If you’ve made it through the spring/summer without hearing about Nafiza Azad’s The Candle and the Flame, where have you been?
Browsing: YA review
In Spin the Dawn author Elizabeth Lim has mastered the age-old task of showing rather than telling. It’s one of my favorite fantasy novels of 2019.
Lady in the Coppergate Tower is Nancy Campbell Allen’s 13th novel and the third book in her Steampunk Proper Romance series from Shadow Mountain Publishing.
The Twelve Dancing Princesses gets new life in Erin A. Craig’s engrossing new young adult novel, House of Salt and Sorrows.
In The Surface Breaks, by Louise O’Neill, reimagines Hans Christian Andersen’s original fairy tale with a feminist twist.
I’ve read a number of really good YA novels in the past month or so, but none did I enjoy more than Jennifer Donnelly’s Stepsister.
A.K. Small trained in Paris and later danced with companies in the US. Bright Burning Stars was inspired by dancers from her childhood.
Sometimes you don’t need to reread a book before delving into its sequel. The Everlasting Rose, by Dhonielle Clayton firmly falls into the should category.
When I read Shelley Sackier’s YA novel, The Antidote, I did not want to put it down — I think I read the novel in two sittings.