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The Fall of Butterflies

OK, so I really don't know where to start on this novel. I don't normally read contemporary, but when I saw this I was instantly intrigued. So I gave it a go. I’m not so sure that was such a good idea…but every reader needs to step out of t...

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  • Author: Andrea Portes
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

A Forest of Wolves - The Uprising, #2

As I was introduced to the new series, "The Uprising," I was intrigued by the depth of the novel's actual synopsis. Sadly my interest did not hold for long. I do not like to think of any novel as a bad read and yet this material was closely...

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  • Author: Chelsea Luna
  • Review by: LWynters
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * YA: Young Adult, HIST: Historical Fiction, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc.

The Hawkweed Prophecy

“The Hawkweed Prophecy” is a fairly interesting book about two little girls switched at birth by magic. This book focuses on the ideals of nature vs nurture and for the most part it was enjoyable. It was interesting watching both girls grow...

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The Replacement Crush

“The Replacement Crush” starts slow and it focused so much on Vivian and her replacement crush list that after first 50 pages I was wondering should I put a story side for a while, or give it another chance. I decide to do the second and I...

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Into Aether - The Trinity Key Trilogy, #1

"Into Aether" pulled me in from the first chapter. I really enjoyed following Theodora (Theo) on her fantasy adventure. She's grown up in Colorado and has recently lost her father. Then her mother goes missing while off on a trip. We soon f...

4 Stars

The Form of Things Unknown

I finished “The Form of Things Unknown” the other day and I am still not sure what to say about this book. I don't do many books about mental illness and well this one I really liked. The setting, story, characters, etc. were all well done...

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Paper or Plastic

Alexis Dubois did something stupid, something completely and utterly stupid. So in order to pay the price for her behavior she is forced to work in the local SmartMart. At first she hates it, but soon she realizes that working in SmartMart...

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  • Author: Vivi Barnes
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * YA: Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Live and Let Psi

"Live and Let Psi" is the second book in the Psi Fighter Academy novel series, which is about Rinnie, a Psi fighter, who helps protect the world from evil. In this new addition, Rinnie is looking to take down her archenemy, Nicolaitan, who...

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Forever Sixteen - The Haney Brother Series Book 1

Crazy!!!!! I thought “Forever Sixteen” was your typical young adult story where the girl meets the new boy and BAM instant sappy teenage love! I made an assumption about the story based on the title of the story and read it because J.S. Wil...

5 Stars

Zero - Zero Series Book 1

"Zero" by Morgan Dark is a really great suspense story. It follows the life of Kyle Bradford and also the burglar Zero. Kyle is a student at a prestigious school. His parents are dead and he has been adopted by his mom's friend. Kyle's life...

4 Stars
  • Author: Morgan Dark
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller, * YA: Young Adult, #Series Starter
  • Publisher: Independently Published

Bloodcraft - The Cruentus Curse Series, #2

“Bloodcraft” took me for a loop. For the most part I DIE HARD LOVE IT!!! Especially in the start when Tori is using magic to kill of all things spiders. I can’t help but think how useful that would be. But then there are parts that just mad...

5 Stars

Sea Spell - Waterfire Saga, Book Four

“Sea Spell” is the fourth and final book in the Waterfire Saga series and was a great conclusion to an amazing series! It’s filled with beautiful friendships, great characters, action-packed battles, sweet romances and everything else you c...

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Horseplay - A Hickville High Companion, #4

My favorite part of reading is when something happens during the story that completely changes my liking (for better, of course) of the story. That is what exactly happened to me with “Horseplay”. The story starts as a typical YA novel, set...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mary Karlik
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * YA: Young Adult, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: GPK Publication LLC

Defying Gravity

“Defying Gravity” is a feel good book. It is predictable, it doesn’t tackle any difficult issues and it is bubbly and nice. I was pulled into the story from the very beginning and I enjoyed the ride very much. The heroine Zoey Miller is a s...

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Girl in the Shadows

In Girl in the Shadows, we meet Moira, the daughter of a single Vegas-Strip magician, who wants nothing more than to be one of the top female magicians in the industry, but her father is dead set on her never practicing magic. Ever. Knowing...

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Wake the Hollow

“Wake the Hollow” is about Mica, a girl who returns to her hometown of Sleepy Hollow when she receives a mysterious note from her mother, a woman she left six years prior to live with her father in Miami. Before Mica gets there, her mother...

