A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES – C.G. Drews (Honest Review)

  SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 12+  Rating: B- (72%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hourContinue reading “A THOUSAND PERFECT NOTES – C.G. Drews (Honest Review)”

RISK – Fleur Ferris (Honest Review)

 SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Thriller Target Audience: 12+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Taylor and Sierra have been best friends for their whole lives. But Taylor’s fed up. Why does Sierra always get what – and who – she wants? From kissing Taylor’s crush to stealing the guy they both metContinue reading “RISK – Fleur Ferris (Honest Review)”

FIRSTLIFE – Gena Showalter (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult –  (Sort of Urban?) Fantasy Target Audience: 15+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Step one…you die. ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not herContinue reading “FIRSTLIFE – Gena Showalter (Honest Review)”

MY LOVELY FRANKIE – Judith Clarke (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 14+  Rating: D+ (44%) Goodreads Rating: 3/5 Goodreads Description: A masterful, moving story about a teenage boy caught between faith and love, by one of Australia’s finest YA writers. ‘Frankie believed in Heaven quite literally, as if it was another lovely world out past the stars. AndContinue reading “MY LOVELY FRANKIE – Judith Clarke (Honest Review)”

I HAVE LOST MY WAY – Gayle Forman (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A standalone novel. Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 14+  Rating: A (82%) Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description: A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of If I Stay. Around the time that Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun is making plans to runContinue reading “I HAVE LOST MY WAY – Gayle Forman (Honest Review)”

THE DARKEST MINDS – Alexandra Bracken (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! The first book in the The Darkest Minds series. Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Dystopian Target Audience: 12+  Rating: B+ (82%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gotContinue reading “THE DARKEST MINDS – Alexandra Bracken (Honest Review)”

BLACK ICE – Becca Fitzpatrick (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Thriller Target Audience: 12+ Rating: D- (26%) Goodreads Rating: 2/5 Goodreads Description: Danger is hard to resist in this sexy thriller from Becca Fitzpatrick, the New York Times bestselling author of the Hush, Hush saga. Britt Pheiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but she isn’t prepared when her ex-boyfriend, who still haunts her every thought,Continue reading “BLACK ICE – Becca Fitzpatrick (Honest Review)”

A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES – Sarah J. Maas (Honest Review)

The first book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series. Genre: New Adult – Fantasy Target Audience: 17+ Rating: A+ (98%) Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description: Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots aContinue reading “A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES – Sarah J. Maas (Honest Review)”

LIFEL1K3 – Jay Kristoff (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! The first book in the Lifelike series. Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction Target Audience: 14+  Rating: A- (88%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads description: On a floating junkyard beneath a radiation sky, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Eve isn’t looking for secrets—she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she’sContinue reading “LIFEL1K3 – Jay Kristoff (Honest Review)”

THIS MORTAL COIL – Emily Suvada (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! The first book in the This Mortal Coil series. Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Dystopian Target Audience: 12+  Rating: C (56%) Goodreads Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Description: When a lone soldier, Cole, arrives with news of Lachlan Agatta’s death, all hope seems lost for Catarina. Her father was the world’s leading geneticist, and humanity’s best hopeContinue reading “THIS MORTAL COIL – Emily Suvada (Honest Review)”