Tag Archives: YA

Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer (2016)

Rating: 1.5 stars Short Summary: Darkly ‘humorous’ tale of a mouthy teen in small town that faces the realities of her spontaneously combusting classmates, one by one. I had a really difficult time with this one. For me, I adore dark … Continue reading

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Replica by Lauren Oliver (2016)

Rating: 3.6 Stars I’ve been a pretty avid follower of Lauren Oliver for some time now, so when I’d read about this book, I was excited with the concept. I toyed with the idea of reading one story, then reading … Continue reading

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Vicarious by Paula Stokes (2016)

4.3 Stars Living in a world where futuristic technology allows you to live vicariously through another’s recorded experiences, Winter is a recorder and a daredevil. We meet her as she lives comfortably with her older “brother” Gideon, who saved her … Continue reading

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Click Here to Start (2016)

Rating: 4.2 stars Escape rooms meets secret family historical mystery (emphasis on the mystery, less on the history). Ted’s an online escape room pro. He plays the games all the time, and has a knack for figuring out the right … 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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And I Darken by Kiersten White (2016)

Rating: 4 Stars. Lada Dragwlya is not your typical character you find in your history books. She’s not even your typical female character, as she is so much more than that. As the daughter of Vlad the Impaler, she has … Continue reading

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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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