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

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

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

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

The Loose Ends List Review

Title: The Loose Ends List Author: Carrie Firestone Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It’s a summer for first love, last wishes, and letting go. Maddie has big plans to spend the last months before college tying up high school “loose ends” alongside her best friends. Then her beloved grandmother drops two … Continue reading The Loose Ends List Review

ARC Review: The Inexplicable Logic of my Life

Title: The Inexplicable Logic of my Life Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: From the multi-award-winning author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe comes a gorgeous new story about love, identity, and families lost and found. Sal used to know his place with his … Continue reading ARC Review: The Inexplicable Logic of my Life

ARC Review: Optimists Die First

Title: Optimists Die First Author: Susin Nielsen Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Award-winning author Susin Nielsen has written a laugh-out-loud and heartrending novel for fans of Robyn Schneider’s Extraordinary Means and Cammie McGovern’s Say What You Will. Beware: Life ahead. Sixteen-year-old Petula de Wilde is anything but wild. A former crafting … Continue reading ARC Review: Optimists Die First