Reviews

  • "An obvious love of words, and the way they flow together and create their own rhythm, makes Alexander’s work somewhat irresistible. . . To pick up Booked is to find yourself turning page after page, swept along as Nick spills out his story."

    New York Times
  • "A satisfying, winning read"

    Kirkus, starred review
  • "Eminently readable . . . readers will surely love Alexander's joyous word play and celebration of reading"

    Booklist, starred review
  • "Alexander scores again. Emotionally resonant and with a pace like a player on a breakaway."

    Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "Warm and believable . . . Alexander understands reluctant readers deeply, and here hands them a protagonist who is a smart, reading-averse kid"

    Horn Book, starred review