Tagged with YA

Review: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Review: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Synopsis from Goodreads. The king’s scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief,and he selects Gen from the king’s prison. The magus is interested only in the thief’s abilities. What Gen is interested in is anyone’s guess. Their journey toward … Continue reading

YALC Weekend Write Up.

YALC Weekend Write Up.

[Psst… this post is gonna be loooong and riddled with spelling mistakes… sorry.] YALC and I got off to an awesome start. I got to the Olympia at about half ten on the Saturday which I thought was pretty reasonable as the first thing I wanted to see was Malorie Blackman (MALORIE) talk about how … Continue reading

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Synopsis from Goodreads Tippi and Grace share everything—clothes, friends . . . even their body. Writing in free verse, Sarah Crossan tells the sensitive and moving story of conjoined twin sisters, which will find fans in readers of Gayle Forman, Jodi Picoult, and Jandy Nelson. Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it’s normal … Continue reading

Review: Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg

Review: Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg

Synopsis from Goodreads Star quarterback Bobby Framingham, one of the most talented high school football players in California, knows he’s different from his teammates. They’re like brothers, but they don’t know one essential thing: Bobby is gay. Can he still be one of the guys and be honest about who he is? When he’s outed … Continue reading

Review: Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

Review: Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

Synopsis from Goodreads It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan to … Continue reading

Review: This is Not a Love Story by Keren David

Review: This is Not a Love Story by Keren David

Synopsis from Goodreads Kitty dreams of a beautiful life, but that’s impossible in suburban London where her family is haunted by her father’s unexpected death. So when her mum suggests moving to Amsterdam to try a new life, Kitty doesn’t take much persuading. Will this be her opportunity to make her life picture perfect? In … Continue reading