Young Adult

Pivot Point and Split Second by Kasie West: A Series Review

  Pivot Point: Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier… Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s parents ambush(…)

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Half in Love with Death by Emily Ross

Title: Half in Love with Death Author: Emily Ross Publisher:  Merit Ross Format: eBook Publication Date: December 16, 2015 Overall: Rating on 5 Source: Finalist for Best YA Novel in the International Thriller Writers Organization’s 2016 Thriller Awards It’s the era of peace and love in the 1960s, but nothing is peaceful in Caroline’s life. Since her beautiful older sister(…)

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Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop Review

Title: Etched in Bone Author: Anne Bishop Publisher:  Roc Format: Hardcover Publication Date: March 7, 2017 Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop returns to her world of the Others, as humans struggle to survive in the shadow of shapeshifters and vampires far more powerful than themselves… After a human uprising was brutally(…)

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The Wish Granter by CJ Redwine Review

Title: The Wish Granter Author: C.J. Redwine Publisher:  Balzer & Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: February 14, 2017 Overall: 3 out of 5 stars  Source: Edelweiss An epic, romantic, and action-packed fantasy inspired by the tale of Rumpelstiltskin, about a bastard princess who must take on an evil fae to save her brother’s soul, from C. J. Redwine, the New York(…)

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Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen Review

Title: Saint Anything Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher:  Viking Format: Hardcover Publication Date: May 5 2015 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars  Source: Purchased Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion’s share of their parents’ attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton’s increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a(…)

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber Review

Title: Caraval Author: Stephanie Garber Publisher:  Flatiron Books Format: eBooks Publication Date: January 31, 2017 Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars  Source: Publisher Whatever you’ve heard about Caraval, it doesn’t compare to the reality. It’s more than just a game or a performance. It’s the closest you’ll ever find to magic in this world . . . Welcome, welcome to Caraval—Stephanie(…)

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A Million Worlds With You by Claudia Gray Review

Title: A Million Worlds With You Author: Claudia Gray Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: November 1, 2016 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars  Source:  Purchased A million universes. A million dangers. One destiny. The fate of the multiverse rests in Marguerite Caine’s hands. Marguerite has been at the center of a cross-dimensional feud since she first traveled to another universe(…)

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Extraordinary October by Diana Wagman

Title: Extraordinary October Author: Diana Wagman Publisher:  IG Publishing Format: eBook Publication Date: October 18, 2016 Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss October is an ordinary girl. From her plain looks to her average grades, there seems to be nothing special about her. Then, three days before her eighteenth birthday, she develops a strange itch that won’t go away,(…)

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A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachman

Title: A Drop of Night Author: Stefan Bachman Publisher:  Greenwillow Books Format: eBook Publication Date: March 15, 2016 Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars  Source: Edelweiss Seventeen-year-old Anouk has finally caught the break she’s been looking for—she’s been selected out of hundreds of other candidates to fly to France and help with the excavation of a vast, underground palace buried(…)

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The Stranger Game by Cylin Busby

Title: The Stranger Game Author: Cylin Busby Publisher:  Balzer & Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: October 26, 2016 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars  Source: Edelweiss The Stranger Game is a dark, suspenseful, and twisty young adult novel—perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver and E. Lockhart—about fifteen-year-old Nico Walker, whose sister returns home after a four-year disappearance. When Nico Walker’s older(…)

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