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An Unstill Life

Livvie made me want to cry. To be so young she had so much going on in her life. So much guilt, pain, responsibility, fear and most of it shouldn’t have even been put on her. Her mother tried her best but I personally thought she could have...

4 Stars

Remember Me Forever - Lovely Vicious Book 3

"Remember Me Forever" is the third and final book in the Lovely Vicious series. I have to say that this was an amazing, mind-blowing conclusion. When I first read the series, it was independently published, and I loved it. And now that I re...

5 Stars

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

It Started with Goodbye

"It Started With Goodbye", by Christina June, is a glorious coming of age teen story. Tatum is a delightful girl who feels the weight of the world coming down upon her. The author does a good job of portraying her as a realistic teen. Other...

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  • Author: Christina June
  • Review by: Pamela Robinson
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

Toward a Secret Sky

Demons, Descriptions, and a Fabulous story await the reader of "Toward a Secret Sky"! It all starts off with Maren moving to Scotland, which let me tell you with the craze that is Outlander I was very happy to have this setting again! Maren...

5 Stars
  • Author: Heather Maclean
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

For Love and Honor

I have enjoyed every book that I have read of Jody Hudlund. I loved “For Love and Honor” just as much! This medieval fantasy series is one of my absolute favorites! The author has a way of grabbing you and keeping you reading until the very...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jody Hedlund
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Zondervan

The Bad Boy Bargain

“The Bad Boy Bargain” is a fun read from page one. The two main characters are Kyle Sawyer and Faith Gladwell, both high-school seniors. They do not run in the same circles because Kyle is a baseball player, while Faith is dating a football...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kendra C. Highley
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Falling for the Girl Next Door

“Falling for the Girl Next Door” is the fifth book in the Creative HeArts series and the second book in the Sloane and Tru Arc. In the first book arc, Sloane moved to Texas from the big NYC after an “incident” and while living there she fel...

4 Stars

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

“The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland” for me was a mess. It was manic to the extreme and I just couldn't get into it. I felt very confused and didn't connect with any of the characters. The story felt very bipolar and it just didn't work ou...

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  • Author: Rebekah Crane
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Boyfriend Bet - Boyfriend Chronicles, #2

I enjoyed "The Boyfriend Bet". It was a fast, fun, mostly sweet read. Zoe and Grant were really cute together, and I appreciated Zoe and her unwillingness to take anything lying down. Chris Cannon did a good job of writing Grant's back and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Chris Cannon
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

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: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

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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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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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

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

The Rift - The Seventh Book 2

I met Mimi and the gang in the first book of the series, "The Seventh," and I knew they were going to have problems with one member's family considering their background. I already knew what was going to happen, so I wasn’t surprised when i...

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The Dating Tutor: Sasha’s Story

Ellie is just another common student who attends Nobel High. There isn’t anything about her that makes her stand out and be part of the popular group in school. So when one of the most popular boys asks her out, Ellie is happy, but shocked...

4 Stars
  • Author: Melissa Frost
  • Review by: Diana Coyle
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

Summer's Road

Summer Quinn is a young woman with a lot going on in her life. She is dealing with some pretty tough issues. She is still coming to terms with the loss of her father 4 years ago. A father who raised her alone after her mother left them when...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kelly Moran
  • Review by: Lisa Mason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: KDP

Thicker Than Water

In Thicker Than Water inner monologue and mystery are the two main themes of this book. Both are done very well. I didn’t see the ending coming and the resolution to the master blew me away! Normally I realize what’s going on far before we...

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Finding Perfect

Finding Perfect is beautiful story about young love, coming of age and finding your way regardless of the obstacles. It is a rich girl-poor boy story and I absolutely love books with that theme. The story can be divided into two parts. In t...

4 Stars

Falling For the Wrong Guy

Teenagers are more likely to do stupid things without thinking about consequences. Both characters of this novel did such things. They fell for one another knowing that they are off limits. From the very beginning it was interesting to see...

4 Stars

Playing the Player

Stories featuring two completely different personalities are very high on my “to be read list”. I like to read about how the characters overcome their prejudice toward each other and how they start to see behind all the well build facades....

4 Stars

Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru - Creative HeArts

Sloane made a statement with her art that got her arrested. Her parents made the decision to take her away from her friends and family so she will straighten up her act. That's how she ended up in Texas with a cute next door neighbor. Hones...

3 Stars

Avelynn

This story, OMG, I just died over. I’ve been pagan for over 20 years and this was just soaked with the correct terms etc. I loved it! The story could be very closely related to others, like Romeo and Juliet etc., where two people from warri...

5 Stars

Another Day

Another Day is out of this world---AMAZING. I can't tell you how excited I was to get my hands on this book as I’m such a fan of his first novel. I wasn't sure what to expect, except for exceptional! Of course, I can't give spoilers because...

