Invisible, by Jeanne Bannon

As a father of three daughters, I want my girls to grow up with a strong sense of self-image, and thus, I’ve become interested in YA fiction that tackles this theme. Since I also enjoy contemporary fantasy, I’m intrigued when the genre is used in a creative way to illustrate the theme. That’s what drew […]

Life in the Fat Lane, by Cherie Bennett

I’m not sure exactly when I came across this book—or exactly when I bought a copy for my Kindle—but as I was recently scrolling through titles I owned but hadn’t yet read, I decided to look into it. I had bought it for a reason, and with the calendar year coming to an end, I […]

Just a Few Inches, by Tara St. Pierre

I spotlighted author Tara St. Pierre and her book when it first came out last June, and I read it last year, but a review never made it to the blog. Better late than never, right? The book tells the story of Carrie Roberts, who is a normal but somewhat superficial teenager on her school’s […]