Tag Archives: Young Adult

Review: The Ghost Hand by Ripley Patton

About the book: Seventeen-year-old Olivia Black has a rare birth defect known as Psyche Sans Soma, or PSS. Instead of a right hand made of flesh and blood, she was born with a hand made of ethereal energy. How does … Continue reading

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Review: Luminous by Ingrid Seymour and Katie French

About the book: Lila McCarty used to see dragons. That was before they killed her mother, before she told everyone what happened and people stamped the “crazy” label on her head. Now, as a senior in high school, she has … Continue reading

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Review: Curse Breaker by Audrey Grey

About the book: The mortal kingdoms are falling. An ancient Curse creeps closer. From the shadows, a dark Queen watches, waiting to mobilize her army. And the fate of the realm rests in the hands of one rebellious mortal girl … 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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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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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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