Tag: young adult fiction

  1. An Inheritance of Ashes

    An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet ISBN: 9780544281110 In the aftermath of a brutal war against the servants of a dark god, Hallie and her older sister Marthe struggle to keep their farm going while they wait for Marthe's husband Thom to come home from the war. As time…

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  2. Recommended Book: Lois Lane Fallout

    Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond Young Lois Lane arrives in Metropolis as an army brat changing schools again. Lois has a bit of a history, and has promised to stay out of trouble in this school. But a job on the Daily Planet's student paper, the Daily Scoop, and…

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  3. Recommended Book: The Edge of Forever

    The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst A time cadet from 2146 breaks the rules and travels to 2013 to try and stop the murder of a 16-year-old girl. The Edge of Forever is an engaging young adult time travel with relatable teen characters. Told in alternating viewpoints. Diversity:…

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  4. Book Review: The Temple of Doubt

    The Temple of Doubt by Anne Boles Levy Fifteen-year-old Hadara and her mother Lia are technically committing a sin when they collect plants and make medicines. The priests of the Temple of Doubt use magic to cure people under the power of their god Nihil; natural remedies are heresy. But…

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  5. Cybils Awards: Five Reasons to Apply as a Judge!

    Everyone else is doing it, so I thought I’d post my five reasons why you should apply to be a Cybils Awards judge. As you would expect, there’s a lot of overlap with other people’s reasons, but I’ll add my own spin on them, and with…

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  6. Book Review: An Ember in the Ashes

    An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Told in alternating stories of two main characters on opposite sides, An Ember in the Ashes is a suspenseful exploration of the effects of violence on both the conquered and the conquerors. Set in a Rome-like fantasy world, the Scholars are a…

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  7. Book Review: In the Shadows

    In the Shadows Text Story by Kiersten White Art and Art Story by Jim Di Bartolo In the Shadows alternates between two related stories, one told in text and the other entirely in pictures. It’s hard to talk about In the Shadows without risking revealing too much. The stories…

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  8. Book Review: Rebel Heart

    Rebel Heart Dust Lands Book 2 by Moira Young Warning: this review may contain spoilers for the first book, *Blood Red Road.* If you haven’t read *Blood Red Road,* I highly recommend it! It’s about an incredibly tough heroine on a quest to save her brother in a…

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  9. Book Review: Underneath

    Underneath by Sarah Jamila Stevenson Sunny Pryce-Shah is devastated when her cousin Shiri commits suicide. How could Shiri do it? Shiri always seemed so confident, and Sunny looked up to her older cousin. Then Sunny starts to hear thoughts, and from cryptic comments in Shiri’s journal, she suspects that…

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  10. The Infinite Sea Cover Reveal

    The cover for The Infinite Sea, sequel to Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave, has been revealed. You can see a larger image of it over at USA Today, along with an interesting interview with Rick Yancey. (Note: Although Yancey tries to be careful not to spoil anything, I think…

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