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Leviathan

"Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld is the best Steampunk novel ever. The fact that it’s also Young Adult is an added bonus. In this story, there is an alternate historical moment that started World War 1. One side will fight the war with metal...

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  • Author: Scott Westerfeld
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Steampunk, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Phoenix - The Peradon Fantasy Series Book 1

Princess Violetta of the flame realm is having difficulty dealing with her mother and brother's death. She's given to rebelling against her father, the King. When she meets Ryore of the Frost kingdom, the fire kingdom's enemy, she falls hea...

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  • Author: Daccari Buchelli
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Buchelli Books

One Foot in the Grave - The Mortician’s Daughter, #1

C. C. Hunter is back on the scene with a brand new supernatural mystery young adult novel. “One Foot in the Grave” starts a new series featuring Riley Smith. Riley is a teen without friends and her father is a Mortician. She lost her mother...

4 Stars
  • Author: C.C. Hunter
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: BookEnds, LLC

The Thing with Feathers

It’s become very hit and miss when it comes to my liking of contemporary novels. I have to say “The Thing with Feathers” was a successful hit out of the park! It started off so funny and held that until the very last chapters. This book wil...

5 Stars
  • Author: McCall Hoyle
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Blink

Priestess - A Modern Greek Myth Book 2

I normally adore novels about the Greek Gods and their ploys in the lives of mortals. Priestess is a novel similar to this. Sadly, I found it lacking. The story has a lot of promise, but is sadly disjointed and uninformative. I am aware the...

3 Stars

Donna - The Girls of Spindrift Book 2

"Donna" is the second book in the Spindrift Series by the famous V.C. Andrews. The series started out with "Corliss". This story runs at a good clip and the suspense builds as the pages are turned. Your heart will begin to hurt for Donna. S...

4 Stars
  • Author: V.C. Andrews
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Pocket Star

In 27 Days

“In 27 Days” is a fast paced story that has the reader flipping through the pages. Hadley has made a deal with Death! She is going to go back in time to stop a classmate from killing himself. I was swept up into the drama of this book and h...

4 Stars
  • Author: Alison Gervais
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Health, Mind, & Body
  • Publisher: Blink

Solo

Well, I need to learn to read it seems. When I grabbed “Solo” for review, I didn't read the full blurb and details. I didn't see where it said this book was in poetic style. Go me! Well, I am kind of glad I didn't see that this was written...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Kwame Alexander, Mary Rand Hess
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Blink

All Things New

All Things New started out a little slow for me but once I got to page 8 it picked up. I was caught in the story of this girl who had a horrible experience and then went through the thought “Am I crazy?” She saw things others didn't, she fe...

4 Stars

Paper and Fire - The Great Library, #2

“Paper and Fire” by Rachel Caine takes up where “Ink and Bone” left off, immersing the reader back in the complicated world ruled by the Library and those who oversee it. The surprising revelation on the first page was a welcome discovery a...

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  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: NAL

Corliss - The Girls of Spindrift Book 1

I liked that this was a quick read, primarily aimed at YA but a good read for anyone. I felt that it was a background of sorts for getting to know the characters going into the book “Bittersweet Dreams”. This is the first book in a series t...

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  • Author: V.C. Andrews
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Pocket Star

Shadowcaster - Shattered Realms, #2

“Shadowcaster” has a perfect blend of action, characters, battles and omg cliffhangers!!! So be warned! If you loved book one you WILL die hard love this story! It doesn't pick up where book one ends off. I won't tell you any more than that...

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Steeplejack - A Steeplejack novel, #1

I am always on the lookout for something new and man is “Steeplejack” it! I am so excited in finding this wild and very creative as well as different story. “Steeplejack” is full of mystery, action, and some very diverse characters. This st...

5 Stars

Firebrand - A Steeplejack novel, #2

If you thought book one was good then you are going to die when you read “Firebrand”, book two!!! This book has it all. Get ready for phenomenal world building, wonderful characters, and great pacing! This is another great story that I coul...

5 Stars

Remember Me Forever - Lovely Vicious Book 3

"Remember Me Forever" is the third and final book in the Lovely Vicious series. I have to say that this was an amazing, mind-blowing conclusion. When I first read the series, it was independently published, and I loved it. And now that I re...

5 Stars

Garden of Thorns

"Garden of Thorns" is about Rose, a girl who spent seven years in the Garden, which is a burlesque group made up of slave girls. When she finally escapes, she brings along a hostage. A hostage that is the former heir to the throne, and now...

