Tag Archives: Teen

BOOK REVIEW: 14 Ways to Die by Vincent Ralph

Title: 14 Ways to DieAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: June 1, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & Ya Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 349 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Ten years ago, Jess’s mother was murdered by the Magpie Man.She was the first of his victims but not the last.Now Jess is the star of a YouTube …

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BOOK REVIEW: Admission by Julie Buxbaum

Title: AdmissionAuthor: Julie BuxbaumPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Delacorte PressGenre: Teens & YA FictionPages: 354 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) From the New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things comes an of-the-moment novel that peeks inside the private lives of the hypercompetitive and the hyperprivileged and takes on the college …

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BOOK REVIEW: Season of the Witch by Sarah Rees Brennan

Title: Season of the WitchAuthor: Sarah Rees BrennanPublication: July 9, 2019Publisher: ScholasticGenre: Teen & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 288 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) It’s the summer before her sixteenth birthday, and Sabrina Spellman knows her world is about to change. She’s always studied magic and spells with her aunts, Hilda and Zelda. …

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BOOK REVIEW: These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin

Title: These Vengeful HeartsAuthor: Katherine LaurinPublication: September 8, 2020Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: YA FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Anyone can ask the Red Court for a favor…but every request comes at a cost. And once the deed is done, you’re forever in their debt. Whenever something scandalous happens at Heller High, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Title: Monday’s Not ComingAuthor: Tiffany D. JacksonPublication: May 22, 2018Publisher:  Katherine Tegen BookGenre: Teen & YA FictionPages: 432 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable—more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn’t turn up for the first …

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BOOK REVIEW: Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou

Title: Love, HeatherAuthor: Laurie PetrouPublication: October 8, 2019Publisher: Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Teens, YA Fiction SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What you see isn’t always what you get. Stevie never meant for things to go this far. When she and Dee–defiant, bold, indestructible Dee–started all this, there was a purpose to their acts …

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BOOK REVIEW: Start Here by Trish Doller

Title: Start HereAuthor: Trish DollerPublication: August 13, 2019Publisher: Simon PulseGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Willa and Taylor were supposed to spend the summer after high school sailing from Ohio to Key West with their best friend, Finley. But Finley died before graduation, leaving them with a twenty-five-foot …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Title: The Lovely BonesAuthor: Alice SeboldPublication: July 3, 2002Publisher: Little Brown and CompanyGenre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, TeenPages: 372 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder — a murder recounted by the teenage victim. Upsetting, you say? Remarkably, first-time novelist Alice Sebold …

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BOOK REVIEW: One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Title: One of Us Is LyingAuthor: Karen M. McManusPublication: May 30, 2017Publisher: Delcorte PressGenre: Teen, YA Fiction, Suspense, ThrillerPages: 359 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is …

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