Going in to Cori McCarthy’s Now a Major Motion Picture, I thought it would be fun, but not much more. I was wrong. It was better.
Browsing: young adult
Sony Pictures has already optioned The Final Six, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a dystopian adventure that seems plausible.
Miss Wilton’s Waltz is both a standalone and companion piece to Josi S. Kilpack’s earlier Proper Romance novel The Vicar’s Daughter.
Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now author Dana L. Davis is passionate about changing the narrative facing people of color in film and TV.
Not If I Save You First, by Ally Carter, unfolds like an action movie that you just want to settle in with a bowl of popcorn.
Every once in a while I find myself unexpectedly swept away with a novel, which was the case with Adrienne Young’s Sky in the Deep. I read it in one sitting.
Paula Garner’s YA novel Relative Strangers starts out well and quickly becomes a page-turner. It’s not a romance and benefits from that.
Margaret Peterson Haddix’s The Summer of Broken Things explores the lives of two very different girls who are connected in an unexpected way.
Matt Killeen’s YA novel Orphan Monster Spy reads like a movie. The author’s cinematic prose immediately draws you in and doesn’t let go.
It’s time for another round of In Case You Missed It. The following are YA books (listed in order of publication) I think deserve recognition, even though I haven’t read them yet.