Category Archives: Young Adult

Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard

The world is divided along lines of color: Silver and Red. Those with silver blood (literally) have supernatural powers and are the ruling class. Those with red blood are ordinary, and thus essentially slave labor. Of course, divisions like this … Continue reading

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Wires and Nerve, by Marissa Meyer

The events of the Lunar Chronicles series are over, but the world doesn’t just go on peacefully with perfect trust afterwards. Relations are still strained between governments, and there are consequences from former royal edicts to be dealt with. Among … Continue reading

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Caraval, by Stephanie Garber

Note: I’m just back from vacation and have a couple backlogged reviews. I’ll be back to the blog in a more substantial way this weekend. In the meantime… From Goodreads: Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and … Continue reading

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My Unscripted Life, by Lauren Morrill

After receiving a rejection from a summer art camp, Dee feels like the whole course of her future is suddenly off track. She jumps at the opportunity to intern for a small-production movie that’s just come to town, and finds … Continue reading

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Like a River Glorious, by Rae Carson

Leah Westfall is now in California with the remains of the ragtag group she traveled west with in Walk on Earth a Stranger. Her uncle is still after her, and she knows she has to let some of her closest … Continue reading

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Aerie, by Maria Dahvana Headley

This book is the sequel to Magonia. I thought this was going to be a trilogy, but the second book wrapped up so well that now I wonder if it’s a duology instead. In Aerie, it’s been a year since … Continue reading

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A Torch Against the Night, by Sabaa Tahir

Because this is a second book in a series, I’m not going to talk about the story itself. I don’t want to give away book or series spoilers. Instead, this’ll just be a mini-review of my experience of the book. … Continue reading

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