ARC Review: A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review on MuggleNet's Book Trolley. My official review can be found here. My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Middle grade; Young Adult Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Fifteen-year-old Matt Wainwright is in turmoil. He can’t tell his lifelong best friend, Tabby, how he really feels … Continue reading ARC Review: A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck

Book Review: Replica by Lauren Oliver — NO SPOILERS

My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre(s): Young Adult; Sci-fi Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Lyra - From a distance, the Haven Institute, tucked away on a private island off the coast of Florida, looks serene and even beautiful. But up close the locked doors, military guards, and biohazard suits tell a different story. In truth, it is a clandestine research facility where … Continue reading Book Review: Replica by Lauren Oliver — NO SPOILERS

Book Review: Last Train Home (Home #1) by Megan Nugen Isbell

My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult; Young Adult Romance Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] 17-year-old Riley Regas has spent her entire life in Boston, so when she learns she’ll be picking up and moving to her mother’s childhood home of Carver, Kansas, she is less than thrilled. In fact, she is downright furious. Riley’s only visited Carver a … Continue reading Book Review: Last Train Home (Home #1) by Megan Nugen Isbell

Book Review: What Light by Jay Asher **SPOILER FREE**

My Rating: ★★★★★ [I actually rated this 4.5 stars, but 4 stars are not enough so I'm rounding up] Note: This review is technically spoiler-free, with only the details given in the synopsis revealed. If you are going into this book blind, do not read any further than this point, please. I will be discussing … Continue reading Book Review: What Light by Jay Asher **SPOILER FREE**

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

  My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] We are seventeen and shattered and still dancing. We have messy, throbbing hearts, and we are stronger than anyone could ever know… Jonah never thought a girl like Vivi would come along. Vivi didn’t know Jonah would light up her world. Neither of them expected a summer like … Continue reading Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

ARC Review: Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King

I received an ARC of this book from First to Read in exchange for an honest review. This in no way influenced my review. Release Date: October 11, 2016 My Rating: ★★★★☆ [really more like 3.5 but I round up] Genre(s): Young Adult; Magical Realism Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] Sarah can't draw. This is a problem, because … Continue reading ARC Review: Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King

*** Spoiler Free*** Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Parts 1 and 2) by JK Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne

My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult; Fantasy; Play Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, … Continue reading *** Spoiler Free*** Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Parts 1 and 2) by JK Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne