Taking on Real Issues in YA

I recently came upon an older article from The Wall Street Journal. It talks about the dark issues that young adult books have been taking on recently. At first I thought that this article was going to just be totally one sided (it kind of is) and that I was just going to read it and think nothing …

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

Title: The Mockingbirds
Author: Daisy Whitney
Series: The Mockingbirds (Book #1)
Format- Hardcover
Publisher- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published- November 2nd, 2010
Pages- 322
Source- Library

Some schools have honor codes.
Others have handbooks. Themis Academy has the Mockingbirds.

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? #8

This book meme is hosted by Book Journey

I've been thinking a lot about the blog. I'm thinking I'm going to have less reviews in February (the week after this one). Thirteen reviews should do it. I might have reviews backed up for awhile but honestly it's not a big deal. I will get…

Boundless by Cynthia Hand

Title: Boundless Author: Cynthia hand Series: (Unearthly Trilogy) Book #3 Format- ebook Publisher- HarperTeen Published- January 22nd, 2013 Pages- 270 Source- Own
The past few years have held more surprises than part-angel Clara Gardner could ever have anticipated. Yet from the dizzying highs of fi…

Offside by M.G. Higgins

Title: Offside
Author: M.G. Higgins
Series: (Counterattack)
Format- ebook
Publisher- Darby Creek (Imprint of Lerner Publishing)
Published- January 1st, 2013
Pages- 116
Source- NetGalley

Between finishing late school projects and looking after her brothers and sister, Faith Patel barely has time to …

Shadow Breakers by Daniel Blythe

Title: Shadow Breakers
Author: Daniel Blythe
Series: Shadow Runners #1
Format- ebook
Publisher- Chicken House (Imprint of Scholastic Inc.)
Published- January 1st, 2013
Pages- 256
Source- NetGalley

Can she escape the shadows and face the truth before the darkness destroys her?

"If the enemy is a…

Article 5 by Kristen Simmons

Title: Article 5
Author: Kristen Simmons
Series: (Article 5 #1)
Format- Hardcover
Publisher- Tor Teen
Published- January 31st, 2012
Pages- 364
Source- Library

New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., have been abandoned.
The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.

Characters that Inspire

There are character you love, characters you hate, characters that make you laugh until you cry, characters who you want throw a few punches at, characters who you swoon over, characters who completely change your lives. That last one is the one I want to talk about. The characters that change your…

Being Henry David by Cal Armistead

Title: Being Henry David
Author: Cal Armistead
Stand Alone
Format- ebook
Publisher- Albert Whitman Teen
Release Date- March 1st, 2013
Pages- 321
Source- NetGalley

Seventeen-year-old "Hank" has found himself at Penn Station in New York City with no memory of anything --who he is, where he …

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? #7

This meme is hosted by Book Journey
So the posts I had planned didn't really go... as planned. I just had a week where after school I wanted to just go to sleep and I did and it was nice. The reviews that I didn't do I will add somewhere else. Speaking of reviews I decided I'm going to …
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