Foreword Reviews

Nancy Powell, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Danielle

by Nancy Powell

Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine is a coming-of-age novel that also serves as a call to action. In American inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil’s young adult coming-of-age epic Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine, capable... Read More

Book Review

Ghost Riders of Cumberland Gap

by Nancy Powell

"Ghost Riders of Cumberland Gap" is thoughtful when tackling both its historical subject matter and adolescent concerns. In Ron Chandler’s coming-of-age novel "Ghost Riders of Cumberland Gap", chronically ill teenagers travel through... Read More

Book Review

Suicide Tango

by Nancy Powell

Addressing mental illness from the perspective of a teenager, "Suicide Tango" is a provocative novel. "Suicide Tango" is an unconventional story about teen suicide and mental illness as understood from an adolescent’s perspective,... Read More

Book Review

Slower

by Nancy Powell

"Slower" is creative superhero story, deft in its use of history and physics to make the implausible seem plausible. In Ted Shepherd’s coming-of-age novel "Slower", a teenager contends with the life-changing and history-changing... Read More

Book Review

Alone

by Nancy Powell

"Alone" is a detailed coming-of-age story about survival and identity. In C. D. Shelton’s young adult adventure "Alone", a plane crash forces a rebellious teen to confront his role in his rift with his distant, workaholic father. Wall... Read More

Book Review

Stranded in the Wild

by Nancy Powell

"Stranded in the Wild" is an emotional coming-of-age adventure with a positive message. Gary Rodriguez’s "Stranded in the Wild" is a riveting, character-driven adventure that pits a diverse group of adolescents against the treachery of... Read More

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