Tag: Young Adult

Nightshade

Title: Nightshade Author: Andrea Cremer Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: October 2010 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she’ll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her […]

Forever Mine

Title: Forever Mine Author: Elizabeth Reyes Publisher: Elizabeth Reyes Publication Date: December 2010 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: Seventeen-year old Sarah’s life is turned upside down when her single mom is sent to jail. She’s forced to move, leaving behind everything she’s ever known, including her best friend Sydney. Lost and bitter in a new school, her one goal is to […]

So Much Closer

Title: So Much Closer Author: Susane Colasanti Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: May 2011 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: When Brooke’s crush, Scott, moves from their suburban town to New York City, she decides to follow him there. Living with her formerly estranged dad and adapting to a new school are challenging, and things go from bad to worse when Brooke learns […]

Mistwood: Short Review

Title: Mistwood Author: Leah Cypess Publisher: Harper Collins Publication Date: April 2010 Classification: YA Novel Challenge: Outdo Yourself Summary from Barnes and Noble: The Shifter is an immortal creature bound by an ancient spell to protect the kings of Samorna. When the realm is peaceful, she retreats to the Mistwood. But when she is needed she always comes. Isabel remembers nothing. Nothing before the prince rode into her […]

The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal *Stephanie’s Review*

First Sentence: The day they came to tell me, I was in one of the gardens with Kiernan, trying to decipher a three-hundred-year-old map of the palace grounds. Super Brief Review: A wonderful story about a girl whose entire life has been a lie. Favorite Quotes: Substitute princes, failed dyer, scribe – none of those role had prepared me for this. Slightly Longer Review: The […]