ARC Review: Carve the Mark

Title: Carve the Mark Author: Veronica Roth Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos … Continue reading ARC Review: Carve the Mark

ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Title: The Keeper of Portals Author: V.S. Nelson Genre & Age Group: Fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: ‘All I have to do is think, walk through a door and I come out another. There is nowhere I cannot get to, nor any lock that can deny my passage.’ The Keeper of Portals lifted … Continue reading ARC Review: The Keeper of Portals

Firstlife Review

Title: Firstlife Author: Gena Showalter Genre & Age Group: Dystopian, sci-fi, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents … Continue reading Firstlife Review

ARC Review: White Jade Tiger

About the book: Title: White Jade Tiger Author: Julie Lawson Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, sci-fi, middle grade Goodreads Synopsis: 1994 Sheila A. Egoff Children s Literature Prize Winner 1995 Silver Birch Award Shortlisted 1994 CLA Book of the Year Award Runner-up On a trip to Chinatown, thirteen-year-old Jasmine steps through a doorway back … Continue reading ARC Review: White Jade Tiger

ARC Review: Waiting for Dusk

About the book: Title: Waiting for Dusk Author: Nancy Pennick Genre & Age Group: Historical fiction, sci-fi, romance, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Read a book. Fall asleep. Meet a boy. Is it real or just a dream? Katie’s everyday life suddenly turns exciting when she travels back in time and meets the boy of her … Continue reading ARC Review: Waiting for Dusk

The Maze Runner Review

About the book: Title: The Maze Runner Author: James Dashner Genre & Age Group: Sci-fi, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human. When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone. Nice to meet … Continue reading The Maze Runner Review

Red Queen Review

About the book: Title: Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre & Age Group: Dystopia, fantasy, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken … Continue reading Red Queen Review

Nerve Review

About the book: Title: Nerve Author: Jeanne Ryan Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, thriller, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Soon to be a major motion picture starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco--a high-stakes online game of dares turns deadly in this suspenseful debut When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous … Continue reading Nerve Review

A Thousand Pieces of You Review

About the book: Title: A Thousand Pieces of You Author: Claudia Gray Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, dystopian, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Cloud Atlas meets Orphan Black in this epic dimension-bending trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray about a girl who must chase her father's killer through multiple dimensions. Marguerite Caine's physicist parents are known for … Continue reading A Thousand Pieces of You Review

ARC Review: M.I.N.D.: Mental Invasive Neurological Disorder

About the book: Title: M.I.N.D.: Mental Invasive Neurological Disorder Author: Elissa Harris Genre & Age Group: Science fiction, young adult Goodreads Synopsis: Imagine skydiving or bungee-jumping or snowboarding down a glacier-and you never have to leave your room. Imagine being sixteen and hooking up with the crush-of-your-life, and you never have to put on lip … Continue reading ARC Review: M.I.N.D.: Mental Invasive Neurological Disorder