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“The Academy” by T.Z. Layton

It’s been quite a few years since I read a YA Sports novel, and many more than that since I read one as well-crafted and enjoyable as “The Academy.” Besides being incredibly knowledgeable about football, (or soccer, for us North Americans) Layton sculptures the conflict and characters to create a beautiful flow of suspense. This…

“The Trial Show” by Konstantina P.

I see this whole story as a metaphor for the teenage experience. It’s ostensibly an Alternate Future novel where the Resistance fights a losing battle against a repressive government. It should be a story about how tight friendships triumph over the faceless bureaucracy. However, at least two of the freedom fighters are double agents, everybody…