Girls on the Verge (lovable and painfully relevant) — Sharon Biggs Waller

TITLE: Girls on the Verge AUTHOR: Sharon Biggs Waller GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Camille couldn’t be having a better summer. But on the very night she learns she got into a prestigious theater program, she also finds out she’s pregnant. She definitely can’t tell her parents. And her best friend, Bea, doesn’t agree with the decision […]

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The Hunger Games (a very overdue reread review) — Suzanne Collins

TITLE: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) AUTHOR: Suzanne Collins GENRE: Dystopia/Sci-fi AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to […]

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The Dark Game — Jonathan Janz

TITLE: The Dark Game AUTHOR: Jonathan Janz GENRE: Horror AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Ten writers are selected for a summer-long writing retreat with the most celebrated and reclusive author in the world. Their host is the legendary Roderick Wells. Handsome, enigmatic, and fiendishly talented, Wells promises to teach his pupils about writing, about magic, about the untapped […]

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Wicked Saints (all the best book boys are monsters, tbh) — Emily A. Duncan

TITLE: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy, #1) AUTHOR: Emily A. Duncan RELEASES: April 2nd, 2019; pre-order here! GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself. A prince in danger must decide who to trust. A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings. Together, they must […]

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Girls with Sharp Sticks (ft. misogyny & rape culture for DAYS) — Suzanne Young

TITLE: Girls with Sharp SticksAUTHOR: Suzanne YoungRELEASE DATE: March 19th, 2019GENRE: DystopiaAGE RANGE: YA Life at Innovations Academy seems great to Mena and the other girls: the men might be controlling and expect very high standards from each of the young women, but that’s normal, isn’t it? And if one of the girls were to […]

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Wolf Land — Jonathan Janz

High school reunions are bad enough on their own, but what really takes the cake is having a bloodthirsty werewolf show up to kill several of your old friends. Now, Duane and Savannah are scrambling to find shelter as their former classmates rapidly succumb to their newfound primal urges.

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