Tag Archives: high school drama

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (2016)

Rating: 3.5 Stars. Short Summary: Three senior high school students come to grips with the reality of their futures while trying to overcome their dark family pasts in small town Tennessee. What I liked: Dill and Travis were really well … Continue reading

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As I Descended by Robin Talley (2016)

Rating: 3.7 Stars A modern day retelling of Macbeth with a setting at a private boarding school where students are competing for the Kingsley prize – a prestigious honour and virtual free ride to college. When Maria gets it into … Continue reading

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Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (2016)

Rating: 4 stars. It’s been a while since I’ve read a good dark urban fantasy, and this one definitely wet my appetite for more. In a world where monsters rule the night, Kate was brilliant character. A bit broken, strong, … Continue reading

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The Inside of Out by Jenn Marie Thorne (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Daisy wants to be the ultimate supportive best friend to Hannah when she comes out as a lesbian right before junior year. Daisy quickly takes up the LGBTQIA cause and pleads to the school council to get … 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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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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True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. James Liddell is a character we meet who seems to have it all: jock status, girlfriend, grades, good family. The letters he writes to the people in his world tell a completely different story. They almost take … Continue reading

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