contemporary, review, young adult

Dear Evan Hansen – Val Emmich

“Fantasies always sound good but they’re no help when reality comes and shoves you to the ground.”   Blurb: “When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime:… Continue reading Dear Evan Hansen – Val Emmich

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

Clean – Juno Dawson

“Shit just got really real.” Blurb: “When socialite Lexi Volkov almost overdoses, she thinks she's hit rock bottom. She's wrong. Rock bottom is when she's forced into an exclusive rehab facility. From there, the only way is up for Lexi and her fellow inmates, including the mysterious Brady. As she faces her demons, Lexi realises… Continue reading Clean – Juno Dawson

fantasy, review, young adult

Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

"One day magic breathed. The next it died." Blurb: "Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a… Continue reading Children Of Blood And Bone – Tomi Adeyemi