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The Color of Lies

"The Color of Lies" is about Ella Clearly, a girl whose family was born with a medical condition called synesthesia—her Gram Helen sees every sound, and her uncle Joe can literally taste words. Ella can see colors that reveal people’s true...

4 Stars

The Windfall App

"The Windfall App" is a YA book by Teresa Richards. The main character is Marina Berghman, a classical piano prodigy with parents who’ve had her life mapped out since she was in diapers. But when Marina turns eighteen and buys a lottery tic...

5 Stars

Wicked Descent

Scarlett Kol’s "Wicked Descent" captures you from the first page! I was hooked on this page-turner, filled with angst and mystery. Avery is in the middle of a trying time for a teenager as it is, moving to a new town, dealing with an overpr...

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  • Author: Scarlett Kol
  • Review by: Jane Eliot
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Supernatural, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Spies, Lies, and Allies - A Love Story

I read all of Lisa Brown Roberts’ novels, and I really like each and every one of them. Her characters are amazing and three dimensional; all plots are interesting. Her novels are quick and entertaining reads and I highly recommend them. So...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lisa Brown Roberts
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Texting Prince Charming

This book wasn’t what I was thinking it was after reading the blurb. I expected it to be a college age couple, so characters in their 20’s. Instead, I found high school age characters with all the wild hormones of that age group. You also g...

4 Stars

Besphinxed - A Nocturne Falls Universe Story

Alethea Kontis takes us into a young adult story in "Besphinxed". This is a story set in the Nocturne Falls universe and involves Heather Hayden (witch) and Owen Liddell (cursed to be a cat shifter). They both are attending a magical high s...

4 Stars

The Upside of Falling Down

"The Upside of Falling Down" is about Clementine Haas, the lone survivor of a plane crash who wakes up with complete amnesia in Ireland. As she starts to regain her memories, she struggles with her old and new self. The setting was one of m...

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The Chalk Artist

I really didn’t connect with any of the characters in “The Chalk Artist”, but I liked the plot about things being temporary. Things change all the time in our lives and nothing stays the same. Things are washed away to make room for the new...

3 Stars

Becoming a Legend - The Blue Eyes Trilogy, #2

The series started out intriguing and I had high hopes for it, but I didn't really want to go on to finish the trilogy at the end of the "Becoming a Legend". The premise is interesting and there's lots of excitement, but with all things con...

3 Stars
  • Author: B. Kristin McMichael
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Lexia Press

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: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Diverse Books, Romantic Elements, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Awaited - Wasteland #2

I really enjoyed this book - more than I expected to, actually. I expected something a bit more fluffy (not that fluffy is bad), but this was much grittier than I expected (in a good way). There's sacrifice and decisions to be made, and non...

4 Stars

Born of Lies - The Red Ridge Pack Prequel

Born of Lies is an exciting paranormal read that will keep you reading page after page. It has suspense, romance, jealousy, love and of course the paranormal. Marcus is a strong Alpha in the making, but he has his hands tied by what he has...

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A Taylor-Made Life

I found A Taylor-Made Life to be captivating. I was completely hooked by the end of page one. I finished in a few short days, but would have gladly read it straight through in one sitting. It has excellent story flow. I smiled, laughed, and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kary Rader
  • Review by: OneLove
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: New Adult & College, * Young Adult, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Kary Rader

Blue Aspen

First Impression: Initially, Blue Aspen seemed to be a cheesy romance novel. As Dulcee's dreams progress into something more, I started to become skeptical about what was going on. The mystery of Blue Aspen just doesn't quit; the whole stor...

4 Stars

Pack of Lies - Red Ridge Pack, #1

"Pack Of Lies" was a great story. I feel it works for both young adult and adult readers as I enjoyed reading it even though the characters were teenagers. I really love these werewolf stories. I think the plot was perfect and it had very s...

4 Stars

Letting Go

Letting go is a fun and fast paced story about realizing that what one might think is good for him or her is not always what one needs. It is a story that features the favorite romance novel topic of opposite attracts and ‘I love to fight w...

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  • Author: Bridie Hall
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Dark Solstice - Bitter Snow, #2

Just when you thought that things couldn't get anymore terrifying for Gilly, Kai, Niko, and the citizenry of Bremerton...they do! It seems that taking the stealing the heart of Gilly's one and only love is not enough for the uber-cool and e...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lauren Sweet
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Romantic Elements, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Lauren Sweet

A Breath of Frost - The Lovegrove Legacy, #1

A Breath of Frost combines magical mayhem, a murder mystery and the high society of Regency London full of balls, afternoon tea and finishing schools with a difference. I loved the mystery surrounding the girl's powers and why Emma's mother...