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Operation Prom Date

Kate is in love with a popular quarterback and she wanted to take him to prom. And for that she needed help. And Cooper needs a rowing partner since his original partner broke his arm. Cooper agrees to help Kate with getting Mick to go to p...

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The Breaking Light - Split City Book 1

I just wasn't able to finish "The Breaking Light". I got to around 20%. It just didn't work out for me at all. The book started out with the MC being held at knife point by her future love. And that was wonderful..............until.......sh...

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  • Author: Heather Hansen
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

The Hundredth Queen - The Hundredth Queen Series Book 1

“The Hundredth Queen” is a young adult fantasy. It was beyond fantastic! I wasn't too sure about it when I started, but shortly in, I knew I was going to die hard love it. So I know what you are thinking…why the 4 stars. Although this book...

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  • Author: Emily R. King
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Refuge for Masterminds - A Stranje House Novel, #3

Can I scream? YES, YES AND YES this is the story I have been waiting for. Man I really don’t want the Stranje House series to end! I really love how these books have different points of view. You don’t miss anything as the series goes along...

5 Stars

The Romeo Catchers - The Casquette Girls Series Book 2

“The Romeo Catchers” is a great sequel to the The Casquette Girls series. It’s been a while since I read book one so I had to look up what it was about as I didn't remember. And I just didn't have the time to reread book one. This second bo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Alys Arden
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

It Started with Goodbye

"It Started With Goodbye", by Christina June, is a glorious coming of age teen story. Tatum is a delightful girl who feels the weight of the world coming down upon her. The author does a good job of portraying her as a realistic teen. Other...

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  • Author: Christina June
  • Review by: Pamela Robinson
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

Violet Grenade

Holy crap, Violet Grenade was crazy. There was so much going on and I got sucked in from the very first page. Victoria Scott wrote an amazing book that kept me on the edge of my seat the whole way through. This is one of those books that wi...

5 Stars

The Art of Holding On and Letting Go

"The Art of Holding on and Letting Go" is a debut YA novel worth reading. The story revolves around Cara Jenkins a teenage girl and competitive climber. Cara lived with her parents and their friend. But one day after the tragic incident tha...

5 Stars

You're Welcome, Universe

“You're Welcome, Universe” started out really well. I really loved how the main character stood up for her friend when it came to a slur. The school was in no hurry to stand up and do anything. I think we all strive to have a friend like th...

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Just Fly Away

“Just Fly Away” is a book I thought I was going to end up not finishing. As the ending came near I ended up liking it more than I thought I was going to. Lucy's relationship with her gramps really came through during the story. I really enj...

3 Stars

Becoming a Legend - The Blue Eyes Trilogy, #2

The series started out intriguing and I had high hopes for it, but I didn't really want to go on to finish the trilogy at the end of the "Becoming a Legend". The premise is interesting and there's lots of excitement, but with all things con...

3 Stars
  • Author: B. Kristin McMichael
  • Review by: Kyraninse
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Lexia Press

Eerie - Eerie, #1

Eerie is a bit different than other books. The author not only gives you a dark eerie suspense, but it's funny too. The book will have you on the edge of your seat throughout. You may find yourself looking over your shoulder at any little s...

4 Stars
  • Author: C.M. McCoy
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult, Debut Title, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Omnific Publishing

Letters to the Lost

This book, OMG!! I didn't know if this was going to be a win for me. The contemporary YA genre is so hit and miss for me that I usually go into them with the thought that I won't be finishing the book. So when I find something like this tha...

5 Stars

Toward a Secret Sky

Demons, Descriptions, and a Fabulous story await the reader of "Toward a Secret Sky"! It all starts off with Maren moving to Scotland, which let me tell you with the craze that is Outlander I was very happy to have this setting again! Maren...

5 Stars
  • Author: Heather Maclean
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

Definitions of Indefinable Things

“Definitions of Indefinable Things” is about a girl who suffers from depression and the boy she falls for who has a pregnant ex-girlfriend. I really didn't think I was going to mesh well with the MC Reggie, but wow how wrong I was. I loved...

4 Stars

Recruits - Recruits, #1

I really wanted to like “Recruits”. The premise was very interesting but the writing just didn't work for me. The teens are eighteen years old. So for me, I think this should have been written as a high young adult to even new adult, but th...

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  • Author: Thomas Locke
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Revell

Hello, Universe

“Hello, Universe” is a great book. It’s sweet and about friendship. I really liked this one and I don't like many middle grade stories anymore. “Hello, Universe” is a great book and should be added to the school library shelves. It’s about...

