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The Door in the Moon - Chronoptika, #3

Well covers. I’m not a fan of the new ones. I miss the old covers. :( :) OK. Moving on. The Door in the Moon was beyond the most suspenseful of the three Chronoptika books. I stayed up until like 2am reading this thing, LOL, because who nee...

5 Stars

A School for Unusual Girls - A Stranje House Novel

A School for Unusual Girls was amazing!!! It gives a “what if” story of the historical events of 1814. And it was so yummy. I really wish that it would have ended on a better note, as book two is going to be in Tess's POV. So I really hope...

5 Stars

Miss Mayhem - Rebel Belle, #2

Miss Mayhem had the book-two-syndrome if I ever saw it. It has the same great cast of characters. Same kick butt heroine. But there was just something about it that made it fall flat. This book two in the Rebel Belle series picks up where b...

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When the Crows Fly Low

This story was not only an intensely beautiful read, but it was also heart-wrenching with its diverse plot. From the opening chapter the author held my attention throughout the book, and by doing so the story flowed perfectly without anythi...

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  • Author: V.J. Patterson
  • Review by: LWynters
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: HIST: Historical Fiction, * SUSP: Thriller
  • Publisher: V.J. Patterson

The Girl at Midnight

How can I put this nicely? I started reading this and was so excited at how it started. Then I started getting the vibe that it was like another book I had looked at. This one is very similar to another book called Daughter of Smoke and Bon...

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First There Was Forever

First There Was Forever was slow at the beginning but picked up a few chapters in. I was a little disappointed with the friendship between the two main characters. I expected best friends to be closer but their relationship seemed a bit one...

4 Stars
  • Author: Juliana Romano
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Dial Press

Edison's Alley - The Accelerati Trilogy, #2

Edison's Alley was a fresh and interesting story with a cast of amazingly unique characters. Even the villains of this story added to an already refreshing story. I have never read anything quite like this before. My favorite character was...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Neal Shusterman, Eric Elfman
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * YA: Young Adult, * SF: Science Fiction, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Disney Press

Fairly Certain - Love Of Fairs, #1

Okay, I admit it. I am a huge fan of Renaissance Fairs, and love to dress up and act in them. Therefore, I had no doubt in my mind that I would adore this novel. I can assure you that I most certainly did thoroughly enjoy it. I found this n...

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End of Days - Penryn & the End of Days, #3

This was a great end to this series. End of Days picks up right where World After ends. Penryn and Raffe are in a race to get his wings back, to protect her family and to find some sort of solution to the problems they're all in. The story...

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  • Author: Susan Ee
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy, * PARA: Supernatural
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Chosen Ones - Lost Souls, #1

Chills -- the first few pages of this book gave me chills right away. From the sterile, no-nonsense world of the Chosen Ones, we see what the world would be like if emotions and human drives could be removed from existence. There are so man...

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Hexed - The Sisters of Witchdown, #1

Hexed is pretty cool. It is the first book based on the comic of the same name. I have to say that this Hexed book was much better than the other story with the same name that I read last year. Where that one had a lot of things in the plot...

4 Stars

The Mermaid's Sister

Carrie Anne Noble has created a fantasy world that dragged me into the story on the first page due to the lively characters that stayed in my mind after reading this story. Yet, one of the heroines of this story got on my nerves with all th...

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  • Author: Carrie Anne Noble
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Isle of the Lost - The Descendants, #1

So I started this book not knowing that it was a prequel to a new Disney to TV movie. Well I shortly found out when my 10 year old was reading behind my back and all of a sudden screamed in my ear and ripped the book away. She then went to...

5 Stars

Fury - Blur Trilogy, #2

I didn’t realize that it was a book two. But luckily I already had book one! Lucky! So this is the continuing story of Daniel and his visions. He thinks they are gone but quickly into this story they have returned! This was a fast paced thr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Steven James
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * SUSP: Mystery, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Seeker - Book 1

I was really hoping for something akin to The Seeker series that is all wizards etc. And then I saw that this was supposed to be for fans of The Hunger Games and The Game of Thrones. So I jumped and grabbed it and started reading. Well what...

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Sophomore Year Is Greek to Me

This was a very realistic story! It was a very fast read and very cute. With laugh out loud humor this story is a great read for anyone who wants something light. The ending is the best, with its realistic story this one also has a very rea...

