Category: Reviews

Gail Carson Levine

If you know anything about me, then you know that I have a long-standing love affair with the words (and works!) of Gail Carson Levine. She was my first favorite author, starting when I stole my older sister’s… Read More

NoVA Teen Book Festival 2017

It’s that time of year again! The time when I get to cherry-pick my favorite quotes from authors at NoVa Teen Book Festival! Fantasy “I’ve always been a character-driven reader and writer.” (Alwyn Hamilton) “I definitely start with… Read More

Snapshot Stories

I read a lot. And, most of the time, I read very quickly. I’ve found that immediately reviewing the books that I read not only slows down my reading time, it diminishes the joy of the thing. That said,… Read More

What We Learned From V.E. Schwab, Part Two

On February 26, Victoria “V.E.” Schwab graced the doors of One More Page Books in Arlington for the fifth time. This time, it was in celebration of the release of A Conjuring of Light, the much-anticipated conclusion to her… Read More

Quotable Moments From NoVA Teen 2016

Last Saturday, the third annual NoVA Teen Book Festival was held at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA. Thirty young adult authors were in attendance and engaged in a variety of speaking engagements and game panels, followed by… Read More

What We Learned From V.E. Schwab

Victoria “V.E.” Schwab, whose newest book A Gathering of Shadows came out this week, and her best friend-turned-beta reader Patricia Riley were both playful and informative during their visit to One More Page Books last night. If you weren’t able… Read More

Dear Diary, E.P. Thompson Here

For those of us who grew up reading the works of Beverly Cleary and Marissa Moss, Judith McLaughlin’s Dear Diary, E.P. Thompson Here is a callback to our roots. Emily Paul Thompson is anxious to chronicle her sixth grade… Read More

What We Learned At The THEIR FRACTURED LIGHT Release Party

I admit it: I have yet to read Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s Starbound Trilogy (These Broken Stars, This Shattered World, Their Fractured Light). I’ve been drooling over their covers for ages now, but haven’t gotten around to actually… Read More

The Cadet of Tildor

“There is a new king on the throne of Tildor. Currents of political unrest sweep the country as two warring crime families seek power, angling to exploit the young Crown’s inexperience. At the Academy of Tildor, the training… Read More

Always Take a Little…

Danielle Ellison’s Salt is a story of self-discovery. Penelope knows that her magic works differently from everyone else’s; it’s “temperamental,” as she puts it. What she doesn’t know is that pursuing her dream job will uncover secrets hidden in her family’s… Read More