Young Adult

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Title:  Serpent & DoveAuthor: Shelby MahurinPublisher: HarperTeenFormat: eBookPublication Date: September 3,2019Overall: 5 out of 5 starsSource:  Purchased For her sixteenth birthday, Louise le Blanc’s mother gave her three things: a sacrificial altar, a ritual knife, and a wicked scar. Lou’s death would have ended the ancient war between the Church and witches, but Lou refuses to(…)

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Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

Title:  The Girl the Sea Gave BackAuthor: Adrienne YoungPublisher: Wednesday BooksFormat: eBook Publication Date: September 3, 2019Overall: 4 out of 5 starsSource:  Purchased The new gut-wrenching epic from the New York Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep. For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found(…)

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Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi Review

Title: Whichwood Author: Tahereh Mafi Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Format: Audiobook Narrator:  Bronson Pinchot Publication Date: November 14, 2017 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audible Synopsis: A new adventure about a girl who is fated to wash the bodies of the dead in this companion to Furthermore. Our story begins on a frosty night… Laylee can barely remember the(…)

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The Cursed Sea by Lauren DeStefano Review

Title: The Cursed Sea Author: Lauren DeStefano Publisher: Balzer & Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: December 18th, 2018 Overall: 3 out of 5 stars  Source: Libby (Overdrive) Wilhemina Heidle, the exiled princess of Northern Arrod, the girl thought dead by her family and friends, must return home. The only way to save Loom, the cursed prince of the Southern Isles, is to(…)

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Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett

Title: Even the Darkest Stars Author: Heather Fawcett Publisher:  Harper Collins/ Balzer & Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: September 5, 2017  Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source:  Edelweiss Kamzin has always dreamed of becoming one of the Emperor’s royal explorers, the elite climbers tasked with mapping the wintry, mountainous Empire and spying on its enemies. She knows she(…)

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Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

Title: Before She Ignites Author: Jodi Meadows Publisher:  Katherine Tegen Books Format: eBook Publication Date: September 12, 2017  Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars  Source: Edelweiss Before Mira Minkoba is the Hopebearer. Since the day she was born, she’s been told she’s special. Important. Perfect. She’s known across the Fallen Isles not just for her beauty, but for the Mira Treaty(…)

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Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman Review

  Title: Retribution Rails Author: Erin Bowman Publisher:  HMH Books for Young Readers Format: eBook Publication Date: November 7, 2017 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss REDEMPTION IS NEVER FREE When Reece Murphy is forcibly dragged into the Rose Riders gang because of a mysterious gold coin in his possession, he vows to find the man who gave him(…)

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The After Life of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Title: The After Life of Holly Chase Author: Cynthia Hand Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: October 24, 2017 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then(…)

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Once and for All by Sarah Dessen

Title: Once and for All Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher:  Viking Books for Young Readers Format: eBook Publication Date: June 6, 2017  Overall: 4 out of 5 stars  Source: Overdrive As bubbly as champagne and delectable as wedding cake, Once and for All, Sarah Dessen’s thirteenth novel, is set in the world of wedding planning, where crises are routine. Louna, daughter of famed(…)

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One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake Review

Title: One Dark Throne Author: Kendare Blake Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: September 19, 2017  Overall:5 out of  5 stars  Source: Edelweiss The battle for the Crown has begun, but which of the three sisters will prevail? With the unforgettable events of the Quickening behind them and the Ascension Year underway, all bets are off. Katharine, once the weak(…)

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