Book Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Mina, saved by her father through his magical abilities, giving her a heart of glass and Lynet, whose life is owed to a magical marriage of snow and blood must come together to break the bond of patriarchal control that threatens to suffocate their bright and extraordinary spirits. Mina has been told her entire life … Continue reading Book Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Book Review: Perennials by Mandy Berman

Rachel always got the feeling when they pulled into camp that time hadn’t moved since the previous summer. Everything was exactly the same: the wooden Camp Marigold sign with the fading painted orange flowers; the smells of the horse manure from the barn and cut grass from the athletic fields. Perennials opens with a younger … Continue reading Book Review: Perennials by Mandy Berman

Book Review: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

After that, I started to get fascinated by the whole situation, mostly because I noticed a bunch of weird stuff. Which was how I figured out Lizzie Lovett’s secret.  The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti follows Hawthorn Creely, with all of her quirks and insecurities, as she delves deeply into uncovering the reason … Continue reading Book Review: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

Book Review: Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica

But still. I should have known right away that something wasn’t right. Quinn is swept up in a spiraling whirl wind of fear and self-doubt when she discovers her roommate, Esther, missing- the window left open to the fire escape below and the curtains fluttering in the breeze. At first Quinn doesn't believe anything is … Continue reading Book Review: Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica

Book Review: The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay

“Welcome to the Game, apprentices.” Alex walks down the steps and on to the sand, smiling at us. “Be happy. You are the chosen few.”  The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay is a young adult thriller about a boarding school tradition that quickly takes a perilous turn. Cate is a slightly above average student surrounded by … Continue reading Book Review: The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay