Interview with Kai Raine, Author of “These Lies That Live Between Us”

THESE LIES THAT LIVE BETWEEN US Kai Raine Gatekeeper Press (2018) ISBN 9781619848894 Reviewed by Arianna Violante, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (3/18) Interviewed by Sheri Hoyte (3/18) Kai Raine is a writer and cognitive scientist, who believes in thinking outside the box and questioning assumptions. Kai reads and writes to experience lives and opinions and possibilities beyond her [...]

“The Bird Queen’s Book” by T.L. Frances

THE BIRD QUEEN’S BOOK T.L. Frances Amazon Digital Services LLC (2018) ASIN B07B29DCC4 Reviewed by Autumn Stout (age 12) for Reader Views Kids (3/18) T.L. Frances has given readers two tales in one with “The Bird Queen’s Book.” Denny is an average boy in a world with regular teenage problems: school, an overzealous dad who [...]

“Secret Keeper” by Jane Alvey Harris

SECRET KEEPER Jane Alvey Harris Jane Alvey Harris (2018) ASIN B0793M17ZK Reviewed by Arianna Violante, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (2/18) “Secret Keeper” is the second book in the ‘My Myth Trilogy’ by Jane Alvey Harris. Readers first meet seventeen-year-old Emily in the author’s debut novel, “Riven,” in which the teen creates an intricate fantasy [...]

“These Lies That Live Between Us” by Kai Raine

THESE LIES THAT LIVE BETWEEN US Kai Raine Gatekeeper Press (2018) ISBN 9781619848894 Reviewed by Arianna Violante, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (3/18) “These Lies That Live Between Us is a fascinating debut novel from author Kai Raine, and Book One in her new series entitled: ‘What Words Have Torn Apart.’ The story begins in the [...]

“The Light Dweller” by Miguel Lopez de Leon

THE LIGHT DWELLER Miguel Lopez de Leon Galadria Worldwide (2017) ISBN 97806928885832 Reviewed by Faryal Jabbar (Age 16) for Reader Views (2/18) Imagine an underground world so unique from our current perceptions of science fiction rules, where a dragon ruler uses her wings to swim rather than fly and a whole species of mind reading mushroom-like species [...]

“If You Were Me and Lived in…the Mayan Empire” by Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…THE MAYAN EMPIRE Carole P. Roman CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781535046213 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 10) for Reader Views (2/18) “If You Were Me and Lived in…the Mayan Empire” by Carole P. Roman will take you back in time to 1800 BC to a Mayan city, imagining you were an indigenous [...]

“If You Were Me and Lived in…the Ancient Mali Empire” by Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…THE ANCIENT MALI EMPIRE Carole P. Roman CreateSpace (2016) ISBN 9781540337276 Reviewed by Paola Belloso (age 10) for Reader Views “If You Were Me and Lived in…the Ancient Mali Empire” by Carole P. Roman, you would be living in the West African continent in the capital city of Niani (Nee-an-ee), which [...]

“Liornabella” by A.E. Outerbridge

LIORNABELLA A.E. Outerbridge Allison Elaine Outerbridge (2017) ISBN 9781773701196 Reviewed by Megan Weiss - YA Reviewer for Reader Views (2/18) ”Liornabella,” Book 1 in The Viridian Chronicles by A.E. Outerbridge, follows Elle O’Sullivan, a 17-year-old who has been accepted to Liornabella’s prestigious university.  What Elle does not know is that she is about to become the central [...]

“Daniel: The Age of Anxiety” by Peter Pactor

DANIEL: THE AGE OF ANXIETY Peter Pactor Freisen Press (2017) ISBN 9781525500848 Reviewed by Arianna Violante, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (1/18) “Daniel: The Age of Anxiety” by Peter Pactor is a story that takes place in the early 1900s, about a 12-year-old boy named Daniel French. Daniel is wealthy and smart, but doesn’t seem to [...]

“Faces Behind the Masks: So You Want to be a Superhero?” by Thomas J. Brodeur

FACES BEHIND THE MASKS: SO YOU WANT TO BE A SUPERHERO? Thomas J. Brodeur Thomas J. Brodeur (2017) ISBN 9781522063735 Reviewed by Emily Sutton (age 16) for Reader Views (1/18) “Faces Behind the Masks: So You Want to be a Superhero?” by Thomas J. Brodeur is an exciting story with a different take on superheroes.  It is [...]

“Wasp on the Wind” by C.R. Norris

WASP ON THE WIND C.R. Norris Outskirts Press (2017) ISBN 9781478785989 Reviewed by Emily Sutton (age 16) for Reader Views Kids (1/18) “Wasp on the Wind” by C.R. Norris is the second book in her Wasp Chronicles series. It is the continuing story of two high school band geeks, Chris and Bruce, who, in the first book, [...]

“Molly’s Rocker” by Susan M. Hoskins

MOLLY’S ROCKER Susan M. Hoskins Outskirts Press (2017) ISBN 9781478789741 Reviewed by Megan Weiss, YA Reviewer for Reader Views (1/18) “Molly’s Rocker” by Susan M. Hoskins tells the tale of Mary Molly (Van Meter) Fry.  Known by friends and family as simply Molly, the story takes us through Molly’s life from the age of 7 all [...]