Young Adult

Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Title: Insurgent (Divergent #2) Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: HarperTeen Format: Hardcover Publication Date: May 1, 2012 Overall: 5/5 Source: Bought One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while(…)

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Title: Divergent (Divergent #1) Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Format: Hardcover Publication Date: May 3, 2011 Overall: 5/5 Source: Bought In a future Chicago, 16-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she(…)

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Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Title: Pandemonium (Delirium #2) Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: Harper Teen Format: Hardcover Publication Date: February 28, 2012 Overall: 4/5  Source: Bought I’m pushing aside the memory of my nightmare, pushing aside thoughts of Alex, pushing aside thoughts of Hana and my old school, push, push, push, like Raven taught me to do. The old life(…)

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Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Title: Spell Bound (Hex Hall #3) Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Books Format: Hardcover, 327 pages Date Published: March 13, 2012 Overall: 4.5/5 Source: Bought Hailed as “impossible to put down,” the Hex Hall series has both critics and teens cheering. With a winning combination of romance, action, magic and humor, this third volume(…)

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Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

Title: Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls #5) Author: Ally Carter Publisher: Disney Hyperion Books Format: Hardcover Publication Date: March 13, 2012 Source: Bought Overall: 5/5    The last thing Cammie Morgan remembers is leaving the Gallagher Academy to protect her friends and family from the Circle of Cavan–an ancient terrorist organization that(…)

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Flame of Surrender by Rhiannon Paille

Title: Flame of Surrender Author: Rhiannon Paille Publisher: Coscom Entertainment Format: Paperback Publication Date: November 1, 2011 Source: From author for review. Overall: 5/5    Bloom the weed of temptation and expire the great garden of life. Bloom the flower of sacrifice and sustain the great garden in strife. The boy who follows death meets(…)

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First Day on Earth by Cecil Castellucci

Title: First Day on Earth Author: Cecil Castellucci Publisher: Scholastic Press Format: Paperback Publication Date: November 1, 2011 Source: Scholastic Canada for review. Overall: 5/5    A startling, wonderful novel about the true meaning of being an alien in an equally alien world. “We are specks. Pieces of dust in this universe. Big nothings. “I(…)

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Smokeless Fire by Samantha Young

Title: Smokeless Fire (Fire Spirits: Book 1) Author: Samantha Young Publisher: CreateSpace Format: Paperback Publication Date: October 21, 2011 Overall: 5/5  Source: ARC From Author, For Review Fear the Heat… For the last two years Ari’s life has been anything but normal and on her 18th birthday, when her friends surprise her with a gimmick(…)

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Reasons To Be Happy by Katrina Kittle

Title: Reasons To Be Happy Author: Katrina Kittle Publisher: Sourcebooks Format: Paperback Publication Date: October 1, 2011 Overall: 5/5  Source: From Publisher, For Review Hannah’s parents are glamorous Hollywood royalty, and sometimes she feels like the ugly duckling in a family of swans. After her mother’s tragic death, Hannah’s grief is compounded by her desperate(…)

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Seven by Paige Agnew

Title: Seven Author: Paige Agnew Publisher: CreateSpace Format: Paperback Publication Date: February 10, 2011 Overall: 4/5  Source: The YP Publishing For Review Seven strangers. Seven stories One purpose. One horrible thing in common-kidnapped. When seven people are pulled from their ordinary lives to be pawns in a madman’s game of chess, the only way they(…)

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