Ink in the Blood is a complex and unique exploration of faith, morality, and freedom. It follows Celia and Anya, two sixteen-year-old inkling in the service of the Profeta who seeks to escape the insidious religious institution she serves by joining a traveling theatre group. Yet in doing so, she finds herself in the hands of those she sought to escape from.
Jane Anonymous follows the story of Jane, a seventeen-year-old who was held captive for seven months. Everyone expects her to be the same after returning home but Jane is not sure who she is, much less who is she supposed to be.
She’s With Me is an entertaining read about a teenager who transfers to a new school to run from her problems, only to find that trouble still manages to find her. She finds more than she expected whens she breaks her own rule of not getting involved and not drawing attention to herself. Thank you […]
Loveboat, Taipei manages to be a book about finding romance in unlikely places, parental and self-imposed expectations, being part of a diaspora, and being true to oneself. Both though-provoking and entertaining, you’ll find yourself invested before you know it. Thank you for Fantastic Flying Book Club for allowing me to be a part of this blog […]
Title: The Center of the Universe Author: Ria Voros Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: April 2, 2019 Rating: Goodreads | Amazon I received an eARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Grace Carter’s mother — the celebrity news anchor GG Carter — is everything Grace is not. GG is a star, with a flawless […]
Title: Girls with Sharp Sticks Author: Suzanne Young Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Rating: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble The Girls of Innovations Academy are beautiful and well-behaved—it says so on their report cards. Under the watchful gaze of their Guardians, the all-girl boarding school offers an array of studies and […]
Title: See How They Run Author: Ally Carter Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: December 22, 2015 Rating: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Digging up lost secrets is always dangerous. For the past three years, Grace Blakely has been desperate to find out the truth about her mother’s murder. She thought it would bring […]
Title: All Fall Down Author: Ally Carter Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: January 20, 2015 Rating: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things: 1. She is not crazy. 2. Her mother was murdered. 3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay. As […]
Title: The Wrong Side of Right Author: Jenn Marie Thorne Genre: YA Contemporary Publication Date: March 17, 2015 Rating: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Kate Quinn’s mom died last year, leaving Kate parentless and reeling. So when the unexpected shows up in her living room, Kate must confront another reality she never thought […]