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The Art of Losing — Lizzy Mason

TITLE: The Art of Losing AUTHOR: Lizzy Mason GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: On one terrible night, 17-year-old Harley Langston’s life changes forever. At a party she discovers her younger sister, Audrey, hooking up with her boyfriend, Mike—and she abandons them both in a rage. When…

April 24, 2019

Will Haunt You — Brian Kirk

TITLE: Will Haunt YouAUTHOR: Brian KirkRELEASE DATE: March 14th, 2019GENRE: HorrorAGE RANGE: Adult When Jesse decides to read a very disturbing book he’s been hearing strange tales about, he doesn’t expect anything to actually HAPPEN to him. It’s just a book, right? Tell that…

March 15, 2019

You're Welcome, Universe — Whitney Gardner

TITLE: You’re Welcome, Universe AUTHOR: Whitney Gardner RELEASED: March 7th, 2017; Knopf GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Assigned reading for MLIS 7421: Multicultural Youth Literature. (Yeah, the class I took almost a year ago. That’s how overdue this review is…) Ironically enough, I had removed this book…

February 22, 2019

We Told Six Lies — Victoria Scott

TITLE: We Told Six Lies AUTHOR: Victoria Scott RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; Entangled Teen GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: YA Cobain thought everything was going great with his girlfriend Molly, until she goes missing. Until everything he thought he knew about her and their relationship comes crashing down around him.…

February 10, 2019

Snow in Love [fluffy YA contemporary anthology]

TITLE: Snow in Love AUTHORS: Kasie West, Aimee Friedman, Melissa de la Cruz, Nic Stone RELEASED: October 30th, 2018; Point GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Like many of us in the fandom of YA contemporary reads, I love a good, fluffy Christmas story, but I find that…

December 15, 2018

Night Shift — Robin Triggs

TITLE: Night Shift AUTHOR: Robin Triggs RELEASED: November 15th, 2018; Flame Tree Press GENRE: Thriller AGE RANGE: Adult When Anders is given a new job way above his pay grade, he’s grateful. Working as the only security guard overlooking a crew of a dozen miners in Antarctica…

November 23, 2018