ARC Review: This Heart of Mine

Title: This Heart of Mine Author: C.C. Hunter Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A new heart saved her life—but will it help her find out what really happened to its donor? Seventeen-year-old Leah MacKenzie is heartless. An artificial heart in a backpack is keeping her alive. However, this route only … Continue reading ARC Review: This Heart of Mine

Things We Know by Heart Review

Title: Things We Know by Heart Author: Jessi Kirby Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: When Quinn Sullivan meets the recipient of her boyfriend’s donated heart, the two form an unexpected connection. After Quinn loses her boyfriend, Trent, in an accident their junior year, she reaches out to the recipients of … Continue reading Things We Know by Heart 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

ARC Review: Protected

Title: Protected Author: Claire Zorn Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: I have three months left to call Katie my older sister. Then the gap will close and I will pass her. I will get older. But Katie will always be fifteen, eleven months and twenty-one days old. Hannah's world is in … Continue reading ARC Review: Protected

The Catastrophic History of You and Me Review

Title: The Catastrophic History of You and Me Author: Jess Rothenberg Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, paranormal, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Dying of a broken heart is just the beginning.... Welcome to forever. Brie's life ends at sixteen: Her boyfriend tells her he doesn't love her, and the news breaks her heart—literally. But now that … Continue reading The Catastrophic History of You and Me Review

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

ARC Review: One Italian Summer

Title: One Italian Summer Author: Keris Stainton Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It's been a year since Milly, Elyse and Leonie's dad died, and a year since their last trip to Rome. Summer's here again, and once again they are heading with their mum to Italy - but what's it … Continue reading ARC Review: One Italian Summer

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Review

Title: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Author: Jesse Andrews Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: The book that inspired the hit film! Sundance U.S. Dramatic Audience Award Sundance Grand Jury Prize This is the funniest book you’ll ever read about death. It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school … Continue reading Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Review

Lost & Found Review

Title: Lost & Found Author: Brooke Davis Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, adult Goodreads Synopsis: Millie Bird is a seven-year-old girl who always wears red wellington boots to match her red, curly hair. But one day, Millie’s mum leaves her alone beneath the Ginormous Women’s underwear rack in a department store, and doesn’t come back. … Continue reading Lost & Found Review

ARC Review: The Last Thing You Said

Title: The Last Thing You Said Author: Sara Biren Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Last summer, Lucy’s and Ben’s lives changed in an instant. One moment, they were shyly flirting on a lake raft, finally about to admit their feelings to each other after years of yearning. In the next, … Continue reading ARC Review: The Last Thing You Said