Dark Rise — Teen Book Review

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Review by Jasmine Sov, 15 Dark Rise By C.S. Pacat For centuries, the forces of Light and Dark were at war. Now, all that remains are the remnants of their battles, the half-broken monuments from when the Light defeated the Dark once before. Will is just a simple dock boy […]

How It Feels to Float

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Review by Amber Elias, 15 How It Feels to Float By Helena Fox Biz just wants to be a normal teen girl, doing normal teen girl things. But how can she? When her dad who died 10 years ago visits her constantly and talks to her about how life was […]

My Contrary Mary — Teen Book Review

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Review by Emily Battaglia, 17 My Contrary Mary By Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows My Contrary Mary, written by the fantastic trio of female authors, is an epic retelling of the historical incidents surrounding Mary, Queen of Scots. Set in the midst of Renaissance France, the novel shrewdly […]

The Marvelous Mirza Girls — Teen Book Review

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Review by Cadence Chen, 17 The Marvelous Mirza Girls By Sheba Karim Noreen is a teenager haunted by grief due to her aunt’s recent death. When her mother is offered a job in New Delhi, Noreen follows, hoping that India can heal her broken heart and help her rediscover her passions. […]

Not Here To Be Liked — Teen Book Review

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Review by Giselle Carlos, 16 Not Here To Be Liked By Michelle Quach Eliza Quan is determined to get elected editor-in-chief at her school newspaper. She’s been committed to it daily since freshman year, staying up late nights and editing early in the morning to get articles done; she’s a […]

Ashfall Legacy — Teen Book Review

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Review by Sam Redfearn, 15 Ashfall Legacy By Pittacus Lore When Sydney Chambers was just a toddler, his father left, and he and his mother began to run from the Australian government. At the time, Sydney had no idea why, but when he was twelve, his mother drowned him. Fortunately, […]

Incredible Doom — Teen Book Review

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Review by Sam Redfearn, 15 Incredible Doom By Matthew Bogart Allison is struggling with the psychological manipulation of her father who is a stage magician. Samir lives at his grandmother’s house with his father who is divorced from his mother. Richard is moving into a new town, leaving his friends and […]

The River Has Teeth — Teen Book Review

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Review by Jasmine Sov, 15 The River Has Teeth By Erica Waters Della Lloyd is a witch. And being a witch, she’s got some big secrets to hide—like her own mother, turned into a monster by the inexplicably souring magic of the Bend. Meanwhile, Natasha Greymont’s sister, Rochelle, has gone […]

Jay’s Gay Agenda — Teen Book Review

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Review by Jesus Gonzalez, 15 Jay’s Gay Agenda By Jason June Jay’s Gay Agenda by Jason June is a quirky gay rom-com. In it, Jay, a gay male teenager who has recently come out to everyone is devastated that despite the statistics behind it, he is the only out gay person […]

Where the Rhythm Takes You — Teen Book Review

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Review by Giselle Carlos, 16 Where the Rhythm Takes You By Sarah Dass Reyna loves working at her family’s local paradise-esque hotel in the only home she’s ever known: Tobago, the smaller of the two Caribbean islands. Her life has revolved around the hotel for as long as she can […]