Category Archives: contemporary

Review: The Space in Between by Jen Minkman

About the book: When Moira helps out her sister and brother in a Wiccan ritual on Halloween, the last thing she expects is to be swept away to a mystical wilderness. Sitting within the stones of the ancient circle of … Continue reading

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Review: Premonition by Leigh Walker

About the book: When Riley heads off to boarding school for a summer work-study program, she knows it’ll be demanding. What she doesn’t expect? To be thrust into an intense physical training program described as special, exclusive and worst of … Continue reading

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SUGAR by Dierdre Riordan Hall

For those who enjoy an emotional roller-coaster This is the story of Mercy, also known as Sugar, and her attempts first to cope with and finally to escape from her dysfunctional home in small-town east coast America. Sugar’s father is … Continue reading

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Review: Richard’s Story by Rebecca Rode

About the book: What Rich wanted was a soccer scholarship and a girlfriend. What he got was an apocalypse. The story of a teen who battles for love and survival in a dying world, then founds a nation from the … Continue reading

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Review: Ember Burning by Jennifer Alsever

About the book: Senior year was supposed to be great—that’s what Ember’s friend Maddie promised at the beginning of the year. Instead, Ember Trouvé spends the year drifting in and out of life like a ghost, haunted by her parents’ … Continue reading

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Review: Rowan Wood Legends by Olivia Wildenstein

About the book: SOME LEGENDS ARE BETTER LEFT UNTOLD I wasn’t the sort of girl who believed in fairytales, let alone tales about faeries. But that changed the day Faeries came to my small town and Hunters rose from their … Continue reading

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Review: When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

About the book: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than … Continue reading

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