BOOK miniREVIEW: Speak by Laurie Hasel Anderson

INFORMATION Title:  Speak Series:  - Author:  Laurie Halse Anderson Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Published:  May 2011 Language:  English Format:  eBook Pages:  220 ISBN:  9781429997041 *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, YA. Goodreads rating: 4 The first ten lies they tell you in high school. "Speak up for yourself--we want to know what … Continue reading BOOK miniREVIEW: Speak by Laurie Hasel Anderson

BOOK miniREVIEW: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

INFORMATION Title:  Jane Steele Series:  - Author:  Lyndsay Faye Publisher:  Headline Review Published:  March 2016 Language:  English Format:  Paperback Pages:  432 ISBN:  9781472217554 *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Retelling, YA. Goodreads rating: 3.95 Reader, I murdered him. A Gothic retelling of Jane Eyre. Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers … Continue reading BOOK miniREVIEW: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

BOOK miniREVIEW: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

INFORMATION Title:  Before I Fall Series:  - Author:  Lauren Oliver Publisher:  Harper Collins Published:  February 2017 Language:  English Format:  Paperback Pages:  485 ISBN:  9780062656322 ***********************************************************************        *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Contemporary, Romance, YA. Goodreads rating: 3.92 What if you had only one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how … Continue reading BOOK miniREVIEW: Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

BOOK REVIEW: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

INFORMATION Title:  The Hate U Give Series:  - Author:  Angie Thomas Publisher:  Walker Books Published:  April 2017 Language:  English Format:  Paperback Pages:  438 ISBN:  9781406372151 ***********************************************************************        *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Contemporary, YA. Goodreads rating: 4.72 Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

BOOK REVIEW: A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

INFORMATION Title:  A Madness so Discreet Series:  - Author:  Mindy McGinnis Publisher:  Katherine Tegen Books Published:  October 2015 Language:  English Format:  eBook Pages:  400 ISBN: 9780062320889 ***********************************************************************        *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Historical Fiction, Thriller, Mystery, YA. Average Goodreads rating: 3.79 Grace Mae knows madness. She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

BOOK REVIEW: The Precious Stone Trilogy by Kerstin Gier

*********************************************************************** BEWARE - PREPARE FOR A LONG POST! *********************************************************************** I decided to review this trilogy with only one post, not only because I marathoned it but because thinking about each book by itself wasn't enough. This series could clearly have been one big book because they were really connected and each book didn't have a … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Precious Stone Trilogy by Kerstin Gier

BOOK REVIEW: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

INFORMATION Title:  The Female of the Species Series:  - Author:  Mindy McGinnis Publisher:  Katherine Tegen Books Published:  September 2016 Language:  English Format:  eBook Pages:  352 ISBN: 9780062320919 ***********************************************************************        *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Contemporary, Thriller, YA. Goodreads rating: 4.27 Edgar Award–winning author Mindy McGinnis delivers a dark and riveting contemporary YA novel that blends the … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

BOOK REVIEW: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

 INFORMATION Title:  The Book Thief Series:  - Author:  Marcus Zusak Publisher:  Black Swan Published:  September 2007 Language:  English Format:  Paperback Pages:  554 ISBN: 9780552773898 *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Historical Fiction, YA. Average Goodreads rating: 4.35 HERE IS A SMALL FACT: YOU ARE GOING TO DIE. 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

BOOK REVIEW: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

INFORMATION Title: The Madness Underneath Series:  Shades of London #2 Author:  Maureen Johnson Publisher:  Putnam Juvenile Published:  February 2013 Language:  English Format:  eBook Pages:  304 ISBN: 9781101607831 *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Mystery, Paranormal, YA. Average Goodreads rating: 3.88 After her near-fatal run-in with the Jack the Ripper copycat, Rory Deveaux has been living in Bristol under the … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

BOOK REVIEW: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

 INFORMATION Title:The Name of the Star Series:  Shades of London #1 Author:  Maureen Johnson Publisher:  G.P. Putnam's Sons Published:  October 2012 Language:  English Format:  eBook Pages:  372 ISBN: - *********************************************************************** GOODREADS SYNOPSIS Genre: Mystery, Paranormal, Historical Fiction, YA. Average Goodreads rating: 3.91 "New York Times" bestseller Maureen Johnson takes on Jack the Ripper in this captivating paranormal … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson