Tag Archives: 12+

Lost and Found by Katrina Leno (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Louis and Frances are internet friends who meet on a support group website. Louis is struggling with feeling at fault for an accident that lost his sister her legs. Frances is coming to terms with the fact … Continue reading

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The Dogs by Allan Stratton (2016)

4.2 Stars. Cameron Weaver and his mother having been moving from place to place trying to escape the path of his abusive father. They find themselves in a small town at a farm house with a mysterious past. Through research, … Continue reading

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Say You Will by Eric Walters (2015)

Rating: 3.5 Stars Sweet and awkward Samuel tries to navigate his way through the rules of high school to create the perfect promposal for a mystery girl. This was definitely a book that sold me on its cover. With another … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. It’s a book that really needs no introduction. Almost 20 years later, Harry Potter has a family, and his child Albus and his legacy difficulties becomes the focus of this story. It’s not a novel, but rather … Continue reading

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Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes (2016)

Rating: 4.2 Stars. Maguire, a 16 year old truly believes that she is cursed, as she meticulously tracks all the horrible things that happen to those around her. Her fears stem from a crash that killed her uncle, father and … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. Andie’s perfectly planned out summer gets turned upside down once a scandal erupts surrounding her father’s political career. What follows throughout the story is a tale a friendship, family, love, and discovering that best laid plans aren’t … Continue reading

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Run by Kody Keplinger (2016)

Rating: 3.5 stars. In a small town, big reputations matter, and Bo Dickson has a wild one. Her father has taken off, and her mother is rarely sober. Her whole family is seen as a poison to the community. Agnes’ … Continue reading

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