Tag Archives: YA Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole

Rating Title: A Thousand Boy KissesAuthor: Tillie ColePublication: March 13, 2016Publisher: Self-PublishedGenre: YA FictionPages: 288 Amazon Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) One kiss lasts a moment. But a thousand kisses can last a lifetime. One boy. One girl. A bond that is forged in an instant and cherished for …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Rating Title: The BallerinasAuthor: Rachel Kapelke-DalePublication: December 7, 2021Publisher: St. Martin’s PressGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 296 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Fourteen years ago, Delphine abandoned her prestigious soloist spot at the Paris Opera Ballet for a new life in St. Petersburg––taking with her a …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Upside of Falling by Alex Light

Rating Title: The Upside of FallingAuthor: Alex LightPublication: February 18, 2020Publisher: Harper TeenGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 284 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s been years since seventeen-year-old Becca Hart believed in true love. But when her former best friend teases her for not having …

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BOOK REVIEW: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Rating Title: UgliesAuthor: Scott WesterfeldPublication: May 10, 2006Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersGenre: Teen, YA Fiction, Science FictionPages: 448 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation …

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BOOK REVIEW: Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Rating Title: Love & GelatoAuthor: Jenna Evans WelchPublication: May 3, 2016Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersGenre: Teen, YA Fiction, Clean RomancePages: 417 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) “I made the wrong choice.” Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in …

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BOOK REVIEW: At the End of Everything by Marieke Nijkamp

Rating Title: At the End of EverythingAuthor: Marieke NijkampPublication: January 25, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Hope Juvenile Treatment Center is ironically named. No one has hope for the delinquent teenagers who have been exiled …

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BOOK REVIEW: Candy Colored Sky by Ginger Scott

Rating Title: Candy Colored SkyAuthor: Ginger ScottPublication: February 26, 2021Publisher: Little Miss Write, LLCGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 316 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Jonah Wydner has been in love with his neighbor Eleanor Trombley for years. He has watched her life play out from the …

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Seven Dirty Secrets by Natalie D. Richards

Rating Title: Seven Dirty SecretsAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: November 2, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen/YA, MysteryPages: 336 Featured “Hometown” Bookstore OTM – New Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) I know seven secrets:One caused the fall. One did nothing. One saw it all.One didn’t care. One used …

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BOOK REVIEW: You Can Go Your Own Way by Eric Smith

Title: You Can Go Your Own WayAuthor: Eric SmithPublication: November 2, 2021Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adam Stillwater is in over his head. At least, that’s what his best friend would say. And his mom. And the guy who runs the hardware store down the street. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

Title: HopelessAuthor: Colleen HooverPublication: May 7, 2013Publisher: Atria BooksGenre: YA Fiction, RomancePages: 416 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an …

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