In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume is a story that will definitely satisfy the needs of Blume’s huge following. As a huge fan of Judy Blume, it was hard not to pass up on an opportunity to read this stunning novel. This work of historical fiction contains differing points of view and probes the themes of adolescence and grief. Continue reading
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han is the perfect audiobook to spice up your summer! It explores the theme of family in a unique and witty storyline. The main character, Lara Jean, is an unbelievably relatable girl that readers will no doubt fall in love with. Narrated by Laura Knight Keating, who is the perfect Lara Jean and emulates her character beautifully in this novel. Continue reading
Series: The Game #3
Author: Eve Silver
Also by this author: Push (The Game #2)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Genres: Contemporary, Sci-Fi, Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date: June 9, 2015
A thrilling action/suspense novel for fans of The Fifth Wave about contemporary teens pulled in and out of an alternate reality where battling aliens is more than a game—it's life and death.
Miki’s life is falling apart around her. Her dad and best friend are lying in the hospital. The Game is glitching, making missions more frequent and more deadly. And someone close to her is waiting for the right moment to betray her.
Miki feels like she’s hanging on by a thread and the only thing keeping her tethered is Jackson’s hand in hers. Yet telling him how much she needs him, how much she loves him, feels like the biggest challenge of all. And if Miki really wants the missions to end for everyone, she’ll have to let go and be ready to fight when the walls between the Game and reality come crashing down. Because if there’s one thing she’s learned, it’s that she’s got a whole lot left to lose.
Crash is the pulse-pounding conclusion to the Game trilogy fans won’t want to miss.
Review: Crash by Eve Silver
Crash by Eve Silver is the highly anticipated conclusion to the Game series. It definitely does not disappoint. This book has an amazing balance between contemporary and sci-fi. Crash is so fast-paced and is the perfect ending to the series. Continue reading
Series: The Lunar Chronicles #1
Author: Marissa Meyer
Also by this author: Heartless
Narrator: Rebecca Soler
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Genres: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
A wicked mash-up of fairy tale and Terminator--set in a Star Wars kind of world--Marissa Meyer's Cinder is a fresh and fiercely ingenious futuristic retelling of Cinderella
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . .
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world's future.
Audiobook Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Cinder by Marissa Meyer is the perfect audiobook if you are looking for a way to tackle your TBR. Cinder is a fantastic retelling of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. The villain will put you under her spell while Rebecca Soler reenacts the book with superb finesse. Continue reading