Author Archives: Casey

About Casey

I am a librarian who loves all things reading, especially teen literature.

Harmonic Feedback

by Tara Kelly Drea and her mother are moving.  Again.  This time to the small town of Bellingham and into Grandma Horvath’s house.  Drea isn’t looking forward to yet another new school, especially because she’s always had trouble making friends.  … Continue reading

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Revolution

by Jennifer Donnelly Andi is a Brooklyn teenager with more on her plate than she can handle.  She witnessed her younger brother Truman’s fatal accident and blames herself for his death.  Andi’s artist mother has emotionally collapsed and spends most … Continue reading

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White Cat

by Holly Black Cassel Sharpe comes from a long line of con artists, and Cassel is no exception, but there is one thing separating him from the rest of his family-Cassel isn’t a curse worker.  Curse workers have many different … Continue reading

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Review: Heist Society

by Ally Carter Kat thought she was out of the family business after pulling one last con, getting herself accepted to Colgan School, one of the most prestigious boarding schools in North America, but she’s wrong.  When you descend from … Continue reading

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Review: Academy 7

by Anne Osterlund Aerin barely escapes slavery on the planet Vizhan, fleeing in her father’s broken down ship, the Fugitive.  Knowing nothing of her past and having no answers since her father died when they crashed on Vizhan years ago, … Continue reading

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The 2009 Cybils Winners

The winners are probably old news by now but, even though I’m announcing late, I still want to give recognition to the awesome winners of the 2009 Cybils awards. Below are the winners in the Young Adult categories: Non-Fiction The … Continue reading

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The Order of Odd-Fish Extravaganza/Gallery Show

James Kennedy wrote an extremely quirky, hilarious book called The Order of Odd-Fish (my review).  As most quirky, hilarious things do, the book has developed quite a cult following and has inspired artists from all over to create The Order … Continue reading

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