Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Aphrodite’s Blessings; Love Stories From the Greek Myths” by Clemence McLaren

Saturday, June 4, 2011 “Aphrodite’s Blessings; Love Stories From the Greek Myths” by Clemence McLaren “If I were racing against someone as handsome as Milanion,” Filomena said, “I’d let him win… by just a little.” She gestured with thumb and index finger. Atalanta, princess, has been brought up to be an athlete. When her father […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Deadly” by Julie Chibbaro

Friday, April 8, 2011 “Deadly” by Julie Chibbaro “A mysterious outbreak of typhoid fever is sweeping New York. Could the city’s future rest with its most unlikely scientist? Every week more people fall ill, and despite thorough investigation, there’s no cause in sight. It’s not until sixteen-year-old Prudence Galewski takes a job as an assistant […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys

Saturday, March 12, 2011 “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys Release: March 22nd “Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they’ve known. Separated from […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: June 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010 Into the Wild Nerd Yonder (My Life on the Dork Side) by Julie Halpern “You know,” I say, “with Chloe Romano as your homecoming date, you could be homecoming king.” Barrett lets out a scream of terror.Jessie isn’t exactly a nerd. Well, she is a little. She’s a self professed “mathelete”, […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: April 2010

Friday, April 30, 2010 Sovay by Celia Rees ‘I have another matter,’ he said eventually. ‘Do you know this man?’ pushed over the slip of paper that Leon had given him. ‘Yes.’ Fernand studied it. ‘He’s a journalist. Used to work for Marat’s scandal sheet. Specializes in lies and slander. if he can’t find anything, […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: August 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Wishing Moon by Michael O. Tunnell Aminah threw up her arms to shield herself from flying shards of brass, but she felt nothing. “Say whatso thou wantest!” a deep voice thundered. “Thy slave is between thy hands!” Aminah is one of the many orphaned beggars who live in the streets of […]