find you.” The power and energy of music floats off the pages in this can’t-put-it-down YA novel-in-verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade as he struggles to come to grips with his past and overcome the challenges of his rockstar father’s addictions. Told through verse poems, … Continue reading Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess

The Real Us by Tommy Greenwald and illustrated by J. P. Coovert

Thank you to Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Netgalley for this free advanced galley of this book. This one is out 8/8/17. All opinions are my own. There is always more to someone than meets the eye. But if you are only judged by how you look, how can someone really know you? The Real Us … Continue reading The Real Us by Tommy Greenwald and illustrated by J. P. Coovert