Foreword Reviews

Aimee Jodoin, Book Reviewer

A former editor at Foreword Reviews, Aimee Jodoin now lives the library life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She prefers to be surrounded by books of the contemporary literary and science fiction variety; her favorite authors are Haruki Murakami, Zadie Smith, Karen Russell, and Kazuo Ishiguro, though progressive debut novels are what truly give her joy. Her interests both in and out of books include feminism, healthy living, environmental sustainability, and cats. She is currently—perpetually—writing a novel, of course.

Book Review

Fourth Trait

by Aimee Jodoin

A fascinating future world is the setting for "Fourth Trait", a supernatural science fiction tale. Benjamin A. Bryan’s science fiction thriller "Fourth Trait" is action-packed, emotional, and powered by psychic characters. Many years... Read More

Book Review

You Can See More from up Here

by Aimee Jodoin

In Mark Guerin’s "You Can See More from up Here", a nineteen-year-old and his father face up to a conflict of generational ideologies when a workplace incident sends reverberations through their small town. In 1974 in Belford,... Read More

Book Review

The Everything I Have Lost

by Aimee Jodoin

A girl experiences life on both sides of the US-Mexican border in Sylvia Zéleny’s daring middle grade novel "The Everything I Have Lost". Twelve-year-old Julia’s parents have done a thorough job of preserving their daughter’s... Read More

Book Review

Koa Kai

by Aimee Jodoin

"Koa Kai" is a thrilling transformation story in which a boy from New England becomes a powerful warrior. Informed by real events, D. R. Pollock’s historical novel "Koa Kai" follows a teenager’s inspiring adventure in 1790s Hawaii.... Read More

Book Review

The Flight Boys

by Aimee Jodoin

In the wild science fiction adventure "The Flight Boys", four teenagers take off on a blundering trip to Pluto. Angela Brooks’s funny young adult novel "The Flight Boys" puts an entertaining spin on an interstellar space adventures,... Read More

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