Title: The Secret Keeper Author: Jane Alvey Harris Genre: Young Adult / Contemporary Realism / Fantasy The Secret Keeper is the second book in the My Myth trilogy. It tells the story of seventeen-year-old Emily Alvey, who was abused by her own father when she was only seven years old.
Title: The Sun and the Moon Author: Willa M. Scantlebury Genre: YA / Contemporary Romance / LGBTQ The Sun and the Moon by Willa M. Scantlebury follows the best friendship of Robin and Tommy through their formative high school and college years and into their early twenties. Although Robin has always wanted… Read More The Sun and the Moon – Editorial Review
Title: The Necklace Author: Lewis Horwitz Genre: Romance / Young Adult It is a common misconception that if you want to write a book, you have to come up with a fantastical plot which involves complex twists and turns, a dashing hero, and a spunky heroine and maybe a villainous character or two. But quite… Read More Editorial Review – The Necklace
Title: Sam’s Theory Author: Sarah Mendivel Genre: Young Adult This is the thoughtful and philosophical story of Sam, a young woman who grows beyond the abuse, neglect, and rejection she’s experienced from the adults in her life. The tale starts with her on the run in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest and follows her… Read More Editorial Review – Sam’s Theory
Title: Breaking Into the Light Author: Cynthia A. Morgan Genre: YA Fantasy The third book in the Dark Fey series brings the band of characters to their darkest battles. The Fey of the Light have managed to save some abducted younglings who were taken to become Dark Fey, but when Legionnaires follow them back across, complications… Read More Editorial Review – Breaking Into the Light
Title: Sieging Manganela Author: Charon Dunn Genre: YA / Science Fiction Sieging Manganela is a prequel in terms of chronology, but it can easily be read by itself. Featuring a few of the main characters from One Sunny Night and Retrograde Horizon, it primarily centers on the unlikely friendship between Turo, a soldier in the Vanram army, and Zeffany,… Read More Editorial Review – Sieging Manganela
Title: Elements Author: Nia Markos Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Elements (Book One—The Crystal Series) by Nia Markos is an imaginative Young Adult Urban Fantasy. The book starts out in the setting of Alba with some backstory that sets up the current plot.
Title: One Sunny Night Author: Charon Dunn Genre: YA Science Fiction This coming-of-age story tells how Leroy “Sonny” Knight grows and adapts following a terrorist attack during a clashball game. The story is set in a futuristic version of the world: Earth has suffered from meteors and the Americas have been split into new islands and… Read More Editorial Review – One Sunny Night
My last blog post was a review of Divergent; the first of the trilogy which I absolutely loved. It was with this same enthusiasm that I started Insurgent, the film adaptation of which has been recently released in the cinema.
The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke Release date: October 2012 Borrowed from local library My rating: 5/5 stars “The vendor shouted behind me, angry curses that would’ve made a real lady blush. Then Tarrin joined in, screaming at me to come back, hollering that he hadn’t been joking about the assassins. I squeezed… Read More Assassin’s Curse – Book Review