Category Archives: *Young Adult

The Wicked Ones by Robin Benway

The Wicked Ones (A Dark Ascension Novel) by Robin Benway. Disney Press, 2023. 9781368078627 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book? When sisters Drizella and … Continue reading

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Belittled Women by Amanda Sellet

Belittled Women by Amanda Sellet. Clarion Books, HarperCollins, 2022. 9780358567356 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  A promising premise: In New Concord, Kansas, … Continue reading

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Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani Dasgupta. Scholastic Press, 2023. 9781338797725 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (March 2023 publication date) Genre:  Romance What did you like about the book? Eila Das loves … Continue reading

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Missing Dead Girls by Sara Walters

Missing Dead Girls by Sara Walters. SourceBooks Fire, 2023. 9781728234137 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback Genre:  Thriller What did you like about the book? Sara Walters is a young writer but it … Continue reading

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How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow

How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow. Harper Teen, 2022. 9780063078727  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/ Romance What did you like about the book? The story begins as … Continue reading

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Back in the U.S.S.R. by Patrick D. Joyce

Back in the USSR by Patrick D. Joyce. Spy Pond Press, 2022. 9798986169910 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: ARC (publication date 11/9/22) Genre: Thriller, historical fiction What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Children of Ragnarok (The Runestone Saga) by Cinda Williams Chima

Children of Ragnarok (The Runestone Saga) by Cinda Williams Chima. Balzer + Bray, 2022. 9780063018686 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy, Norse mythology What did you like about the book? In … Continue reading

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The Art of Insanity by Christine Webb

            The Art of Insanity by Christine Webb. Peachtree Teen, 2022. 9781682634578 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Natalie is having such a … Continue reading

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The Ribbon Leaf by Lori Weber

The Ribbon Leaf by Lori Weber. Red Deer Press, 2022. 9780889956636 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? In 1938 Germany two girls, Edie … Continue reading

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Hanged! by Sarah Miller

Hanged! Mary Surratt & the Plot to Assassinate Abraham Lincoln by Sarah Miller. Random House Studio, 2022. 9780593181560 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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