ARC Review: I Have Lost My Way

Title: I Have Lost My Way Author: Gayle Forman Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved, and Nathaniel is arriving in New York City with a backpack, … Continue reading ARC Review: I Have Lost My Way

Far from the Tree Review

Title: Far from the Tree Author: Robin Benway Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: A contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment. Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that … Continue reading Far from the Tree Review

The Unlikelies Review

Title: The Unlikelies Author: Carrie Firestone Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis:  One good deed will change everything. Sadie is not excited for the summer before her senior year. It will be her first without her college-bound best friend and (now ex-)boyfriend by her side, so Sadie braces herself for a long, … Continue reading The Unlikelies Review

I See London, I See France Review

Title: I See London, I See France Author: Sarah Mlynowski Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, travel, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: I see London, I see France, I see Sydney’s underpants. Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and half weeks traveling through Europe with her childhood best friend, Leela. … Continue reading I See London, I See France Review

ARC Review: Kat and Meg Conquer the World

Title: Kat and Meg Conquer the World Author: Anna Priemaza Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For fans of Nicola Yoon’s Everything, Everything, Emery Lord’s When We Collided, and Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, Anna Priemaza’s debut novel is a heartwarming and achingly real story of finding a friend, being a fan, and defining your place in a difficult world. … Continue reading ARC Review: Kat and Meg Conquer the World

Dumplin’ Review

Title: Dumplin' Author: Julie Murphy Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty … Continue reading Dumplin’ Review

Emmy & Oliver Review

Title: Emmy & Oliver Author: Robin Benway Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Emmy’s best friend, Oliver, reappears after being kidnapped by his father ten years ago. Emmy hopes to pick up their relationship right where it left off. Are they destined to be together? Or has fate irreparably driven them … Continue reading Emmy & Oliver Review

Windfall Review

Title: Windfall Author: Jennifer E. Smith Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Let luck find you. Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time now, she’s been pining for her best friend, Teddy. On his eighteenth birthday—just when it … Continue reading Windfall Review

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

This Song Will Save Your Life Review

Title: This Song Will Save Your Life Author: Leila Sales Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly … Continue reading This Song Will Save Your Life Review