Archives by Category 'Young Adult'



Mini-Review: The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long January 21, 2015 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
TreacheryofBeautifulThings_JKT.inddPublisher: Speak Published: August 16, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 363 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: Amazon |  Book Depository THE TREES SWALLOWED HER BROTHER WHOLE, AND JENNY WAS THERE TO SEE IT. Years later, when she returns to the woods to finally say good-bye, she finds herself lured into

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Review: So Much Closer by Susane Colasanti January 8, 2015 | Reviews, Romance, Young Adult
So Much Closer jkt.inddPublisher: Viking Published: May 3, 2011 Copyright: 2011 Pages: 241 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter In the city that never sleeps, Brooke wakes up to a whole new life. SCOTT ABRAMS is the love of Booke’s life.  He just doesn’t know it yet.  So when his family moves to New York City

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Review: Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood January 2, 2015 | Reviews, Young Adult
bornwicked-jsPublisher: Speak Published: January 8, 2013 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 330 Form: Paperback Series: The Cahill Witch Chronicles (1) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter BLESSED WITH A GIFT, CURSED WITH A SECRET THREE exceptional sisters, TWO dangerous choices, ONE terrible secret… And not a single person they can trust. The Cahill witches aren’t safe… not

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Mini-Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson October 20, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Mystery, Young Adult
thenameofthestar-mjPublisher: Speak Published: October 2, 2012 Copyright: 2011 Pages: 372 Form: Paperback Series: Shades of London (1) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London to start a new life at boarding school just as a series of brutal murders mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper killing spree of more

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Mini-Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins September 15, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Romance, Young Adult
lolaandtheboynextdoor-spPublisher: Dutton Books Published: September 29, 2011 Copyright: 2011 Pages: 338 Form: Hardback Series: Beloved Series (2) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion…she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit–more sparkly, more fun, more wild–the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted

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Movie Review: If I Stay August 30, 2014 | Movies, Young Adult
ifistaymovieMy Thoughts I was hanging out with my friend this weekend and we decided to go see a late show.  This and the Ninja Turtles were the only things playing late that were worth seeing, and since my friend and her family had already seen the Ninja Turtles, we went to see this.  I don’t

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Mini-Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green August 22, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
anabundanceofkatherines-jgPublisher:  Penguin Group Published: September 21, 2006 Copyright: 2006 Pages: 215 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from

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Quickie Review: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick August 6, 2014 | Quickie Reviews, Young Adult
mylifenetdoor-hfPublisher: Dial Books Published: June 14, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 394 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, messy, affectionate. And every day from her rooftop perch, Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs

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Mini-Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green June 20, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
thefaultinourstars-jgPublisher:  Dutton Books Published: January 10th, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 313 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears

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Mini-Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card June 16, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
endersgame-oscPublisher: Tor Science Fiction Published: July 15th 1994 Copyright: 1994 Pages: 324 Form: Paperback Series: Ender Series  (1) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Aliens have attacked Earth twice and almost destroyed the human species.  To make sure humans win the next encounter, the world government has taken to breeding military geniuses–and then training them

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