The Thing About Baseball

By Ken K Liu, BJ Pivonka

The Thing About Baseball is a coming-of-age sports drama novel written by Kenny K. Liu and BJ Pivonka. Colt Benson, a high school senior at Orange High, recalls his conversation with his idol, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, as he prepares himself for the...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Knowledge Seeker

A YA Dystopian Novel
By Rae Knightly

The Knowledge Seeker: A YA Dystopian Novel by Rae Knightly is an epic adventure tale in a dystopian setting, 600 years in the future. Past civilizations of the ‘Enlightened People’ have disappeared in a total collapse caused by climate change and all-out wars. What remains...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Beautiful Tale

The Truth Awaits
By Francis Louis Pipolo

The Beautiful Tale by Francis L. Pipolo begins with a scene based in Rome, at the Great Circus Maximus, during the reign of Emperor Tiberius Caesar Augustus. Rome ruled supreme, lived in excess, satisfying the needs of the flesh, and enjoyed gratuitous violence. It was...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Trouble with Belonging

A Novel
By Magdalena Stanhoff

The Trouble with Belonging: A Novel by Magdalena Stanhoff is an engrossing, character-driven young adult novel you will cherish for a long time to come. What happens when Chen Kehuan, an eight-year-old lone wolf, meets a little girl named Niki that changes his life...

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Girl Who Refused Immortality

By Shade Owens

When an adolescent girl turns down her chance at eternal life, she must face unexpected consequences in the brilliant young adult dystopian novel The Girl Who Refused Immortality by Shade Owens. After winning the war for immortality over six decades ago, the wealthy elite subdued...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

Talent

By B. Lynn Goodwin

Talent by B. Lynn Goodwin is a young adult novel that revolves around Sandee Mason. Sandee was a student at San Ramos High and belonged to the drama club. Unfortunately, she was almost invisible because no one saw her, not her parents or schoolmates. Everyone...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Importance of Now

By Paul Schumacher

When Aidan gets curious enough about his dad, he begins looking for answers. Why his mother feels she cannot tell him about the man Aidan never met is beyond him. She is ready with excuses that it’s too soon and Aidan is too young. Grace...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

To be a Fae Queen

By Tricia Copeland

To Be A Fae Queen by Tricia Copeland follows Titania, a young Fae princess, now the heir to the throne of Aubren, after her four brothers were killed in a war. Their deaths have sent her mother into a catatonic state, and Titania is struggling...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Twin Stars

Book One of the Coseema Saga
By Bridgette Dutta Portman

Bridgette Dutta Portman's YA fantasy novel The Twin Stars: Book One of the Coseema Saga is an incredibly imaginative space fantasy and coming-of-age story with strong themes. Olive Joshi, 16, is the principal character. She has OCD, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Driven by fears and anxieties, she...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation

The Souvenir Game

By Christopher Renna

The Souvenir Game is a young adult coming-of-age thriller written by Christopher Renna. Sixteen-year-old Spencer Newhouse spends his time hanging out with the Wyatt Five, a group of five upper-class and somewhat privileged kids who are inseparable from each other. While playing the Souvenir Game,...

Participates in Review Exchange Program

Review Exchange

Participates in Book Donation Program

Book Donation