Category: young adult

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Posted June 19, 2012 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
Daughter of Smoke and Bone

From Goodreads: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be […]

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The Fault in Our Stars

Posted March 27, 2012 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
The Fault in Our Stars

From GoodReads: Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 12, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs… for now. Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that […]

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Review: Ashfall

Posted January 16, 2012 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
Review: Ashfall

From GoodReads: Under the bubbling hot springs and geysers of Yellowstone National Park is a supervolcano. Most people don’t know it’s there. The caldera is so large that it can only be seen from a plane or satellite. It just could be overdue for an eruption, which would change the landscape and climate of our […]

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Review: When She Woke

Posted December 21, 2011 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
Review: When She Woke

When She Woke is a dystopian retelling of a Scarlet Letter. In this world criminals are chromed (their skin turned a different color) according to their crimes. Hannah the main character in this book is charged with murder, because she had an abortion, and is chromed red. Life as a chrome is not easy and […]

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Review: Blood Red Road

Posted November 3, 2011 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
Review: Blood Red Road

From Goodreads: Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That’s fine by her, as long as her beloved twin brother Lugh is around. But when a monster sandstorm arrives, […]

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Review: Wolf Mark

Review: Wolf Mark

Wolf Mark by Joseph Bruchac Published by Lee & Low Books on 2011 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Native American, Paranormal, People & Places, United States, Young Adult Pages: 377 Goodreads Luke King knows a lot of things. Like four different ways to disarm an enemy before the attacker can take a […]

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Review: Tankborn

Posted July 1, 2011 by Hillary in Book Reviews, young adult / 0 Comments
Review: Tankborn

FTC notice: This book was sent to me by the publisher In the beginning of this year I told myself I was going to break out of my literary fiction rut and try new genres. So far I have tried several different genres but have held back trying Young Adult. I cant give a good […]

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