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Book Review: The Waiting Sky

The Waiting Sky
By Lara Zielin
August 2, 2012
Ages 14 and up
Putnam Juvenile
Reviewed: Hardcover

REVIEW

THE WAITING SKY manages to be an insightful, emotional story about addiction and family dynamics as well as a fun adventure story …

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Book Review: The Ward by Jordana Frankel

Book Review: The Ward by Jordana Frankel

The Ward
By Jordana Frankel
April 30, 2013
Ages 12 and up
Katherine Tegen Books
Reviewed: ARC

 
Sometimes you hold such high expectations for a book, only to be let down when you finally have it in your hands. …

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Unbreak My Heart – Book Review

Book Review: Unbreak My Heart

Book Review: Unbreak My HeartUnbreak My Heart
By Melissa C. Walker
May 22, 2012
Bloomsbury USA
Reviewed: e-book (Netgalley)

 

REVIEW:

What a lovely beach read UNBREAK MY HEART would be… The length is perfect for a day in the sun, as you listen …

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Unearthly – Book Review

Book Review: Unearthly

Book Review: UnearthlyUnearthly
By Cynthia Hand
HarperTeen
Hardcover

 

REVIEW:

I had heard such wonderful things about this book and series and yet I still allowed this book to sit on my shelf for much too long before I finally started reading …

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Unravel Me By Tahereh Mafi – Book Review

Book Review + Giveaway: Unravel MeUnravel Me
By Tahereh Mafi
February 5, 2013
Ages 14 and up
HarperTeen
Reviewed: ARC from Publisher

REVIEW

OK, so SHATTER ME by Teherah Mafi was good, sure – but UNRAVEL ME was even BETTER! Seriously. I’ll admit, it took …

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Unraveling – Book Review

Book Review: Unraveling

Book Review: UnravelingUnraveling
By Elizabeth Norris
April 24, 2012
Balzer + Bray
Reviewed: ARC from Publisher

REVIEW

Rarely can I say that I have had the opportunity to read a book that is the equivalent to some of the best, most twisted …

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Unremembered By Jessica Brody – Book Review

Unremembered By Jessica Brody

Unremembered By Jessica BrodyUnremembered
By Jessica Brody
March 5, 2013
Ages 12 and up
Farrar, Straus, & Giroux (BYR)
Reviewed: ARC from Publisher

REVIEW

Perhaps my expectations were too high. Perhaps I expected something entirely different than what was served. Perhaps it was …

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Until I Die – Book Review

Until I Die by Amy Plum

Until I Die by Amy PlumUntil I Die
By Amy Plum
May 8, 2012
Ages 14 and up
HarperTeen
Reviewed: ARC (from publisher)

REVIEW

Ah, the middle book in a series… Typically, one worries about whether or not the installment would have “middle-book syndrome”. In …

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White Lines by Jennifer Banash Book Review

 

 

 

 

White Lines
By Jennifer Banash
April 4, 2013
Ages 14 and up
Putnam Juvenile
Reviewed: ARC

 

REVIEW

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve rock-and-rolled through a novel as darkly engaging as WHITE LINES