Dystopia (YA) | Fantasy (YA) | Science fiction (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (#1 The Lunar Chronicles) re-read

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Young Adult/Science Fiction/Fantasy/Dystopia A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, […]

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Historical Fiction (YA) | Mystery (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco (#2 Stalking Jack the Ripper)

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Historical Fiction/Young Adult/Mystery Bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer…or has the depraved prince been brought back to life? Following the grief and horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper’s true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has […]

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Dystopia (YA) | Science fiction (YA) | Thriller (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Eden by G.C. Julien (#1 Eden)

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Science Fiction/Dystopia/Thriller In 2064, America faced the deadliest gender war in history. Civilization collapsed and millions died. Now, in a daunting world without electricity or societal laws, revered feminist leader Eve Malum guides surviving women to safety—to a utopian haven known as Eden—where she forbids the male gender from ever entering. But […]

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Contemporary (YA) | Mental Health (YA) | Romance (YA) | Young Adult fiction

Book Review: Pen & Xander by Laekan Zea Kemp

GENRE & SYNOPSIS Contemporary/Romance/Young Adult/Mental Health Pen Prado has a passion for cooking. Specifically, cooking her father’s food in her father’s restaurant. It’s the heart of their immigrant neighborhood, a place where everyone belongs, and second chances are always on the menu. Except for Pen. Despite the fact that there’s something almost magic about her […]

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