5 Stars

Fanning the Flames - Going Down in Flames

Note: I haven't read the previous books in this series, so this review will definitely reflect that and readers who have read the previous books should take what I say with a grain of salt. I found it difficult to get into the story. I wasn...

3 Stars

For Love and Honor

I have enjoyed every book that I have read of Jody Hudlund. I loved “For Love and Honor” just as much! This medieval fantasy series is one of my absolute favorites! The author has a way of grabbing you and keeping you reading until the very...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jody Hedlund
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Zondervan

Seven Days of You

I went into “Seven Days of You” a little skeptical. The reason being, I thought it was going to be very insta-lovey and melodramatic book. But Vinesse did a great job of writing a very grounded and realistic story that could absolutely happ...

4 Stars
  • Author: Cecilia Vinesse
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Poppy

Gardenia

For me the cover to this one says it all. I was so excited to read this story about a girl who knew how long everyone had to live. It sounded exciting and wondrous but what I found was a slow story with almost no real direction. I ended up...

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The Game Begins: An Introduction - R. Caine High School Book 1

Author Victoria Danann is at it again! This enchanting book is the beginning of a tale about the Gods of Old, their devious games, and the innocent children who are caught up in their shenanigans. It’s the brilliant start to her new Young A...

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  • Author: Victoria Danann
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: 7th House

This Is All Your Fault, Cassie Parker

“This Is All Your Fault, Cassie Parker” by Terra Elan McVoy reminds me of the angst and drama that accompanies one’s journey through childhood. The giggly security of doing things with one’s best friend and the tragedy of trying to fit in i...

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Allegedly

“Allegedly” covers the court system and how African Americans are treated within it. It does a great job with this. However, it does also have a lot of issues, in my opinion. Within the first few pages we have the three quotes. "You'd think...

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Lost in Wonderland - The Twisted and the Brave Book 1

To be totally honest, this novel took my by complete surprise. It’s intriguing, enchanting, and gave me a whole new view on the mythos of Wonderland. It moves very smoothly, switching from Wonderland to the real world and back again with ea...

5 Stars

The Seven Year Dress

Myra was only looking for a room to rent while she was in college. She wasn’t looking for a friend or new family member. When she answered Helen Stein’s ad for a room for rent, she got more than she expected. During the interview, she notic...

4 Stars

As Red as Blood

This book intrigued me from reading the synopsis but as soon as I got it in my hands and started reading, I was left confused with no understanding of what was happening and going on. Maybe because this was translated from a Finnish was the...

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The Vampire Book of the Month Club

"The Vampire Book of the Month Club" is about Nora Falcon, a seventeen-year-old bestselling author of the vampire series, "Better off Bled". At a book-signing, a hot stranger approaches her and we later find out that he’s a vampire. A vampi...

5 Stars

Dragonfly Nightmare - Once Upon A Secret Book 1

"Dragonfly Nightmare" is about Allie, a girl with a traumatic past and overprotective parents, who decides to go to summer camp with her best friend and her best friend’s brother. Once they arrive, things feel “off.” With some sleuthing, Al...

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Dreadnought - Nemesis - Book One

Our main character in “Dreadnought” is Danny. She is a Trans character. She ends up with powers when the famous Dreadnought dies in front of her. She is then the superhero! This was a great little book that packs one giant punch. That anyon...

5 Stars

Yakimali's Gift

What a beautiful story! “Yakimali's Gift” is so well written. It’s about the Marquina family. They make their journey in 1775 from Mexico to California. They deal with the Spaniards and Indians. During the trip there is hardships. Readers w...

5 Stars

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

"The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily" is a continuation of Dash and Lily's romance which began in the first book. However, while the first book had a lot of good feel moments, the first year of Dash & Lily's relationship hasn't been so sunny. Li...

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The Bad Boy Bargain

“The Bad Boy Bargain” is a fun read from page one. The two main characters are Kyle Sawyer and Faith Gladwell, both high-school seniors. They do not run in the same circles because Kyle is a baseball player, while Faith is dating a football...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kendra C. Highley
  • Review by: Dunya
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Falling for the Girl Next Door

“Falling for the Girl Next Door” is the fifth book in the Creative HeArts series and the second book in the Sloane and Tru Arc. In the first book arc, Sloane moved to Texas from the big NYC after an “incident” and while living there she fel...

4 Stars

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