contemporary · review · young adult

Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

“This, my friend, could be the beginning of something epic…” Blurb: “Charlie Bloom never wanted to be 'with the band'. She's happiest out of the spotlight, behind her camera, unseen and unnoticed. But when she's asked to take backstage photos for hot new boy band Fire&Lights, she can't pass up the chance. Catapulted into a… Continue reading Songs About A Girl – Chris Russell

fantasy · Rereads · review · young adult

Reread | City Of Bones

"All the stories are true." Blurb: "When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the… Continue reading Reread | City Of Bones

contemporary · young adult

A Very Large Expanse Of Sea (Chapter Sampler) – Tahereh Mafi

“A Very Large Expanse Of Sea is about giving a voice to the Muslim American teenager in a world where they’re seldom given a chance to speak. It’s about love and hate and breakdancing. It’s my story, and I’m grateful to you for reading.” Blurb: “It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent… Continue reading A Very Large Expanse Of Sea (Chapter Sampler) – Tahereh Mafi

contemporary · review · young adult

P.S I Still Love You – Jenny Han

“You gave me my first love story, Peter. Please just don’t let it be over yet.” Blurb: “Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara… Continue reading P.S I Still Love You – Jenny Han

fantasy · review · young adult

Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

“It was our 9/11, our Princess Diana, our JFK. You’d always remember where you were when you heard about Being No. 1.” Blurb: “When the angels start falling from the sky, it seems like the world is ending. Smashing down to Earth at extraordinary speeds, wings bent, faces contorted. Not a single one has survived.”… Continue reading Out Of The Blue – Sophie Cameron

contemporary · lgbt · review · young adult

Noah Could Never – Simon James Green

“Sometimes having something really nice in your life was worse than not having it, because it made you worried you were going to lose it. And losing something is worse when you know just how wonderful the thing is.” Blurb: “Noah and Harry are now officially boyfriends, but is Noah ready to go all the… Continue reading Noah Could Never – Simon James Green

Dystopian · review · young adult

The Death Cure – James Dashner

“It’s a very old axiom, but do you believe the end can justify the means? When there’s no choice left?” Blurb: “WICKED has taken everything from Thomas: his life, his memories, and now his only friends—the Gladers. But it’s finally over. The trials are complete, after one final test.” Brief Note: I am aware of… Continue reading The Death Cure – James Dashner

Dystopian · Rereads · review · young adult

Reread | The Scorch Trials

“The flare always wins in the end. You lose any chance of being rational, having common sense, having compassion. You lose your humanity.” Blurb: “Thomas was sure that escape from the Maze would mean freedom for him and the Gladers. But WICKED isn’t done yet. Phase Two has just begun. The Scorch.” Brief Note: I… Continue reading Reread | The Scorch Trials