The Lines We Cross Review

Title: The Lines We Cross Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A boy. A girl. Two families. One great divide. Michael likes to hang out with his friends and play with the latest graphic design software. His parents drag him to rallies held by their anti-immigrant group, which rails … Continue reading The Lines We Cross Review

ARC Review: Satellite

Title: Satellite Author: Nick Lake Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A teenage boy born in space makes his first trip to Earth. He’s going to a place he’s never been before: home. Moon 2 is a space station that orbits approximately 250 miles above Earth. It travels 17,500 miles an … Continue reading ARC Review: Satellite

Charlotte Cuts It Out Review

Title: Charlotte Cuts It Out Author: K.A. Barson Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Lydia and I were in eighth grade when we came up with our Grand Plan to go to cosmetology school and get jobs to build our clientele while we earned business degrees. Then we’d open our own salon … Continue reading Charlotte Cuts It Out Review

First & Then Review

Title: First & Then Author: Emma Mills Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Devon Tennyson wouldn't change a thing. She's happy watching Friday night games from the bleachers, silently crushing on best friend Cas, and blissfully ignoring the future after high school. But the universe has other plans. It delivers Devon's cousin … Continue reading First & Then Review

You Have Seven Messages Review

Title: You Have Seven Messages Author: Stewart Lewis Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, mystery, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It's been a year since Luna's mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in New York's East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still … Continue reading You Have Seven Messages Review

The Fashion Committee Review

Title: The Fashion Committee Author: Susan Juby Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: What if one contest could change the course of your entire life? Charlie Dean is a style-obsessed girl who eats, sleeps, and breathes fashion. John Thomas-Smith is a boy who forges metal sculptures in his garage and couldn’t care … Continue reading The Fashion Committee Review

ARC Review: Romancing the Throne

Title: Romancing the Throne Author: Nadine Jolie Courtney Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Scandal, secrets, and heartbreak abound in this juicy, modern girl-meets-prince story—perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins and Jennifer E. Smith. For the first time ever, the Weston sisters are at the same boarding school. After an administration … Continue reading ARC Review: Romancing the Throne

Cracked Up to Be Review

Title: Cracked Up to Be Author: Courtney Summers Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When "Perfect" Parker Fadley starts drinking at school and failing her classes, all of St. Peter's High goes on alert. How has the cheerleading captain, girlfriend of the most popular guy in school, consummate teacher's pet, and future … Continue reading Cracked Up to Be Review

This is What Happy Looks Like Review

Title: This is What Happy Looks Like Author: Jennifer E. Smith Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: If fate sent you an email, would you answer? When teenage movie star Graham Larkin accidentally sends small town girl Ellie O'Neill an email about his pet pig, the two seventeen-year-olds strike up a … Continue reading This is What Happy Looks Like Review

5 to 1 Review

Title: 5 to 1 Author: Holly Bodger Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, science fiction, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to the highest bidder … Continue reading 5 to 1 Review