Tag Archives: Teens

BOOK REVIEW: Killing Time by Brenna Ehrlich

Rating Title: Killing TimeAuthor: Brenna EhrlichPublication: March 8, 2022Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: Teens, YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 309 Amazon Goodreads Author’s Twitter SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Summer in Ferry, Connecticut, has always meant long, lazy days at the beach and wild nights partying in the abandoned mansions on the edge of town. Until now, that is.Natalie Temple, who’s …

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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: 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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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: A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Title: A Whole New WorldAuthor: Liz BraswellPublication: September 1, 2015Publisher: Disney PressGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 279 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? Aladdin is a Street Rat. Like most, he’s just trying to survive another day in impoverished Agrabah. Jasmine is a princess, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Any Place But Here by Sarah Van Name

Title: Any Place But HereAuthor: Sarah Van NamePublication: May 4, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 336 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Seventeen-year-old June can’t think of anything worse than being separated from her best friend, Jess. But at the end of her first semester of junior year she’s expelled for drinking …

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BOOK REVIEW: What She Found in the Woods by Josephine Angelini

Title: What She Found in the WoodsAuthor: Josephine AngeliniPublication: December 1, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 385 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Running from a scandal at her New York private school, Magdalena heads to her family home to recover under the radar.Over-medicated and under-confident, she’s fearful she’ll never …

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