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The Almost Girl - The Riven Chronicles, #1

I fell in love with “The Almost Girl” shortly after I started it. I loved the concept of the parallel worlds and the tech war. I would love to see a prequel book. The characters are great. I really loved Riven! Her attitude, strength, and d...

5 Stars

The Fallen Prince - The Riven Chronicles, #2

“The Fallen Prince” is so good!!! This is called the Riven Chronicles but this book has a very good summed up ending. So I'm not sure where more books would come into play. I really would like to see another book though. Maybe one where the...

5 Stars

Bloodspell - The Cruentus Curse Series, #1

This is the debut of Amalie Howard and after reading her other books I can see how far she has grown. All though this story hits it out of the park with as an AMAZING debut you can really see how this is a new author. The story isn't refine...

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Resisting the Rebel

I am a big fun of Lisa Brown Roberts books, and I can proudly say that I read all of them. Unfortunately, “Resisting the Rebel” is not her best story, but it is very likable. The plot is simple and it has a bit overused topic of fake boyfri...

4 Stars

Demons at Deadnight - The Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #1

I absolutely fell in LOVE with the Divinicus Nex Chronicles series. “Demons at Deadnight” starts out this new series and I’m recommending that you start with this book and then move on to book two. I love the characters and the banter betwe...

5 Stars
  • Author: A & E Kirk
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * PARA: Supernatural, * YA: Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: A&E Kirk

Midnight Bites - Stories of the Morganville Vampires

“Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires” by Rachel Caine is a wonderful collection of stories that remind one of all of the wonderfully quirky and dark elements of this series. The prologue to each indicates where in the series...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: NAL

Shining Sea

This book comes with a CLIFFHANGER!!!! But don’t let that steer you away from this book. I wanted to get that out there right now as I’ve seen this showcased as a standalone novel. So go into this knowing you won’t get all your answers and...

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  • Author: Mimi Cross
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Safest Lies

“The Safest Lies” was a weird book to me. I can’t even imagine living with my mother knowing she was a survivor of a kidnapping. The things that Kelsey had to go through are unfathomable. Kelsey's life is turned upside down when she comes h...

3 Stars

Losing Gabriel - A Love Story

“Losing Gabriel” is such a great story! It’s been so hit and miss on contemporary, but this was a hit! This book tells the story of three very different characters. Each telling is told alone then they intertwine into one great story! Each...

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Never Missing, Never Found

Amanda knows how to spin a story and I’m glad I continue to read her stories. I was excited when I read the back cover of “Never Missing, Never Found”, but I was a little weary when I got the book and realized it’s the same author that wrot...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Panitch
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Random House

Graduation Day - The Testing, #3

Graduation Day is the third and final book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s always bittersweet when a beloved series comes to an end, especially when you are not ready for such an ending. The events of the third book follow...

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Life After Juliet

“Life After Juliet” is about a girl named Becca, who was a loner until she met her friend Charlotte, who suddenly passes away. Devastated and filled with grief, Becca doesn’t want to move on and heal at first, but then with help of unexpect...

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Invision - Chronicles of Nick, #7

This series is so beyond amazing. I’m kind of scared that for us older fans who love both this YA series and the original Dark Hunter series. How will the two ever connect? Or if they ever will? “Invision” is by far my favorite. Being in Ni...

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Supremacy - Supremacy, #1

“Supremacy” started out good with Kate being this semi-naive girl who loved nature and was willing to help a guy out when his bike broke down. Then as it went on I got extremely irritated with Kate and the things she did. She’s supposed to...

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Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale

Well I was kind of disappointed with Risuko. It’s much closer to Middle Grade vs Teen YA. The first part of the book was very confusing, but it did get better. Reading about a different culture was great. So many people have done so many th...

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Independent Study - The Testing, #2

Independent Study is the second book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s my pleasure to report that this is no sophomore slump story. In fact, I enjoyed this storyline better than the first book because there was no time wasted...

4 Stars

The Hidden Oracle - The Trials of Apollo, #1

Alright, so I should have known that this was another spin off. Ya - shoot me. This is the first book in The Trials of Apollo series, but it doesn’t stand alone. So luckily my 11 year old had already read the other books by Rick Riordan and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult, Kids: Middle Grade, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Hyperion

Beware That Girl

I was so excited to get this book from both BEA and Night Owl Reviews. But what I found was a book that was way different than I thought it was going to be. “Beware That Girl” is full of abuse and it seems that that is the main plot. Almost...

