Louder Than Words tells the story of a teenage girl who must uncover her past in order to pursue her future.
“Conjure is a sweet, adventure-packed romp for young teen readers.”
“It’s like Alice in Wonderland meets Jason Bourne in Fallujah.”
“Libba Bray has created a mesmerizing concoction of the paranormal mixed with horror, well seasoned with captivating period detail.”
“. . . not a warm fuzzy story.”
“A cautionary tale about responsibility, integrity, and redemption . . .”
“. . . skillfully crafted . . . in a fun-filled, thoroughly enjoyable package.”
Cat Crawford, just about to turn 16, is not in the mood to celebrate.
“. . . fresh, strange, and dangerous. . . . Neverland is lush and beautiful, but edged everywhere with menace . . . the people . . . ragged-edged and wild.”
“Liar and Spy is a worthwhile read . . .”
Rebecca Stead covers a lot of ground in her new middle grade mystery Liar and Spy.
“What more can a reader ask? . . . dazzling . . . a brilliant story well told.”
“. . . a magical, thought-provoking expedition.”
“. . . realistic . . . rendered in a quiet prose that speaks volumes . . .”
“. . . an effervescent cocktail . . . with just the right bite.”
“Pretty Amy is a coming-of-age story without the comfort of padding.”
“A perfectly timed novel of dystopian love . . . Smart, creative, and dazzling . . .”
“Mr. Bedard masterfully interlaces the real with the supernatural . . . , evoking a sense of myriad magical possibilities.”
“The Fault in Our Stars feels like the stakes have been raised, a swing for the fences that tackles big themes (life, love, and death) and succeeds. Mr.
“Read Grave Mercy for the interesting view of history, the mysterious and absorbing religion of assassins, the adventure, the romance, the incredibly fine storytelling.
“Amazingly, in weaving Charlotte Bronte’s beloved tome into the life of a modern day teenager, Eve Marie Mont has managed to create characters that believably embody dual roles in both sett
“Ms. Despain knows how to keep the action flowing. . . . The Savage Grace is a paranormal romance, but the love story takes a back seat to the action.
“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.”
“Ms. DeStefano does a good job of capturing that push-pull dynamic that is so common among adolescents: I hate it. I love it. I’m not sure what I’m feeling. . . .
The trick of the young adult novel is one of illusion.
“Creative and inviting, Incarnate offers a new concept into the young adult genre, now overflowing with paranormal and fantasy titles.