PositiveBooklistClever, informative, and very accessible ... [Singh] uses relatable humor and amusing anecdotes to connect with readers about his faith and show them how they, too, can apply it to their lives. He stresses the importance of being unafraid to speak up, encourages readers to challenge racism and injustice, and talks about how he pushed past his comfort zone to bring awareness of the Sikh faith. Readers will come away from the book wanting to be better themselves and to work for positive change in the world.
PositiveBooklistFans of Glatt’s other work, as well as true crime fans who are new to him, will find this a compelling read.
PositiveBooklistIn his usual way, Schechter engrosses the reader without being sensationalist, and fans of his previous work would do well to pick this up.
PositiveBooklistWeaving the tale through three separate stories—those of Krona, an apprentice healer named Melanie, and Charbon himself—Lostetter ties them all together masterfully in the end. While the story may lag a bit in some parts, it is well worth the effort to push through, and readers will be left wanting more after the novel’s cliffhanging conclusion.
PositiveBooklist... compelling ... Throughout the novel, bits and pieces of her previous life trickle through, and readers’ hearts will break as she struggles to come to terms with everything that’s happened to her. Part science fiction and part mystery, this novel will appeal to readers of both genres, as Wallace balances Hester’s unfolding investigation with an explanation of future technology.
PositiveBooklistFetch grows tremendously as a character; events don’t allow him to wallow in self pity for long. As in the book’s predecessor, the supporting cast provides much entertainment, and often their stories are as compelling as the main plot. Fans of Arnold’s first novel will want to pick this up to continue the story of Fetch—and of Sunder City as well.
Damien Angelica Walters
PositiveBooklistHeather’s eventual descent into madness is difficult to watch as she tries to make sense of what’s happening to her. Especially appealing to readers who grew up with R. L. Stine’s Fear Street series, Walters’ first novel will find fans among a wide range of horror readers.