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

Caraval Review

Title: Caraval Author: Stephanie Garber Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams … Continue reading Caraval Review

Unplugged Review

Title: Unplugged Author: Donna Freitas Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Humanity is split into the App World and the Real World—an extravagant virtual world for the wealthy and a dying physical world for the poor. Years ago, Skylar Cruz’s family sent her to the App World for a chance … Continue reading Unplugged Review

ARC Review: The Love Interest

Title: The Love Interest Author: Cale Dietrich Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets. Caden is a Nice: The boy next door, sculpted … Continue reading ARC Review: The Love Interest

Top Ten Thursday #40

Hi everyone!😄 In honour of my school's semi-formal happening tonight, I have decided to centre this week's Top Ten Thursday post around books with lots of action and/or drama- I'm sure there will be a lot of those tonight. So, without further ado, let's party!🎊 1. Carve the Mark was full of action, although a bit … Continue reading Top Ten Thursday #40

ARC Review: Carve the Mark

Title: Carve the Mark Author: Veronica Roth Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos … Continue reading ARC Review: Carve the Mark

ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Title: The Keeper of Portals Author: V.S. Nelson Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: ‘All I have to do is think, walk through a door and I come out another. There is nowhere I cannot get to, nor any lock that can deny my passage.’ The Keeper of Portals lifted … Continue reading ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Firstlife Review

Title: Firstlife Author: Gena Showalter Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, sci-fi, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents … Continue reading Firstlife Review

ARC Review: The Ugly Teapot

About the book: Title: The Ugly Teapot Author: Fred Holmes Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Hannah Bradbury loved her father so much that she worried about him constantly. After all, he was a photographer who traveled to the most dangerous places in the world. To allay her fears, each time … Continue reading ARC Review: The Ugly Teapot

Nimona Review

About the book: Title: Nimona Author: Noelle Stevenson Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, graphic novel, action, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: The graphic novel debut from rising star Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic, which Slate awarded its Cartoonist Studio Prize, calling it "a deadpan epic." Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All … Continue reading Nimona Review