ARC Review: Paintbrush

Title: Paintbrush Author: Hannah Bucchin Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Mitchell Morrison and Josie Sedgwick have spent their whole lives at the Indian Paintbrush Community Village, a commune full of colorful characters tucked in the mountains of North Carolina, and they aren't particularly close--at least, not anymore. Josie wishes she … Continue reading ARC Review: Paintbrush

ARC Review: More of Me

Title: More of Me Author: Kathryn Evans Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Teva goes to school, studies for her exams, and spends time with her friends. To the rest of the world, she’s a normal teenager. But when she goes home, she’s anything but normal. Due to a genetic abnormality, … Continue reading ARC Review: More of Me

ARC Review: Follow Me Back

Title: Follow Me Back Author: A.V. Geiger Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, mystery/thriller, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Tessa Hart’s world feels very small. Confined to her bedroom with agoraphobia, her one escape is the online fandom for pop sensation Eric Thorn. When he tweets to his fans, it’s like his speaking directly to her… … Continue reading ARC Review: Follow Me Back

ARC Review: Maud

Title: Maud Author: Melanie J. Fishbane Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: For the first time ever, a young adult novel about the teen years of L.M. Montgomery, the author who brought us ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery — Maud to her friends — has a dream: to … Continue reading ARC Review: Maud

ARC Review: One Italian Summer

Title: One Italian Summer Author: Keris Stainton Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It's been a year since Milly, Elyse and Leonie's dad died, and a year since their last trip to Rome. Summer's here again, and once again they are heading with their mum to Italy - but what's it … Continue reading ARC Review: One Italian Summer

ARC Review: Girl Out of Water

Title: Girl Out of Water Author: Laura Silverman Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Anise Sawyer plans to spend every minute of summer with her friends: surfing, chowing down on fish tacos drizzled with wasabi balsamic vinegar, and throwing bonfires that blaze until dawn. But when a serious car wreck leaves … Continue reading ARC Review: Girl Out of Water

ARC Review: Sucktown, Alaska

Title: Sucktown, Alaska Author: Craig Dirkes Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Looking for a great adventure, eighteen-year-old Eddie Ashford stumbles into a job as a reporter in tiny Bethel, Alaska, a place so remote that bush planes and dog sleds are the only ways in or out. When the job and … Continue reading ARC Review: Sucktown, Alaska

ARC Review: Gold Rush

Title: Gold Rush Author: Jennifer Comeaux Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Liza Petrov’s entire life has been about skating and winning her sport’s top prize – Olympic gold. She’s stayed sheltered inside her bubble, not daring to stray from her destined path. Until she meets Braden Patrick. He makes her … Continue reading ARC Review: Gold Rush

ARC Review: Noteworthy

Title: Noteworthy Author: Riley Redgate Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, LGBTQ+, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: It’s the start of Jordan Sun’s junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts. Unfortunately, she’s an Alto 2, which—in the musical theatre world—is sort of like being a vulture in the wild: She has a spot … Continue reading ARC Review: Noteworthy

ARC Review: The Last Thing You Said

Title: The Last Thing You Said Author: Sara Biren Genre & Age Group: Contemporary, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Last summer, Lucy’s and Ben’s lives changed in an instant. One moment, they were shyly flirting on a lake raft, finally about to admit their feelings to each other after years of yearning. In the next, … Continue reading ARC Review: The Last Thing You Said