Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss — Kasie West

TITLE: Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss AUTHOR: Kasie West RELEASED: February 5th, 2019; HarperTeen GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA All Lacey has ever wanted is to become a successful actress, and she’s done everything she can to get there—working hard, neglecting her social life, and even swearing off love altogether. It seems like her work has paid off when […]

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Anna and the French Kiss — Stephanie Perkins

TITLE: Anna and the French Kiss AUTHOR: Stephanie Perkins RELEASED: December 2nd, 2010; Speak GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Anna never wanted to spend her senior year in Paris. Maybe it would’ve been a dream for most American girls, but for Anna, she wanted to spend her last year of high school in Atlanta, with her best friend and […]

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Keeper of the Bees — Meg Kassel

TITLE: Keeper of the Bees AUTHOR: Meg Kassel RELEASES: September 4th, 2018; Entangled Teen GENRE: Paranormal Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA ACQUIRED: finished copy for early review SYNOPSIS: Dresden is cursed. His chest houses a hive of bees that he can’t stop from stinging people with psychosis-inducing venom. His face is a shifting montage of all the people who have died because […]

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Haven – Mary Lindsey

We’ve all heard the Beauty and the Beast story in some format or another, but in Haven, Beauty is the beast. When Rain’s mother passes away, he’s taken in by his aunt in Haven, a small town with a big past and even bigger secrets. He thinks his life’s finally going to get peaceful and quiet for once, until he […]

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