Category Archives: contemporary

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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Book Blitz: Ninja Girl by Cookie O’Gorman

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REVIEW Release by Patrick Ness

“For me, Release doesn’t hit that high Patrick Ness mark” There are two stories in Patrick Ness’s new book, Release. There’s the story of one terrible day in Adam Thorn’s life when all the relationships in his life suddenly distort … Continue reading

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Reviews: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

A high-octane, emotional read I’ve had this book for a while but put off reading it because I feared it might be too angsty for me. The premise of extremely ill girl and boy from violent/unhappy family didn’t sound like … Continue reading

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