Book Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Scarlet A young woman, searching for her grandmother, meets an unlikely companion and many secrets on the way to her goal. Favorites: As I’ve surely established in my other posts, I rarely enjoy romance in YA books, but I LOVE […]

Book Review: Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

Mister Impossible Two dreamers seek to save themselves and their kind in the face of their own deadly powers and those who hung them because of their dreams. Favorites: Just as with book 1, the world building, character development, and […]

Book Review: A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

A Torch Against the Night When a teenage girl escapes enslavement at an egregious warrior academy, she partners with a warrior who himself is in danger from the corruption within. Monsters, human and inhuman, haunt them, threaten them, and take […]

Book Review: Girls with Razor Hearts by Suzanne Young

Girls with Razor Hearts Mina and the girls strike out on their own to take down the school that made them and discover that it’s just a symptom of a much larger, more dangerous problem. Favorites: The characters’ relationships with […]

Book Review: Prodigy by Marie Lu

Prodigy Two prodigies from the upper and lower classes of the Republic, on opposite sides of a war, escape one regime for another and must fight to find what is right in the corruption in which they’ve always lived. Favorites: […]

SNEAK PEEK of The Power of Will

Chapter 1 When Momma told me I killed my mother, my whole life made painful sense. I didn’t understand the details, but puzzle pieces clicked together with her words. Hearing her say that I was special wasn’t new, but she’d […]

Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance Four teens journeyed across Orisha and recovered the magic of the long marginalized majis, but in doing so, they gave the same power to the tyrannical ruling class. They must unite Orisha or choose their […]

Book Review: Waking Storms by Sarah Porter

Waking Storms: A traumatized girl turned mermaid battles old world traditions and challenging relationships as she fights to understand herself. Favorites: The multiple point of view structure was used well and developed the characters and plot effectively. The antagonist was […]