Young Adult

The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers

Title: The Vanishing Game Author: Kate Kae Myers Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Format: Paperback Publication Date: February 14, 2012 Source: Borrowed Seventeen-year-old Jocelyn follows clues apparently from her dead twin, Jack, in and around Seale House, the terrifying foster home where they once lived. With help from childhood friend Noah she begins to uncover the(…)

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The Worst Thing She Ever Did by Alice Kuipers

Title: The Worst Thing She Ever Did Author: Alice Kuipers Publisher: HarperCollins Canada Format: Paperback Publication Date: August 15, 2009 Overall: 4/5 Source: Borrowed My New Year’s resolution: I’m moving on from everything that’s happened. I’m not going to talk about it, think about it, let the memory pounce upon me like a waiting tiger,(…)

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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Title: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer Author: Michelle Hodkin Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Format: Paperback Publication Date: September 27, 2011 Overall: 5/5  Mara Dyer doesn’t think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more(…)

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Supernaturally by Kiersten White

Title: Supernaturally Author: Kiersten White Publisher: HarperTeen Format: Hardcover Publication Date: July 26, 2011 Overall: 4/5 Source: Borrowed Evie finally has the normal life she’s always longed for. But she’s shocked to discover that being ordinary can be . . . kind of boring. Just when Evie starts to long for her days at the(…)

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Stay by Deb Caletti

Title: Stay Author: Deb Caletti Publisher: Simon Pulse Format: Hardcover Publication Date: April 5, 2011 Overall: 4/5 Source: Bought Clara’s relationship with Christian is intense from the start, and like nothing she’s ever experienced before. But what starts as devotion quickly becomes obsession, and it’s almost too late before Clara realizes how far gone Christian(…)

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The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide by Stacey Graham

Title: The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide Author: Stacey Graham Publisher: Sourcebooks Format: Paperback Publication Date: May 1, 2012 Overall: 5/5  Source: Sourcebooks for Review What was that noise? The cat? The wind? Little brother stealing a peek at your diary? Or is it a ghost? The Girls’ Ghost Hunting Guide will help you identify the(…)

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Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf

Title: Breaking Beautiful Author: Jennifer Shaw Wolf Publisher: Walker Childrens Format: Hardcover Publication Date: April 24, 2012 Overall: 4/5 Source: Borrowed Allie lost everything the night her boyfriend, Trip, died in a horrible car accident—including her memory of the event. As their small town mourns his death, Allie is afraid to remember because doing so(…)

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Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

Title: Graffiti Moon Author: Cath Crowley Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Format: Hardcover Publication Date: February 14, 2012 Overall: 4/5 Source: Borrowed Senior year is over, and Lucy has the perfect way to celebrate: tonight, she’s going to find Shadow, the mysterious graffiti artist whose work appears all over the city. He’s out there somewhere—spraying(…)

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Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman

Title: Babe in Boyland Author: Jody Gehrman Publisher: Dial Format: Hardcover Publication Date: February 17, 2011 Overall: 4/5 Source: Bought When high school junior Natalie-or Dr. Aphrodite, as she calls herself when writing the relationship column for her school paper-is accused of knowing nothing about guys and giving girls bad relationship advice, she decides to(…)

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One For The Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Title: One For The Murphys Author: Lynda Mullaly Hunt Publisher: Nancy Paulsen (Penguin) Format: Hardcover Publication Date: April 3, 2012 Overall: 5/5 Source: From Author For Review In the wake of heart-breaking betrayal, Carley Connors is thrust into foster care and left on the steps of the Murphys, a happy, bustling family. Carley has thick(…)

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