Girl with the Red Balloon is an intense and, at times, very dark, book. What makes it work is compelling material — both real and imagined.
Browsing: YA review
A gender fluid lead with an appetite for revenge makes Linsey Miller’s Mask of Shadows an intense and compelling YA read.
When Dimple Met Rishi is unexpected and funny and lovely. Author Sandhya Menon has created complex characters that make you want to root for them.
Nancy Campbell Allen’s The Secret of the India Orchid is a fast, easy and clean read. Multiple mysteries throughout add a nice balance to romantic elements.
I would read Kara Connolly’s No Good Deed again. I’d even recommend it as a light, quick-paced escape. Just don’t think too hard when reading it.
A week ago, I read Ann Dee Ellis’ latest novel, You May Already Be a Winner, and I couldn’t put it down. It’s one book I will read over and over again.
If you’re the type of reader who likes psychological suspense, The Possible, a new young adult novel by Tara Altebrando, is a good choice.
Kiersten White’s And I Darken, about Lada Dracul and her brother, Radu, took my breath away. Its followup, Now I Rise, is even more engrossing.
Tonya Boldent’s haunting Crossing Ebenezer Creek explores the tragedy at Ebenezer Creek during which hundreds of freed slaves drowned.
Elizabeth Wein’s The Pearl Thief is a prequel to Code Name Verity. I have not read Code Name Verity, but that doesn’t matter if you pick up The Pearl Thief.