Category Archives: teen

The Raging Ones by Krista and Becca Ritchie

The raging Ones is kind of an odd duck: in many ways, it is completely original and in other ways, it hits every cliche tree branch in a freefall of logic issues and plot holes. Even though we aren’t given … Continue reading

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The Book of Lies by Teri Terry

Book of Lies feels very much like a concept that was turned into a story; there are many well-worn tropes, random faery/fae influences, and a story that tends to fall apart if you look too close. However, it is decently … Continue reading

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Impyrium by Henry H. Neff

Some books don’t resonate with a reader and unfortunately this one never really caught my interest. The writing is strong and there is good worldbuilding. But I also felt that I had read this story before; an amalgamation of dystopian … Continue reading

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Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

Tone Deaf is a sweet, if undemanding, story of two ‘damaged’ individuals coming together. The story takes place over a short amount of time and mostly within the confines of a tour bus. This is a light and airy read, … Continue reading

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Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

Michelle Modesto has crafted a fantastical wild west, generously lifting mythologies from several cultures and throwing them into a pseudo-steampunk-lite setting. The mystery (did they do it or didn’t they?) was excellent but admittedly the plot and the characters were … Continue reading

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The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

The Girl From Everywhere is a well written and intriguing book very reminiscent of Nim’s Island (though the story is different). Historical facts and observations are woven throughout this tale of adventure and time travel though the story stays firmly … Continue reading

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State of Grace by Hilary Badger

State of Grace began from a very interesting and well thought out world; a sort of hippyish eden where simplistic conversations are offset against days spent swimming in lagoons or hooking up. Of course, every utopia is secretly a dystopia … Continue reading

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