Tracy Marchini

Tag Archives: Book Review

Sometimes, I Get to Read

September has been a fabulous month for me in terms of catching up on some personal reading. I started with Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. I don’t want to give … Continue reading

September 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

Yesterday I finished The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams (St. Martin’s Griffin, May 2009). I have to admit, the first thing that caught my eye was the impressive list … Continue reading

April 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Currently Reading: The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon

Today, I started reading Kekla Magoon‘s The Rock and The River. Set in 1968 Chicago, the story revolves around a 13-year-old boy, Sam, whose father is a well-known civil disobedience … Continue reading

January 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Who Are You? Who, who, who, who?

I just finished reading Gail Giles’ Right Behind You and I can’t stop thinking about Sam and Kip/Wade. I keep asking myself, would I have made Sam’s decision? I also … Continue reading

November 3, 2008 · Leave a comment

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

This weekend I was wholly absorbed by Laurie Halse Anderson‘s Chains. I’ll be honest, the only thing that got me off the couch and out from under the book was … Continue reading

October 27, 2008 · Leave a comment

Kirkus Discoveries

When I was very young in my publishing career (read: about two years ago), I mentioned how I would hate to have my book reviewed by Kirkus because they always … Continue reading

October 15, 2008 · Leave a comment

Baby Be of Use

Last Sunday at the Brooklyn Book Fair I passed by the McSweeney’s table (tent? stand?) and noticed a collection of board books by Lisa Brown, entitled Baby, mix me a … Continue reading

September 25, 2008 · Leave a comment

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

I just want to say, before I start my post — Please, don’t stone/flame/bite me. Sarah and I each picked up a copy of Twilight by Stephenie Meyer on Friday … Continue reading

August 9, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman

I’ve also recently finished reading The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman. Jen Robinson’s Book Page has a great review of it here. What I personally found interesting … Continue reading

August 6, 2008 · Leave a comment


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