Category Archives: review

Review: Sand Runner by Vera Brook

Running Man meets the Hunger Games! About the book: Welcome to the No Limits Race. In the near future, 16-year-old Kaiden Reed makes a bold and dangerous decision to enter the most brutal sports competition on the planet. One in … Continue reading

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Review: The Other Inheritance by Rebecca Jaycox

Great premise … but oddly passionless. About the book: One girl. Two worlds. Hunted in both. Seventeen-year-old Reggie Lang is used to dealing with her alcoholic mother and fighting school bullies, but fate has thrown her a curve ball. A … Continue reading

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Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

About the book: Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz. Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she’s done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks her matchmaking … Continue reading

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Review: New Kid in Town by Jacky Gray

About the book: Liv, Jude and Kat are greater than the sum of their parts. Separately they are Brainy, Sporty and Arty. Together they are invincible. Until Drop-Dead-Gorgeous Ray wheels up. The intravenous chocolate, hatred of sports and loss of … Continue reading

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Review: The Midnight Society by Rhonda Sermon

“Gorgeous!” About the book: Cate was always different. Five years of witness protection has made her an outcast. When the world and everyone except her seem to freeze at the bus stop one day, she feels more alone than ever. … Continue reading

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13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

“an indulgence to curl up with on a rainy day” After the death of her beloved wild-child aunt, Ginny receives a package. Inside is a bundle of blue envelopes, numbered one to thirteen. The letters – each to be read … Continue reading

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Review: Lydia, the Wild Girl of Pride & Prejudice

About the book: A spirited, witty and fresh reimagining of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice! Lydia is the youngest Bennet sister and she’s sick of country life – instead of sewing and reading, she longs for adventure. When a red-coated … Continue reading

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