Book Review

[Contest] Love, Rosie (Where Rainbows End) by Cecelia Ahern

Title: Love, Rosie (Where Rainbows End) Loved it Graded Author: Cecelia Ahern Genre: Romance Publisher: Hyperion Elements: Chick Lit Series: Stand Alone From the bestselling author of PS, I Love You comes a delightfully enchanting novel about what happens when two people who are meant to be together just can’t seem to get it right. Rosie and Alex are destined for one another, and… Read more →

Dark Star by Bethany Frenette

Title: Dark Star Loved it Graded Author: Bethany Frenette Genre: Fantasy, Superheroes Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Elements: Superpowers Series: Book 1 of the Dark Star series Audrey Whitticomb has nothing to fear. Her mother is the superhero Morning Star, the most deadly crime-fighter in the Twin Cities, so it’s hard for Audrey not to feel safe. That is, until she’s lured into the sweet night air… Read more →

The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

Title: The Paladin Prophecy Loved it Graded Author: Mark Frost Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers  Elements: Paladins Series: Book 1 of the Paladin Prophecy series Will West is careful to live life under the radar. At his parents’ insistence, he’s made sure to get mediocre grades and to stay in the middle of the pack on his cross-country team.… Read more →

Operation Mom by Reenita Malhotra Hora

Title: Operation Mom Loved it Graded Author: Reenita Malhotra Hora Genre: Crossover fiction Publisher: HarperCollins India Elements: India Series: Stand alone Published by Harper Collins India, Operation Mom – How I got my mother a life and a man is the story of a Mumbai young adult who embarks on a mission to get her single mother dating again. Ila Isham has a lot to… Read more →

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Title: Shatter Me Loved it Graded Author: Tahereh Mafi Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HarperTEEN Elements: Superpowers, touch that kills Series: Book 1 of the Shatter Me series Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As… Read more →

Slated by Teri Terry

Title: Slated Loved it Graded Author: Teri Terry Genre: Dystopia Publisher: Orchard Books Elements: Assassins, Pirates Series: Book 1 of Slated series Kyla’s memory has been erased, her personality wiped blank, her memories lost for ever. She’s been Slated. The government claims she was a terrorist and that they are giving her a second chance – as long as she plays by their rules. But… Read more →

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Title: Scarlet Loved it Graded Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Elements: Fairytale retellings Series: Book 2 of the Lunar Chronicles series The fates of Cinder and Scarlet collide as a Lunar threat spreads across the Earth… Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break… Read more →

The Pirate’s Wish by Cassandra Rose Clarke

Title: The Pirate’s Wish Loved it Graded Author: Cassandra Rose Clarke Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Strange Chemistry Elements: Assassins, Pirates Series: Book 2 of The Assassin’s Curse duology After setting out to break the curse that binds them together, the pirate Ananna and the assassin Naji find themselves stranded on an enchanted island in the north with nothing but a sword… Read more →

Love! Live Dangerously! And Have Fun! by Catherine Khoo

Title: Love! Live Dangerously! And Have Fun! Loved it Graded Author: Catherine Khoo Genre: Memoir Publisher: Wicked Witty Women! Elements: – Series: Stand alone Intended to inspire women and their daughters, Love! Live Dangerously! And Have Fun! shares her insights on being a daughter, a mother and more! Subtitled A Mother’s Lessons on Love, Hope, Loss and the Gifts of… Read more →

Shadowlark by Meagan Spooner

Title: Shadowlark Loved it Graded Author: Meagan Spooner Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab Elements: Dystopian, post-apocalyptic world Series: Book 2 in the Skylark series Ever since she escaped the city within the Wall, Lark Ainsley’s wanted one thing: to find her brother Basil. She’s always believed he would be the one to put an end to the constant fear… Read more →