Tag: Young Adult

  • Book Review: The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: The Last NamsaraAuthor: Kristen CiccarelliSeries: Iskari #1Published: 2017Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 416From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 So I finished this really interesting debut novel, The Last Namsara, by Kristen Ciccarelli last night right before midnight, and wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. This book was really crazy and fun and lush and imaginative! Kristen Ciccarelli said she […]

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  • Book Review: Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Beyond A Darkened ShoreAuthor: Jessica LeakeSeries: NonePublished: 2018Publisher: HarperTeenPages: 435From: Barnes and NobleRating: 7/10 Jessica Leake is an author who really knows how to tell a story. Her debut novel, Beyond A Darkened Shore, was proof of that. This book, which follows Ciara from her homeland of a fantasy-inspired Ireland to the shores […]

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  • Book Review: Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Warrior of the WildAuthor: Tricia LevensellerSeries: NonePublished: February 2019Publisher: Feiwel FriendsPages: 352From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 I started the Tricia Levenseller book Warrior of the Wild on a whim because I sometimes get book ADHD, and I needed a bit of a break from one of my longer novels I’ve been working on. […]

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  • Book Review: Nightblood by Elly Blake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: NightbloodAuthor: Elly BlakeSeries: Frostblood #3Published: August 2018Publisher: Little, BrownPages: 440From: Barnes and NobleRating: 9/10 And so it ends. The final book in the Frostblood trilogy, author Elly Blake’s breakout young adult fantasy series, comes to a close with this dark and twisty book full of desire, blood, hatred and love. Nightblood begins where […]

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  • Book Review: Fireblood by Elly Blake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: FirebloodAuthor: Elly BlakeSeries: Frostblood #2Published: September 2017Publisher: Little, BrownPages: 416From: Barnes and NobleRating: 8/10 Fireblood by Elly Blake is the second in a sweeping fantasy saga that takes our main character Ruby from the frozen northern reaches of the world to the warm and tropical land Ruby’s family called home, as well as […]

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  • Book Review: Frostblood by Elly Blake

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Frostblood Author: Elly Blake Series: Frostblood #1 Published: January 2017 Publisher: Little, Brown Pages: 376 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 I started Frostblood by Elly Blake on a whim one night, mostly because I just wanted something light, airy, easy and fun, and boy did I get what I asked for. Frostblood follows the story of […]

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  • Book Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Sky in the Deep Author: Adrienne Young Series: Sky in the Deep #1 Published: April 2018 Publisher: Wednesday Books Pages: 340 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Have you ever found a book that just truly called to you, spoke to you in such a way that you could not put it down […]

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  • Book Review: Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Brian’s Winter Author: Gary Paulsen Series: Brian’s Saga #2) Published: January 1996 Publisher: Ember Pages: 133 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 When Brian’s first adventure, the plane crash in Canada, ended, it was the end of his story. Brian was done. He managed to survive based on his very basic skill set […]

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  • Book Review: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Hatchet Author: Gary Paulsen Series: Brian’s Saga #1 Published: November 1986 Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Pages: 186 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 8/10 I first read Gary Paulsen’s survival novel Hatchet back in fifth grade, I think, when we were starting out our real chapter book reading and discovering […]

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  • Book Review: Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailLinkedinTitle: Glass Sword Author: Victoria Aveyard Series: Red Queen #2 Published: February 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 444 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 As a huge fan of fantasy, when I read young adult author Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel Red Queen, I had to know what happened next. In Aveyard’s novel Glass Sword, a […]

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