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: “Boy Meets Boy” by David Levithan

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 “Boy Meets Boy” by David Levithan “GUESS WHAT!” I said. She jumped, then tried to pretend she hadn’t been surprised. Since she didn’t closer her book-she only marked the page with her finger-I knew I didn’t have mch time.“What?” she asked.“I’m gay!”Paul, a sophmore at a school where the cheerleaders ride […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: “Cloaked in Red” by Vivian Vande Velde

Sunday, February 13, 2011 “Cloaked in Red” by Vivian Vande Velde “Cloaked in Red” is a collection of small stories, re-telling -with different elements, characters, and details- the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”. The book opens with the author jestingly pointing out all of the problems with the original “Little Red Riding Hood” stories; […]

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: November 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010 Write Naked by Peter Gould She has to think for a minute, whether to tell me or not. Then she does. “You’re in it.”“In what?”“In my tracking journal. You’re an entry.”Oh, great. She was stalking me.Victor is a pretty regular sixteen year old, just trying to live “under the radar.” He […]

Books4Hearts – Book Reviews: December 2009

Monday, December 21, 2009 Backwater by Joan Bauer She peered at me some more. I wasn’t used to such scrutiny. “I suppose at this moment you think I’m the craziest woman you’ve ever met,” she said quietly. I looked at her standing there with birds on her arms and head. “Fiona’s crazier,’ I assured her. […]


Monday, December 19, 2011 “The Iron Knight” by Julie Kagawa (The Iron Fey, #4) (ATTENTION: This review is for the fourth book in the Iron Fey series. There will probably (read: definitely) be some spoilers from the other books. Especially regarding the Iron Kingdom, because it’s not something I can (or particularly want to) avoid […]