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Title
Candy
Author
Kevin Brooks
Genre
YA Fiction
Rating
Loved it!
Review
"Candy" is a great YA book that characterizes the feelings of teens who are trying to figure out who they are and where they fit in. Candy, the young girl becomes involved with the underground world of drugs and prostitution. Joe, a bass guitarist meets Candy and tries to free her from the dangerous and destructive world she's in. The two become bound together in their quest to discover purpose and meaning. Author Kevin Brooks writes well and with much feeling and passion. Both teens and adults will enjoy this read despite its difficult material. This book contains mature themes that are handled well. Brooks has written a number of YA books that teens will enjoy.   Get this book!
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Title
Houdini: The Handcuff King
Author
Jason Lutes and Nick Bertozzi
Genre
Young Adult Graphic Novel
Rating
Liked it
Review
This is a great new Graphic Novel about Harry Houdini. Read about his exploits and how his wife may have partnered with him on some of his great escapes. You'll learn a lot that you may never have known before and be awed by all the mystery that still remains. Find this book in the Young Adult Graphic Novel Section and look for the call number "Y Graphic Lut."
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