Member Book Review: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

by John Boyne    review by Corinne   If someone said “best friend” to you, would someone immediately come to mind?  This book tells the story of two boys with different lives-one a son of a highly decorated Nazi commander and the other a Jewish prisoner in a concentration camp.  Set in 1940’s Germany, this is a … Continue reading

Member Book Review: A Monster Calls

By Patrick Ness Review by Mae “A Monster Calls” is a beautifully touching novel. It is by far my favorite book. Conor begins to be visited by a monster after his mother’s cancer treatments become difficult. The monster visits at 12:07 after he has the nightmare. It tells him stories deeply rooted (no pun intended) … Continue reading