The Shift: Review Haiku

More medical-memoir
p0rn? YES PLEASE. Nurses are
effing magical.

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives by Theresa Brown. Algonquin, 2015, 256 pages.


To Catch a Cheat: Review Haiku

The Baby Rat Pack
is back, with new enemies
but the same swagger.

To Catch a Cheat by Varian Johnson. Levine/Scholastic, 2016, 256 pages.


The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary: Review Haiku

A motley crew of
fifth graders write poetry,
try to save their school.

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan. Wendy Lamb/Random, 2016, 256 pages.


Tricky Twenty-Two: Review Haiku

Too easy to figure
out, but the flea collars
were pretty inspired.

Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich. BDD, 2015, 304 pages.


Most Dangerous: Review Haiku

As election season
starts, remember how bad
politics can be.

Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin. Roaring Brook, 2015, 370 pages.


How Mirka Caught a Fish: Review Haiku

Everyone's favorite
orthodox hero is back,
with mommy issues.

How Mirka Caught a Fish (Hereville #3) by Barry Deutsch. Amulet, 2015, 144 pages.


Comics Squad: Lunch! Review Haiku

Pull up a chair for
another great graphics
collection from your faves.

Comics Squad: Lunch! edited by Matthew Holm and Jennifer L. Holm. Random, 2016, 144 pages.