Tag Archives: YA Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: Who We Were in the Dark by Jessica Taylor

Title: Who We Were in the DarkAuthor: Jessica TaylorPublication: July 5, 2022Publisher: Dial BooksGenre: Teens, YA FictionPages: 368 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads Donner Lake is famous for its dazzling waters, dramatic mountains, and the travelers trapped there long ago who did unspeakable things to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Firewords by Alice Lin

Rating Title: FireworksAuthor: Alice LinPublication: June 7, 2022Publisher: UnderlinedGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Seventeen-year-old Lulu Li has her last summer before college all planned out. But her plans go awry when she learns that Kite Xu, her old next-door neighbor and childhood …

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BOOK REVIEW: See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Rating Title: See You YesterdayAuthor: Rachel Lynn SolomonPublication: May 17, 2022Publisher: Simon & Schuster for Young ReadersGenre: YA Fiction, Teen, Sci-FiPages: 429 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Barrett Bloom is hoping college will be a fresh start after a messy high school experience. But when …

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BOOK REVIEW: Lock the Doors by Vincent Ralph

Rating Title: Lock the DoorsAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: March 1, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen, YA FictionPages: 400 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) A brand new addictive, twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of 14 WAYS TO DIE.Tom’s family have moved into their dream home. But …

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BOOK REVIEW: Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Rating Title: Firekeeper’s DaughterAuthor: Angeline BoulleyPublication: March 16, 2021Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.Genre: Teen and YA FictionPages: 496 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) As a biracial, unenrolled tribal member and the product of a scandal, eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina

Rating Title: The Silent UnseenAuthor: Amanda McCrinaPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Farrar, Straus and GirouxGenre: YA Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Poland, July 1944. Sixteen-year-old Maria is making her way home after years of forced labor in Nazi Germany, only to find her village destroyed and her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Dead Girls Can’t Tell Secrets by Chelsea Ichaso

Rating Title: Dead Girls Can’t Tell SecretsAuthor: Chelsea IchasoPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 336 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Piper’s fall was no accident. Did someone want her dead? It’s up to her sister to discover the truth in this shocking new thriller with an unreliable …

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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 New Girl by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Rating Title: The New GirlAuthor: Jesse Q. SutantoPublication: February 1, 2022Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller, MysteryPages: 368 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lia Setiawan has never really fit in. When she wins a full ride to the prestigious Draycott Academy on a track scholarship, …

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