Category: Pine Reads Review

A Wish in the Dark | Christina Soontornvat

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A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat  Candlewick Press, 2020, 375 pages  About the Author: Christina Soontornvat grew up behind the counter of her parents’ Thai restaurant in a

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Behind-the-Scenes of the (Canceled) 2020 Tucson Festival of Books

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For those of you who may not know, the University of Arizona hosts the Tucson Festival of Books every year. As an employee of the UA bookstore, the cancelation of

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What The Other Three Don’t Know | Spencer Hyde

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What The Other Three Don’t Know by Spencer Hyde  Shadow Mountain, 2020, 224 pages Trigger Warnings: Death of a loved one, disabilities, bullying About the Author:  In his debut novel

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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky | Kwame Mbalia

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Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia  Rick Riordan Presents, 2019, 496 pages Trigger Warnings: death of a loved one, intense action sequences  About the Author:

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Looking For Alaska & Character Expansion

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In John Green’s Looking for Alaska, Miles (a.k.a. Pudge) has just moved to Culver Creek and wandered into a world of hard studying and harder pranks at his new boarding

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The Vinyl Underground | Rob Rufus

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The Vinyl Underground by Rob Rufus Flux Books, 2020, 328 pages Trigger warnings: Death of a loved one, graphic depictions of bullying, violence, and racism About the Author: Rob Rufus

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