Book Reviews

Stone Soup Magazine
February 2019

It’s pretty much impossible to write a book review for a series. You’ll have to include every single one of the books, and summarize the plot of each without...

The Accidental Prime Minister is a hilarious book written by Tom McLaughlin. It is about a 12 year old boy called Joe who leads an ordinary life. Joe is a fun...

They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky is about a civil war in the continent of Africa. Thousands of children are sent on a nauseating journey through horrible...

Does bad always follow good? Where does one cross the line between pursuing a dream and being consumed by greed? And how much influence can a small decision...

Can you imagine waking up to find your head is stuck on a different body? Noggin, by John Corey Whaley, is a stunning science fiction story about Travis...

S for sister and B for brother. M for mom, and D For dad. F for family, and W for wish. Hollis Woods is a headstrong, smart, and talented girl. She is an...

“Science fair”: Two very innocuous words. When you hear them, what first comes to mind?  Kids presenting their mini volcanoes in an elementary school...

Stargirl is a beautifully written book by Jerry Spinelli. It tells about being different, and the problems and joy of a first love. Stargirl is written for...

Since I was small, I have been a passionate reader, instantly drawn into stories that could be painted in words. When I discovered chapter books, I remember...

Following the tragic death of his female guardian, Jack Starbright, Alex Rider moves from his home in London to San Francisco to live with his friend, Sabina...