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

ARC Review: The Upside of Falling Down

Title: The Upside of Falling Down Author: Rebekah Crane Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For Clementine Haas, finding herself is more than a nice idea. Ever since she woke up in an Irish hospital with complete amnesia, self-discovery has become her mission. They tell her she’s the lone survivor of … Continue reading ARC Review: The Upside of Falling Down

ARC Review: As You Wish

Title: As You Wish Author: Chelsea Sedoti Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, magical realism, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: What if you could ask for anything- and get it? In the sandy Mojave Desert, Madison is a small town on the road between nothing and nowhere. But Eldon wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, because in … Continue reading ARC Review: As You Wish

ARC Review: Everything Must Go

Title: Everything Must Go Author: Jenny Fran Davis Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Flora Goldwasser has fallen in love. She won't admit it to anyone, but something about Elijah Huck has pulled her under. When he tells her about the hippie Quaker school he attended in the Hudson Valley called Quare … Continue reading ARC Review: Everything Must Go

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: Water in May

Title: Water in May Author: Ismée Amiel Williams Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Mari Pujols believes that the baby she’s carrying will finally mean she’ll have a family member who will love her deeply and won’t ever leave her—not like her mama, who took off when she was eight; or … Continue reading ARC Review: Water in May

ARC Review: On the Spectrum

Title: On the Spectrum Author: Jennifer Gold Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Growing up in the shadow of a famous mother, Clara has never felt good about her body. Now, at sixteen, she has an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. After a social media disaster, she decides to escape for the … Continue reading ARC Review: On the Spectrum

ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

Title: The Agony of Bun O'Keefe Author: Heather Smith Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Set in 1980s Newfoundland, The Agony of Bun O’Keefe is the story of a 14-year-old girl who runs away to the city and is taken in by a street musician who lives with an eclectic cast … Continue reading ARC Review: The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

ARC Review: The Artsy Mistake Mystery

Title: The Artsy Mistake Mystery Author: Sylvia McNicoll Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, mystery, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: They say he’s been stealing art. But is Attila being framed? Outdoor art is disappearing all over the neighbourhood! From elaborate Halloween decorations to the Stream of Dreams fish display across the fence at Stephen and Renée’s … Continue reading ARC Review: The Artsy Mistake Mystery

ARC Review: Piglettes

Title: Piglettes Author: Clementine Beauvais Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: A wickedly funny and life-affirming coming-of-age roadtrip story - winner of France's biggest prize for teen and YA fiction. Awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze trotters after a vote by their classmates on Facebook, Mireille, Astrid and Hakima are … Continue reading ARC Review: Piglettes