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

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Review

Title: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass Author: Lewis Carroll Genre & Age Group: Classics, fantasy, children's, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: The familiar tale of Alice's journey to Wonderland and all the characters she meets, from Tweedledee and Tweedledum to the Queen of Hearts. The land where time does not matter returns … Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Review

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

ARC Review: White Jade Tiger

About the book: Title: White Jade Tiger Author: Julie Lawson Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, sci-fi, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: 1994 Sheila A. Egoff Children s Literature Prize Winner 1995 Silver Birch Award Shortlisted 1994 CLA Book of the Year Award Runner-up On a trip to Chinatown, thirteen-year-old Jasmine steps through a doorway back … Continue reading ARC Review: White Jade Tiger

Red Queen Review

About the book: Title: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre & Age Group: Dystopia, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken … Continue reading Red Queen 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

ARC Review: Sunrise Underground

About the book: Title: Sunrise Underground Author: Kayla Bulster Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, sci-fi, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For Tilly White, ballet is her only escape from life, from her grief over her mother’s and brother’s deaths, and from her abusive stepfather, Fletcher. Late one evening as she leaves the studio, someone throws her … Continue reading ARC Review: Sunrise Underground