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Circle of Lies - Red Ridge Pack, #2

I read the first book in the Red Ridge Pack series a while back. Since then it has been haunting me with seeing how everything played out. So I was happy to be able to review this one. Circle of Lies is about Aiden who if you have read the...

4 Stars

Autumn Rose - A Dark Heroine Novel, #2

I was so disappointed with Autumn Rose. I am a big fan of the vampire and when I requested this one and found out it was a book two I ran out and snagged a copy of book one. Well book one was amazing and I thought that this was going to be...

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Bitter Snow - Bitter Snow, #1

"Bitter Snow" may be a small book, but don't be fooled. There is definitely a fully grown story packed into its 82 pages! Gilly Breslin and her father call the idealic hamlet of Bremerton home. Though Bremerton is located somewhere in the U...

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Underwater - The Mer of Pend Oreille

Confined to a wheelchair, Luna Prosser doesn’t always look on the bright side of life; it’s hard to when your football star boyfriend dumps you and everyone starts to treat you as an invalid. Despite the injury Luna is a spunky and outspoke...

4 Stars

Winter Rose

Rose and Becca have been abandoned by their father. Their mother is in poor health and getting sicker every day. The snow is piling high on the ground and they are running out of food. When desperate measures have to be taken to ensure the...

4 Stars

See

I am not one to get pulled into short stories very often. There just isn't enough space in them to let me come to know and love the characters and care about what they are going through. I don't read too many short stories for this reason....

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  • Author: Jackie Nacht
  • Review by: Terrihawk
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, GLBTQ, * Romance: Sweet, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Devine Destinies

All Our Pretty Songs

Have you ever had a dream where the setting transitions with no warning whatsoever and that one guy from the grocery store is sitting at your kitchen table and it all seems totally normal? And as soon as you wake up you realize nothing make...

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Atlantis Riptide - Lost Daughters of Atlantis, #1

This is the first in the Lost Daughters of Atlantis series, I can't wait to get the rest! Readers are in for a real treat. Make sure to pick-up your copy now and keep your eyes open for more by Allie Burton. This is the story of Pearl who h...

5 Stars
  • Author: Allie Burton
  • Review by: Angibabi4
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Allie Burton

The Dark Heroine - A Dark Heroine Novel, #1

WOW! This book is fantastic! It is a novel that starts off at a very fast pace and never once slows down. It is a very elaborate story, and could very easily be spun into a very long and beautiful, and possibly almost epic, series of novels...

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Dare You To

Dare You To was one of those books that I just couldn't get enough of. Though this is book two a reader could definitely start reading this series with this book! I managed to read Beth and Ryan's story in a matter of days, which for me is...

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Knee Deep

Abuse relationships are so hard. I speak from personal experience. My first marriage was nothing but verbal and then physical abuse. And you do tend to try and make excuses for the person who is harming you. You think it’s my fault that he...

5 Stars

Hunter's Dawn - Harbor Moon

Well all I can say is wow. I am an addict to these short stories by Traci Mitchell. I found that once I started reading this book I was unable to put it down. This book maybe a short story but I did not feel rushed or over whelmed as I was...

5 Stars

Eleanor & Park

Even though Eleanor & Park has been blurbed by my literary young adult romantic genius Stephanie Perkins, don't set out expecting this to be the same. It's a gritty, raw, all-encompassing love story of two teens eons wiser than their years....

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Wishing You Were Here - Soul Mates, #1

Wishing You Were Here is one wonderful read! I love time travel books and this one was a very fast read! The flow was a little off in places, thought after a while you get used to it and things pan out fine. Wishing You Were Here will leave...

5 Stars

Unfree - Humanless, Book 2

Unfree is a beautiful follow up to the first novel, Humanless, and ties in flawlessly to the first. I agree with the author in that the books need to be read in order to make sense, as one builds on the other. All of the favorite characters...

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The Exemeus - The Exemeus #1

Well The Exemeus just didn't work out for me! I thought it was confusing and rushed in parts. With being just over 500 pages I think more time should have been spent on Hayalee's full warrior mode since it is her book. All in all it did kee...

