Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

I had heard so many good things about this series from people who I really trust, so my expectations were pretty high going in. This, as it turns out, was a mistake. I was promised rich politics, morally grey characters, blindsiding betrayal, and fascinating magic. I expected strong worldbuilding and intriguing characters. I got none of the above.

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

Andie's a planner. And she's got this summer on lockdown. She's been accepted into a pre-pre-med summer program at Johns Hopkins, which will be a welcome escape from the media attention surrounding her father's political scandal. But then the scandal causes Andie's acceptance to be revoked. Now she's got to figure out what to do with her summer at home - with her father.

Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler Div 4 and up Received: Library Publication Date: June 21, 2016 Publisher: Knopf Canada 3.5 out of 5 stars The Blurb: In this retelling of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Kate Battista is a preschool teacher's assistant, who lives at home with her scientist father and high school aged sister, Bunny. …

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