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: 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: Retrograde Horizon Author: Charon Dunn Genre: Science Fiction / Young Adult In the second volume of The Adventures of Sonny Knight, Sonny’s fight for survival continues. The young man successfully made it home, but his closest friends and family are still living on an island ruled by terrorist clones.
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.
Author: Lindsay Schuster Title: Journey Genre: Young Adult Contemporary / Christian Fiction This deeply relational novel offers a fitting close to a trilogy about four friends who have been through rough patches in their lives from high school on. Now facing their last year in college, the young women enter a new phase… Read More Editorial Review – Journey
Author: Lindsay Schuster Title: Prosper Genre: Young Adult / Inspirational Fiction / Christian Fiction / Coming of Age / Realistic Fiction / Teen Fiction Prosper tells the story of four friends and how they help each other through their high school difficulties. Each girl comes from a troubled background—recovering from a tragic accident,… Read More Editorial Review – Prosper