3 Stars

Overshadow - The Shadow Imperium, #2

Ok so this is the second book in a series and I don't want to give away anything. I guess I just have to tell you that you NEED to read this second book...but do read book one first! Anything I say about this book will be a spoiler so I rea...

5 Stars

The Better to Bite

I will admit that the beginning of this book, the story grated on me. I mean, there were so many clichés. I like how Anne even laughs at a few of the clichés. She is a good girl who likes bad boys. She moves to a new town where her dad is t...

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  • Author: Cynthia Eden
  • Review by: Ryan Snyder
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Cynthia Eden

Love Is All You Need - Wild Roses; The Nature of Jade

This collection of two of Deb Caletti's most romantic books being only my second read of Caletti's, I can't believe I haven't picked up any of her other stories before. I preferred The Nature of Jade over Wild Roses, but both had heart achi...

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  • Author: Deb Caletti
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse

Waterdancer

Water dancer is a lovely tale of a young girl named Bailey. She is put to many trials that most girls her age never even imagine. She might even become a mermaid! Through the help of her new surfer beau, Jack, long-lost-sea-creature father,...

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  • Author: Samantha Combs
  • Review by: Schmee079
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Out of Distribution

Easy

Finally I've found a strong contemporary romance that hasn't become mixed up in the ever-popular paranormal genre or on the Fifty Shades bandwagon. Easy was sensual with douses of proper teen angst. It tackled the concept of sexual assault...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tammara Webber
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Berkley

Dearly, Beloved

Dearly Beloved “Dearly Beloved” is the outstanding sequel to “Dearly Departed”. To me, this was great because it has the Victorian Era and zombies. Lia Habel does an outstanding job of imagery where you can just see all of the different cha...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lia Habel
  • Review by: ReaderGirl
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Del Rey

At First Touch - First Touch Series

I was pulled into Liz’s story from the very first page. The story flows smoothly with an engaging, likable protagonist who is pitted against forces that conspire to harness her power and use her talents for their own purposes. With terrific...

5 Stars
  • Author: Mattie Dunman
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Mattie Dunman

Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels is a cute story about a teenage girl dealing with life in a wheelchair. The book started with Lindy finding out she has a secret admirer. It turned out to be the popular guy in school, Mark. I would have liked to seen more intera...

3 Stars

Temptation - A Temptation Novel

Told through alternating points of view between the Amish Noah and the "English" Rose, Temptation is a forbidden love story. Rose is youthful and vulnerable, especially because she has recently lost her mother, and the men in her life are e...

4 Stars
  • Author: Karen Ann Hopkins
  • Review by: Crisgee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Amish, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Inkyard Press

Breaking Lauren

When Danny meets Lauren, it's love at first sight. But Danny also knows that he is not good enough for Lauren: after a year in juvenile detention, he fell into his uncle's criminal enterprise, complete with beat downs, drinking and new girl...

4 Stars

Once Again - Sky Cove Series #1

In Once Again, by Amy Durham we meet sixteen year old Layla Bradford. Her parents recently purchased String City, a guitar store, and moved the family from Nashville to Sky Cove, Maine. On her first day at Sky Cove Senior High, Layla meets...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amy Durham
  • Review by: Kate
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Amy Durham

Wraith

Let me just say that even though this is a YA novel (don't hate...I LOVE YA books), it doesn't read like one. The characters are so easy to fall in love with and relate to. Jane is a quirky, sarcastic young lady who has the ability to inter...

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  • Author: Angel Lawson
  • Review by: Amanda Haffery
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Independently Published

If We Kiss

Before I start this review I would like to say I was definitely not the right person for this book. I picked it thinking it would be a book aimed at a more mature teen audience, and that it would examine the situation through older eyes. St...

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  • Author: Rachel Vail
  • Review by: Aquaflame64
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

Wasteland - Wasteland #1

Lynn Rush's Wasteland is not your atypical YA romance. You are thrown in to David's misery from the outset of the book. He must either fight his demonic side or succumb to its depths. David's innate goodness is reflected when his Master tel...

5 Stars

The Keeper - Mist, #1

It's always refreshing to get away from the norm. No vampires, no werewolves, no zombies, no sirens, and no ghosts. It's an odd thing to find a young adult book let alone a paranormal young adult book with none of these things. So that work...

4 Stars

Life on the Edge

I really enjoyed this skating story and felt the author did a remarkable job in describing the skating routines and everything having to do with the skating world with such perfection. I enjoyed getting to know her characters and I felt tha...

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