Salt – Review

It's different when a hunt's starting. We're not the kids who were just bickering at each other; we're not brothers and sisters or orphans or people. We're weapons." ** This review was originally published at http://www.teenreads.com, SEE IT HERE** In her newest book SALT, Hannah Moskowitz throws us into a world where fighting sea monsters [...]

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix – Review

**This review was originally posted on http://www.teenreads.com - SEE IT HERE** "Every step they took, every hardship they witnessed, stoked the fires of her anger, but over the weeks, it had changed from a sharp, burning outrage into a steady, purposeful wrath." In the stunning follow up to her debut, Julie Dao returns us to [...]

The 48 – Review

** This review was originally published on teenreads.com. See it HERE ** Is there a better setting for time-traveling assassins than the brutal and tumultuous Tudor court? Absolutely not. Donna Hosie has merged science and historical fiction in her newest novel, THE 48, and the result is one murderously good time. Charlie and Alex are [...]

Hullmetal Girls – Review

** This review was originally posted on teenreads.com ** "Only the desperate volunteer to become Scela, signing away their bodies and their autonomy to the General Body's command." In her newest release, Emily Skrutskie launches us far into the future where humanity strives to find a habitable planet. A space opera filled with an amazingly [...]

Nine – Review

**This review was originally published at teenreads.com ** "This is what life should be like, he thought. Your heart beating, your skin tingling, your mind bright and alive as you run headlong toward a future. Towards answers. Not death, after death, after death..." In a clever twist on dystopian story telling, Zach Hines shows us [...]

We All Fall Down – Review

"I stay in the car because I'm not welcome at the door." From the very first sentence we see the tension built into the backstory of this YA thriller. Theo and Paige have been friends forever. Paige battles anxiety and Theo battles ODD, ADHD and a number of other disorders. Together they can face anything. [...]