My Bright Friend [Simon Boulerice]

There's something incredibly bittersweet and adorable about the story told in My Bright Friend by Simon Boulerice and illustrated by Marilyn Faucher. On the one hand, there is so much to the adorable main character, Ludo, that leaves you wanting to give him a great big hug. On the other, you cannot help feeling as though that…

Pretend She’s Here [Luanne Rice]; 2019 YA Releases

Why, why are there so many books lately where the best friend dies? I don't get it. There's very little about the plot idea for Pretend She's Here by Luanne Rice that I can find even remotely interesting and yet I keep seeing it everywhere. I personally have to see something more to the plot than dealing with…