5 Stars

Atlantis Rising

I purchased Atlantis Rising for my niece before even reading it. The cover of this book just called out to me. While the story seemed like it would be trite and redundant (think Twilight without the vampires), it ended up being a decent boo...

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The Fire Sermon - The Fire Sermon, #1

I had such high hopes for this book. When reading the synopsis it sounded absolutely amazing. The idea of people being born into pairs and then being split into different societies after birth really had me. But when I started to read this,...

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  • Author: Francesca Haig
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

The Book of Ivy

This post-apocalyptic novel has a great storyline. The deep message of misplaced trust rings loud and clear with The Book of Ivy. It's so easy to relate to the main character, Ivy, as she struggles to make sense of her world. I read books t...

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Shadow Scale - Seraphina, #2

I read book one forever ago and although I didn’t die hard love it, I did like it. When I saw that I could get book two I jumped at the chance to see where the story went. This one fell way short for me. Seraphina book one was so much bette...

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Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle is another amazing story from Andrew Smith who is an exceptional storyteller. The book is about how a town is taken over by giant praying mantises that only does two things. The plot of this book is so unbelievable but th...

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  • Author: Andrew Smith
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Speak

Instinct - Chronicles of Nick, #6

THIS BOOK IS JUST AMAZING!! I have been a fan of this series since before it even started. We first get a look at Nick in the adult Dark Hunter series where he is kind of a flunky to one of the Dark Hunters. Then all of a sudden he gets his...

5 Stars

Half Wild - The Half Bad Trilogy, #2

Review done by a friend of CrossroadReview / Jessica. I was a HUGE fan of “Half Bad” the first novel in this trilogy. It had an unconventional way of telling the story which grabbed me right out of my seat. When Jessica gave this one to me...

5 Stars

Miles from Nowhere

Miles From Nowhere starts out with Chelsea Morris who has dreams of the fashion world. That dream will start in the fall, when the responsible, and dependable Chelsea will leave for New York City to start college. She wants to live it up du...

4 Stars

A Ghostly Gift - Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries Short Story

Whether you’ve read the first book in this series or not, this short story is so absolutely funny that you need to read it. (You’ll want the first book after you do if you haven’t already read it!) Ghostly characters enliven the story as Ve...

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  • Author: Angie Fox
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * PARA: Supernatural, * SUSP: Mystery, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Independently Published

No One Like You - Barefoot William Beach

Professional baseball player Rylan Cates needs to hire a temp assistant to fill in for his regular assistant who is on her honeymoon. Beth Avery is a candidate who applies for the position, but unfortunately she misses the part of the want...

5 Stars

Silent Alarm

In Silent Alarm you get a firsthand account on what it would be like if there was a school shooting. The twist with this one is that the one who did the shooting was your older brother. Alys has to deal with the after math of her brother ki...

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The Thickety - The Whispering Trees, #2

The Thickety picks up where book one left off! I will warn you this does not have a good solid story ending. You will get a CLIFFHANGER!!! And yes it will kill you. This was an amazing book two!!! I cannot believe that this was so good. It...

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The Haunting of Sunshine Girl - Book One

I really tried to love The Haunting of Sunshine Girl. The plot sounded right up my alley. I’m into ghosts and a good mystery. But shortly into it you realize that this is not written for the teen audience. It reads more like a younger teen...

3 Stars

The Shadow Cabinet - The Shades of London, #3

Well, after speed reading books one and two, over the past day, I am very happy that I had this book three. Book two ends on a cliffhanger that would have killed me if I would have read it when it was out back in 2012. This is the LONG awai...

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Mortal Danger - The Immortal Game, #1

This intriguing young adult story provides a sobering look at the repercussions of bullying but has a delicious and thought-provoking paranormal aspect. It is somewhat disconcerting that Edie's planned revenge seems to be regularly circumve...

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  • Author: Ann Aguirre
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * ROM: Paranormal, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

An Uncertain Choice

Although this book was really good. The ending was very lacking. I wish it had more closure. I understand that this is a book one. But it would have been nice to have it wrapped up in the end. I saw another review that says that you should...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jody Hedlund
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: HIST: Historical Fiction, * ROM: Inspirational, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Zondervan

How (Not) to Fall in Love

I loved everything about this debut novel; absolutely everything. From the first page I was pulled into this magnificent story about love, friendship, family and second chances. This story is 400 pages long, but was still a quick read for m...

