“Trying to hide or control powerful magic is not an uncommon theme in young adult literature; melding that theme with a fight club scenario is unique and makes for a good read.”
“does not try to say exactly what is right and wrong in how we view the world, but shows that to every answer there is a question.
“funny, touching, and thought-provoking. Izzy is likeable and real, while the story studies both her good characteristics and her flaws.
“Virtually Yours is a fun book with diverse characters, questions that plague many teens, and the separate worlds of home and college.”
“Again, but Better is a fun idea. Who doesn’t like a love story with time travel and a chance to do things over again—and do them the right way?”
“Those who have been waiting a long time for this new addition to the Shadowhunters series will be thrilled with the story brought to them by Clare and Chu.”
“Serious Moonlight succeeds in its story mission.”
“This book will appeal to teens—or adults—who like dark murder mysteries with just a touch of supernatural terror.”
“Snow weaves her way around so many complex issues that teenagers face, and does it with kindness and a sense of love for what teens deal with.”
“Spooner deftly paints a portrait of a woman born before her time and coming to enjoy the borrowed freedoms her secret identity provides. . . .
“Reynolds combines urban grit, suburban optimism, and just the right amount of snark to create an unforgettable love story.”
“a lively, action-packed tale. Fantasy fans and heist aficionados alike will delight in Sky’s adventures and cheer on her ragtag team of thieves.”
“Rollins' brisk pacing and efficient choreography of action scenes leads the story through a variety of kidnapping, rescues, escapes, ambushes, and showdowns in both the present 2077 and th
“This book is a study, a narrative, a poem of what life means when you have to deal with the guilt and the pain of being a survivor. . .
If you like happily-ever-after girl-and-horse stories, skip Dark Horses.
Sarah Dessen knows her literary lane and wisely sticks to it.
Nanette O’Hare is the only child of privileged suburban parents, earnestly studying and earning high grades, scoring goals and breaking records on her high school soccer team.
“the Thunder Road series . . . [is] off to an engine-revving start . . .”
“Black Ice is well done and guaranteed to keep readers on the edge of their seats.”
"The Perfect Match is the perfect match for readers who love big families and humor."
“. . . hard to put down.”
“Tahereh Mafi has proved herself a masterful plotter and storyteller.”
Unravel Me is Tahereh Mafi’s second book in a dystopian YA trilogy.
Liv Stein awakens in an unfamiliar room, broken, bruised, and with no memory of life before the accident her parents claim nearly killed her.
“Conjure is a sweet, adventure-packed romp for young teen readers.”
“. . . an effervescent cocktail . . . with just the right bite.”