Tag Archives: Young Adult Fiction

Book Review: All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Synopsis:All The Bright Places

Title – All The Bright Places  (Website, Goodreads, Amazon)

Author – Jennifer Niven (Website, Goodreads)

Published – January 6th 2015

Classification – Young Adult

Summary – When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom… Soon it’s only with Violet that Finch can be himself. And it’s only with Finch that Violet forgets to count away the days and start living them. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink.

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The Sweet Trilogy Review


The Sweet Trilogy


Title – The Sweet Trilogy  (Website, Goodreads, Amazon)

Author – Wendy Higgins (Website, Goodreads)

Published – May 1st 2012, April 30th 2013, and April 29th 2014

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Anna Whitt was born with the ability to see and feel the emotions of people around her. She also remembers everything since her birth. She remembers a male figure telling her to stay away from what she desires so strongly everyday…drugs & alcohol.

Despite Anna hiding her differences from everybody, including her foster mom, Patti, she can’t evade the inevitable .  When her friend Jason brings her to a concert and she doesn’t see the drummer’s emotional aura, she finds out her real heritage…filled with angels, demons, and nyphs.

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Book Review: Four by Veronica Roth

Synopsis:Four by Veronica Roth

Title – Four (Goodreads, Amazon)

Author – Veronica Roth (Website, Goodreads)

Published – July 8th 2014

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Four is a collection of short stories from Four’s point of view. The first three stories, “The Transfer,” “The Initiate,” and “The Son,” are all before Four met Tris. The last story, “The Traitor,” takes place mid-Divergent

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The Jewel Book Review

Synopsis:The Jewel

Title – The Jewel (Goodreads,  EpicReads,  Amazon,  BarnsAndNobel

Author – Amy Ewing (Website, Goodreads, EpicReads

Published – September 2nd 2014

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Violet Lasting, known as #197, was raised in the Marsh, the poorest part of the city. After she was “diagnosed” she had to be trained to be a surrogate for the royalty in the Jewel. Violet must accept her life, but will she be obedient?

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Kiss Crush Collide Book Review


Title – Kiss Crush Collide Kiss Crush Collide1.JPG(WebsiteGoodreadsBarnsAndNoble – HarperCollins)

Author – Christina Meredith (WebsiteGoodreads)

Published – December 27th 2011

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Leah, the youngest of three sisters, had her path laid out for her by her sisters and mother. She has the perfect life – family, boyfriend, grades. On the night of her sister’s engagement party/other sister’s graduation party, she does something that doesn’t fit into the mold.  

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Off the Page Book Review

SynopsiOff The Pages:

Title – Off the Page (Website, Goodreads, Amazon, BarnsAndNoble)

Author – Jodi Picoult (Website, Goodreads) and Samantha Van Leer (Goodreads

Published – May 19th 2015

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Delilah and Oliver are in love and want to spend time together….but Oliver is a character in a book. Delilah and Oliver find a way to bring Oliver into the real world, which of course brings adventures and complications.

Here is an excerpt from the novel: seventeen.com

Hear Oliver summarize his thoughts:

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The Heir Book Review


Title – The Heir The Heir(GoodreadsAmazonBarnsAndNoble)

Author – Kiera Cass (WebsiteGoodreadsEpicReads)

Published – May 5th 2015

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – The Heir is the fourth book in The Selection series. King Maxon and Queen America’s first born, Eadlyn is 18 and on the cusp of running Illea. Romance isn’t exactly her thing and marriage is far from what she wants. Having her own Selection was not in the plans either, but plans change.

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Saint Anything Book Review

Synopsis:Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Title – Saint Anything (GoodreadsAmazonBarnsAndNoble)

Author – Sarah Dessen (GoodreadsWebsite)

Classification – Young Adult Fiction

Summary – Sydney’s older brother just got in trouble and sent to jail. Now Sydney is left trying to find her way to work through the whole situation: her parents’ attention is now on her and she is just worrying about the victim. With a school change comes new friends who help her through her journey.

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