5 Stars

The Alex Crow

Out of all of the books I have read by Andrew Smith, The Alex Crow is the most unique story. The fact that Smith can take multiple stories and deftly weave them together shows what a talented writer he is. I admit that I was confused by the...

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The Seventh

I felt bad for Mimi because I know what it’s like to be an outcast and have people judge you, even when they don’t truly know you. In Mimi’s case her situation is ghosts, as in she sees them. Since she was thirteen she has collected ghosts...

4 Stars

I Was Here

Ugh this one is way different than Forman's other books. This book is very slow for one thing. The other thing is it does a lot of telling instead of showing. Which I think is funny because when I went to Leaky Con 14' that was one of the m...

3 Stars

Frostfire - Kanin Chronicles, #1

Kanin Chronicles is a spinoff of Amanda's Trylle series which was very entertaining and I highly recommend. First off, if you are looking for this series to be similar, then don’t. They are different. Bryn is so different from Wendy in the...

4 Stars

Super Pop! - Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make It Through the Holidays

For me, pop culture is always fun and interesting to read and this book brings us much of it. Some is older than what I would consider pop culture of today, but not less interesting. There are chapters full of lists, and tidbits about them,...

4 Stars

The Disobedient Queen - Katherine of Valois

Katherine of Valois became the wife of King Henry V of England. She grew to love her husband and was saddened at his death. When she fell in love with Owen Tudor, she defied all laws and became his wife. This union began the dynasty of the...

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  • Author: Mildred Allen Butler
  • Review by: TrinaC
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Biographies & Memoirs, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Ad Stellae Books

All the Bright Places

What a beautifully disturbing, haunting, heart wrenching, heartwarming, young adult novel. Finch and Violet are an unlikely pair. Finch, a misunderstood misfit, and Violet, more popular and accepted by their high school peers, meet in an un...

4 Stars

The Cipher

This techno thriller is very close to the real world. Which just made it really creepy! Robert (Smiles) was a very good and convincing character. With a side cast of techno geeks this story will grip you until the end pages. These character...

5 Stars

Girl in a Funk: Quick Stress Busters (and Why They Work)

Quick Stress Busters offers plenty of tips for teenage girls to use to help them relax and unwind when they are stressed out. From telling a teen to write her feelings out on paper; to making your own tea bath, from teaching short exercises...

5 Stars

Start It Up - The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions into Pay

In this informative book geared to young budding entrepreneurs, Ms. Rankin provides pivotal data for young adults to think about and use in order to make their new businesses successful. She provides sample business plans for them to look o...

5 Stars

Southern Spirits - Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, #1

Angie Fox has a new series and it’s one that will have you laughing and glued to the page. Nothing like mixing up a spirit from the 20’s in a small southern town with a modern woman trying to make it on her own. Actually, the spirit helps V...

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  • Author: Angie Fox
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * ROM: Paranormal, * SUSP: Mystery, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Independently Published

Elixir

Before I proceed with this review, I must first say that I really don’t like reading stories written in the present tense. Some people have no problem with them, but some people do. I am in the latter camp. This was a huge factor in my deci...

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The Eighth Guardian - Annum Guard Book, #1

I had a hard time reading The Eighth Guardian. While the story concept was great the actual story telling was not for me. I want a book that catches my attention within the first 50 to 100 pages and unfortunately with every chapter that I r...

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  • Author: Meredith McCardle
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, HIST: Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Sudden Secrets

Sudden Secrets is an interesting YA book written by C. Lee McKenzie. It’s entertaining enough for anyone to enjoy, regardless of age. The storyline is easy to follow, and gives you enough history on the characters to allow you to relate and...

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Covenant's End - A Widdershins Adventure, #4

It was hard to sit down and start Covenant’s End, knowing it would be the last adventure of Widdershins and Olgun. How do you say goodbye to a character like Widdershins? When you are Ari Marmell, you do it the hard way, no corners cut, no...

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Blackout - Annum Guard Book, #2

I thought Blackout was book one to the Annum Guard series and then found out that it was book two. I have since ordered book one. Oh my God, this book was so good! Even without reading book one I wasn’t too lost. A friend had read book one,...

5 Stars

Bridges Burned - Going Down in Flames, #2

Bridges Burned caught my eye not only by its book cover, but a friend of mine told me about the series by Chris Cannon, and said I would check it out. I wound up buying the first book and loving it. So, I was happy to see this book on the N...

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