THE BLACK WITCH – Laurie Forest (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! The first book in the Black Witch Chronicles. Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy Target Audience: 14+  Rating: B (76%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the Gardnerian people during the Realm War. But while sheContinue reading “THE BLACK WITCH – Laurie Forest (Honest Review)”

DAUGHTER OF THE PIRATE KING – Tricia Levenseller (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! The first book in the Daughter of the Pirate King duology. Genre: Young Adult – Fantasy Target Audience: 14+  Rating: B+ (82%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Description: Sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map—the key to a legendary treasure trove—seventeen-year-old pirate captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies,Continue reading “DAUGHTER OF THE PIRATE KING – Tricia Levenseller (Honest Review)”

ONE OF US IS LYING – Karen M. McManus (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW!   Genre: Young Adult – Thriller Target Audience: 14+  Rating: A (90%) Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads description: The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.  Pay closeContinue reading “ONE OF US IS LYING – Karen M. McManus (Honest Review)”

HERDING CATS – Sarah Scribbles (Honest Review)

The third book in the Sarah Scribbles collection. Genre: Comic Target Audience: 11+ Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads description: “…author Sarah Andersen uses hilarious (and adorable) comics to illustrate the very specific growing pains that occur on your way to becoming a mature, put-together grownup. Andersen’s spot-on illustrations also show how to navigate this newfound adulthood once youContinue reading “HERDING CATS – Sarah Scribbles (Honest Review)”

SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA – Becky Albertalli (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! Genre: Young Adult – Contemporary Target Audience: 14+ (contains sexual references) Rating: B- (72%) Goodreads Rating: 4/5 Goodreads description: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into theContinue reading “SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA – Becky Albertalli (Honest Review)”

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER – Kerri Maniscalco (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! Book one in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series. Genre: Young Adult – Historical Fiction Target Audience: 13+ (contains violent scenes) Rating: A+ (98%) Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads description: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord’s daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the socialContinue reading “STALKING JACK THE RIPPER – Kerri Maniscalco (Honest Review)”

THESE BROKEN STARS – Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW! Book one in the Starbound Trilogy. Genre: Young Adult – Science Fiction Target Audience: 13+ (contains violent scenes) Rating: D+(46%) Goodreads Rating: 2/5 stars Goodreads description: Luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive – alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man inContinue reading “THESE BROKEN STARS – Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (Honest Review)”

THE KILLING FLOOR – Lee Child (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW An action-packed adventure injected with the perfect amount of romance and death. Goodreads description: Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Jack knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At leastContinue reading “THE KILLING FLOOR – Lee Child (Honest Review)”

VAMPIRE ACADEMY – Richelle Mead (Honest Review)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW! A Young Adult classic. READ IT!  (And ignore the cover, they’re not very pretty.) Goodreads description: ONLY A TRUE BEST FRIEND CAN PROTECT YOU FROM YOUR IMMORTAL ENEMIES… Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with a rare gift for harnessing the earth’s magic. She must be protected at all timesContinue reading “VAMPIRE ACADEMY – Richelle Mead (Honest Review)”

CITY OF BONES (The Mortal Instruments #1) – Cassandra Clare (Honest Review)

SPOILER FREE REVIEW. This book is a classic! Every die-hard YA lover needs to give it a crack, because it’s fabulous and wonderful, just dooo it! Goodreads description: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by threeContinue reading “CITY OF BONES (The Mortal Instruments #1) – Cassandra Clare (Honest Review)”