5 Stars

Damage Done

This book was well written and had my attention until the last couple pages. The subject matter is just not for me, I don’t want to put out any spoilers because it’s a big part of the book and explains a lot. Even though it was very realist...

3 Stars
  • Author: Amanda Panitch
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Random House

Alive

So, this one starts out like a normal contemporary. Stella needs a heart, and, well, she gets one. So life goes on. But then things get start to get paranormal weird. I really loved how this had a great blend of both. This one gets creepier...

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  • Author: Chandler Baker
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Hyperion

Life Unaware

Brief Synopsis: Regan Flay is a popular and mean girl. One day someone posted all of her text messages around the school. Suddenly from the most popular girl in the school she became the most hated girl in the school. The only person she ca...

4 Stars

Vanishing Girls

I always read what Lauren Oliver puts out. I’ve done this since her first book. The only issue is I never know what I'm going to get. This book was just not for me. The changing POV really killed the story for me personally. It really made...

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No One Like You - Barefoot William Beach

This fun and sensual contemporary romance has a great cast of characters, both four-footed and not, and evokes the wonderful sense of a tourist-friendly beach town and the laid-back atmosphere of the boardwalk in this Florida location. The...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kate Angell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Kensington Teen

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: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Dial Books

The Shattered Court - A Novel of the Four Arts, #1

Ok so what can I say about The Shattered Court? I didn’t know I was going to love it so much! I love me a great story about witches. And well I've been trying to branch back out into the world of NA and Adult titles as I needed a short brea...

5 Stars

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

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: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Romance: 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 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

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

Queens of the Apocalypse

What do you get when you combine The Walking Dead with RuPaul's Drag Race? This awesome book. I had no idea what to expect when I started this story but you tell me it's filled with zombies and drag queens and I'm there. The general plot is...

4 Stars

The Marriage Bargain - Marriage to a Billionaire, #1

I completely enjoyed reading this book. I fell in love with the characters from the very beginning. Their story of falling in love and staying in love was an excellent read. I love how the author wrote it because she brought in some true, e...

4 Stars

The Marriage Trap - Marriage to a Billionaire, #2

This is a touching, sweet and humorous story. I loved how the two main protagonists acted tough to hide their fears. As the story progressed both of the character grew and changed. Their fake marriage forced them to spend time together and...

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The Marriage Mistake - Marriage to a Billionaire, #3

The Marriage Mistake was everything I hoped it would be: Heartwarming, funny and sexy. Carina has grown into a confident and clever woman since the last installment. Max is powerful, strong and arrogant but in this story the reader gets to...

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Suspicion

Other than the gorgeous purple maze on the cover, I felt a slight kinship to Suspicion. For whatever reason, I recalled a horror movie from my childhood which featured a sinister maze overlooking a creepy hotel. It scared the pants off me a...

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  • Author: Alexandra Monir
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Horror, Romantic Elements, Supernatural, * Young Adult, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press

Love at First Snow - Seattle Sockeyes, #2.5

Jami Davenport’s Love at First Snow captured my heart during the first few pages. It’s a short novel, but that doesn’t mean it’s short on content and emotional connections. In fact, it really felt like so much was said and experienced in th...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jami Davenport
  • Review by: Valerie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements, Seasonal / Holiday, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Cedrona Enterprises

Wanted: Dead or In Love

Wanted: Dead or In Love was a great and fast read! I couldn't put it down. I jumped at the chance to read a teen paranormal version of Bonnie and Clyde. I am not a fanatic ha-ha, but I loved the movie that was out a few months ago. So when...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kym Brunner
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, Romantic Elements, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Merit Press

Freeing Carter

Freeing Carter is my second book by Nyrae Dawn. I think she has become my favorite author. Both her characters and stories are realistic. She writes about really messy situations teens find themselves in. Somehow they manage to find a way o...

4 Stars
  • Author: Nyrae Dawn
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Nyrae Dawn

Blood Hunt - Urban Wolf 3

Ayla Hammond is hoping for a romantic getaway in Paris with her girlfriend Shannon. Instead she finds the city under the control of a creature named Le Monstre. Ayla being Ayla has to check it out and gets caught up in a mystery and dead bo...

4 Stars

Isla and the Happily Ever After - Loose Trilogy, #3

Finally! This book has been long awaited and wished for! Stephanie Perkins really knows how to strike the heart strings with her characters. Isla has been in love with Josh since her freshman year. But she feels like she's never been notice...

4 Stars

Into The Devil's Underground

I really enjoy thrillers that have a psychological edge to them and keeps you guessing. I think I suspected the entire cast of characters at one time or another throughout the book. So, you know I was not inclined to put the book down until...

4 Stars

Girl on a Wire

Girl on a Wire was a slow story with a blend of magic/paranormal. The story is told through the eyes of talented 16 year old Jules. Girl on a Wire takes us through the life of two circus families that have been rivals for years. I thought t...

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  • Author: Gwenda Bond
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Romantic Elements, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

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