Category Archives: teen

Series review: Dark Mage by Rachel E Carter

I read Non-Heir, a free prequel to Rachel E Carter’s Dark Mage series, and I’ve been desperate to read the rest since (Non-Heir actually featured as the “H” book in my alphabet challenge, so it’s been a while). And it’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Scourge by A G Henley

About the book: Seventeen-year-old Groundling, Fennel, is Sightless. She’s never been able to see her lush forest home, but she knows its secrets. She knows how the shadows shift when she passes under a canopy of trees. She knows how … Continue reading

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Review: Slayer by Armitage and Culican

About the book: Destined to Slay  In the small homestead of Dronias, where monsters terrorize, young Julianna is a dragon killer – or so she’s been trained. Destined to be one of the great slayers like generations before her, Julianna is … Continue reading

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Review: The Pirate Episode by Kristy Tate

About the book: Cambria Brant, a senior at Norfolk High, juggles homework assignments, tennis practice, and her overprotective mother, all while struggling to conceal her crush on Dr Fleur, her biology teacher. But one sip of witching well water makes … 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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CLASSIC YA The Outsiders by S E Hinton

‘This is one of those books when you keep wanting to shout, “No! Don’t!” at the characters.’ The protagonist of The Outsiders, first published in 1967, is 14-year-old Ponyboy Curtis, who lives with his two older brothers, both of whom … 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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