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A Spy in the House - The Agency Mysteries, #1

Set in Victorian London this captivating new series features a young woman, Mary Quinn, who is saved from the gallows when she is just twelve years old and becomes a member of a secret woman’s detective agency. How Mary found herself in suc...

4 Stars

Original Fake

Kirstin Cronn-Mills has a great mixture of words and graphics in, Original Fake. I expected something that looked more like a comic book, but was pleasantly surprised by the illustrations, binding and high quality overall. The pictures blen...

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The Society

“The Society” is about a girl named Samantha, who’s been bulled by her ex best-friend and Queen Bee, Jessica, for the last three years because her father went to jail for insider trading. To get revenge, Samantha wants to bring down Jessica...

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Marked - Sequel to Tracked

OMG OMG OMG!! How I haven't read this series before now is beyond me!! Book one is Tracked and Marked is the sequel. The covers are not the greatest, if you ask me, but I'm a diehard fan of this series now!!! Marked has got to be one of the...

5 Stars

Wishing Day - Book 1

I wanted to love this book so much! But the story was just all over the place. Nothing really seemed to have an order and the story was just so confusing because of it. “Wishing Day” started out so charming with a premise that sounded so cu...

3 Stars

Contact

“Contact” is about a girl named Mira who has tried to commit suicide twice because of the grief that comes along with her gift of being able to read other people’s psyches upon skin contact. While dealing with that her father and his compan...

4 Stars

Exile for Dreamers - A Stranje House Novel, #2

Although I do miss Georgie's POV I have to say that I did enjoy Tess's. I really love how the author sets up the next book by introducing us to the new romance. It’s PERFECT, I really can't wait to be in Jane's POV! With her witty comebacks...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kathleen Baldwin
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * YA: Young Adult, HIST: Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Tor Teen

Romancing the Nerd

Nerds, geeks, high school, finding who you are and where you belong are some of my favorite topics in YA novels. So it is not a surprise that I read this one. Romancing the Nerd, goes beyond typical YA romance novel. In the forefront there...

4 Stars

The Revenge Artist - Evelyn Hernandez Book 1

Philip Hoy engagingly depicts the volatile world of high school, where emotions run high and vicious gossip runs amuck. Evelyn Hernandez deals with familiar adolescent issues – first loves, trials with parents and friends, her emerging sexu...

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  • Author: Philip Hoy
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller, * YA: Young Adult, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, #Series Starter
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

King's Folly - The Kinsman Chronicles

I am torn with King's Folly. Although the book was good I had some issues with it. First off I felt confused through the first part, but I ended up loving it once I read it a few times (lol). That being said this author is amazing! Jill Wil...

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Surviving High School

So the first thing that put me off about this book was the first sentence. "I wasn't always sexy, cool and popular". That statement is just UGH In my mind!!! When I saw this book on here I thought it was going to be a fun summer read about...

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The Pages Between Us - Pages Between Us, #1

The Pages Between Us is filled with a really fun idea and concept of sharing based on artsy type of things like blogging and writing letters. I would have loved having someone to share with like this. I thought that it was a fun way to get...

4 Stars

Love Me Never - Lovely Vicious, #1

Love Me Never is about Isis, a girl who’s had her heartbroken three years ago and juggles with low self-esteem, moves to Ohio so her mom can get out of a bad relationship. When she starts school, she finds out everyone is in love with this...

5 Stars

Holding Court

Holding Court is about a girl named Jules, who has something her best friend calls “Psychic Tourette's Syndrome” where she blurts out uncontrollable futuristic prophecies, which usually make no sense at the time. When she starts her new sum...

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Ink and Bone - The Great Library, #1

The best kinds of fantasy stories are those that stretch the imagination while telling a compelling tale, and this one definitely entertained me with its ‘what if’s’. Having been conditioned to celebrating the Gutenberg press and its far-re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: NAL

Lady Renegades - a Rebel Belle Novel

So this the last of this series was OK at best. It was better than book two but, still lacked that luster from book one. The ending was predictable which made the ending a little less enjoyable. But the ending did fit the story. I’m sad to...

3 Stars

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