“Past Perfect Life is gripping, touching, and raw. . . . Highly recommended for teens, and any adult who enjoys a well-drawn story.”
“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.
“Sorry for Your Loss is a beautiful, sad, humorous book that traverses the deep and debilitating world of sorrow.”
“The Missing Season is a creepy read, thrilling, fast-paced, and spooky. . . . There is much to entertain, and much to send shivers up your spine. . .
“Since We Last Spoke is a compelling exploration of the power of love to overcome loss as seen through the eyes of two lovestruck teens caught between warring fami
“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.”
America is very accustomed to shootings, violence and the human suffering this evokes.
"A Sky for Us Alone strives to be a novel of social commentary touching upon a wide variety of issues including drug abuse, economic inequality and hardship, fractured families, dome
“Teens who are feeling out of place, struggling to find their place in a new school, wondering where they want to go to college, or dealing with dating issues should find the book both fun
This heady blend of sci-fi, romance, and revolution reels in the reader from the start.
A small town. A big secret. A deadly game. A dark, contemporary thriller.
“a terrific YA thriller. . . . Peter Blankman’s blurred perception of what’s happening to him intrigues us from the first page to the very last.”
“a fast-moving, exciting, sometimes near-harrowing story of one of man’s basic fears, that of the denial of one’s true identity by those he loves.”
“It is a love letter to good writing, interesting plotting, and strong characterization.”
“Does love have to end in heartbreak?”
Many young adult novels can be enjoyed by readers from 8 to 88. Others are tightly aimed at teenagers.
Climate change has wrecked Earth with monster storms and towering tsunamis. Cities around the globe disappear under water that surges higher every day.
“Nonstop action . . .”
“This morning I awoke to a dead girl standing beside my bed, peeling strips of skin from her arms.”
“a well-written contemporary YA novel with likable characters and a few moral lessons that are obvious but not heavy-handed.”
A drug similar to Ritalin, called Concentr8, has suddenly stopped being distributed and the repercussions are as Dr.
“. . . a welcome view of a likable young woman’s full-throttled claim on life in the early 20th century.”
“A cautionary tale about responsibility, integrity, and redemption . . .”
“The Girl in the Park by Mariah Fredericks demonstrates one should not judge a book by its cover and that friendships—even broken ones—can still run deep and true.”
“This spine-chilling thriller is fast paced and intense.
In her debut book The Daughters, Joanna Philbin introduced us to three best friends: Carina, daughter of one of the richest men in the world; Hudson, daughter of a famous pop star; and Liz