ARC Review: Top Ten

Title: Top Ten Author: Katie Cotugno Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of friends. Introverted, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ryan is a star hockey player who can get any girl he wants—and does, frequently. But against … Continue reading ARC Review: Top Ten

None of the Above Review

Title: None of the Above Author: I.W. Gregorio Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A groundbreaking story about a teenage girl who discovers she was born intersex... and what happens when her secret is revealed to the entire school. Incredibly compelling and sensitively told, None of the Above is a thought-provoking … Continue reading None of the Above Review

ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Title: The Agony of Bun O'Keefe Author: Heather Smith Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Set in 1980s Newfoundland, The Agony of Bun O’Keefe is the story of a 14-year-old girl who runs away to the city and is taken in by a street musician who lives with an eclectic cast … Continue reading ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Love & Gelato Review

Title: Love & Gelato Author: Jenna Evans Welch Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: “I made the wrong choice.” Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that she … Continue reading Love & Gelato Review

Between the Lines Review

Title: Between the Lines Author: Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Delilah is a bit of a loner who prefers spending her time in the school library with her head in a book—one book in particular. Between the Lines may be a fairy tale, but … Continue reading Between the Lines Review

Between Shades of Gray Review

Title: Between Shades of Gray Author: Ruta Sepetys Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life … Continue reading Between Shades of Gray Review

Exit, Pursued by a Bear Review

*TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE- if that is a subject that discomforts you, then I would not recommend reading this book.* Title: Exit, Pursued by a Bear Author: E.K. Johnston Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Veronica Mars meets William Shakespeare in E.K. Johnston’s latest brave and unforgettable heroine. Hermione Winters is captain of … Continue reading Exit, Pursued by a Bear Review

ARC Review: Wintersong

Title: Wintersong Author: S. Jae-Jones Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell. All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is … Continue reading ARC Review: Wintersong

On the Fence Review

About the book: Title: On the Fence Author: Kasie West Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For sixteen-year-old Charlotte Reynolds, aka Charlie, being raised by a single dad and three older brothers has its perks. She can outrun, outscore, and outwit every boy she knows—including her longtime neighbor and honorary fourth … Continue reading On the Fence Review

Paper Towns Review

About the book: Title: Paper Towns Author: John Green Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, mystery, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja … Continue reading Paper Towns Review