Young Adult Archives

REVIEW: The Big Rewind by Libby Cudmore

Review by Sarah McDuling I really loved this book! It’s always so great to come across something different and The Big Rewind is like a breath of fresh air! Described as Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby, The Big Rewind plays out like a noir detective story set in hipster Brooklyn. With wry humor and consistently clever plotting, we join Jett Bennett, aspiring music journalist, as she hu... Read more

by | February 9, 2016

BOOK REVIEW: Max by Sarah Cohen-Scali (Review by Emily Meredith)

Review by Emily Meredith Max is a fascinating fictionalisation of a very real piece of World War II history. The title character is the first child born in the Lebensborn program, a terrifying Nazi eugenics initiative to create perfect Aryan children. We are first introduced to Max before he is born, and he is already determined to be a perfect Nazi, with plans to be born on Hitler’s birt... Read more

by | February 5, 2016