Category: YA Book Reviews

The Unadjusteds

By Marisa Noelle Science Fiction – Dystopia / Young Adult (This book will be released November 1st, 2019 but you can pre-order now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Book Depository) My Synopsis In the future you can take pills to alter your DNA…

Remembering the Good Times

by Richard Peck   NOTE: THIS IS A REBLOG FROM ONE YEAR AGO. I decided to repost because summertime often brings back memories of the time I spent with these kids.  When I think back on this book it is very much like thinking…

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager

By Ben Philippe YA novel My Synopsis: Teenaged Black French Canadian Norris Kaplan has to move to Austin Texas after his parents’ divorce. He hates everyone and everything until he kinda doesn’t maybe? Cheerleaders, jocks, romance, the whole high school shebang you see in…

A Million Shades of Gray

By Cynthia Kadohata. A book review and commentary. This young adult story takes place in 1975 in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam. I wanted to read it because I have a fascination with history and untold truths and because I highly admire elephants….

A New Darkness

Recently I finished The Starblade Chronicles series by Joseph Delaney and did not come to the end with the usual sadness and grief I have when finishing a well-loved book. I enjoyed them, but as my nephew said when I asked how he liked…