Tag: young adult

Review: We Three Heroes, Lynette Noni

Review: We Three Heroes, Lynette Noni

We Three Heroes is a collection of three novellas from the world of Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles. Each novella shows events that have already happened, but from the point of view of each of Alex’s best friends—D.C., Jordan, and Bear. I’ve followed Lynette’s stories for a few years now, and… Read more »

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Review: Obsidio, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Review: Obsidio, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Obsidio is the third and final book in the Illuminae Files series, and yes, I’ve waited way too long to read it, considering it came out back in March and I attended the launch! This review is spoiler-free for the entire series. If you haven’t heard of this series before,… Read more »

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Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

Review: LIFEL1K3, Jay Kristoff

In a post-apocalyptic USA, Eve lives with her grandfather in a world devastated by earthquakes and nuclear war. After Eve, her best friend Lemon Fresh and their robotic companions Cricket and Kaiser find a strange realistic-looking android known as a lifelike, they are forced to leave on a fast-paced mission… Read more »

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Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

Review: Graevale, Lynette Noni

The fourth and penultimate book in Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles, Graevale, has been highly anticipated since the dramatic end of book three. This review contains spoilers for the earlier books in the series, so you might like to read my review of book one, Akarnae instead. If not, read on!

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Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Review: Scythe, Neal Shusterman

In 2042, humans stopped counting the years, because once you can live forever, the passage of years becomes less important. Computational power became infinite, and the Thunderhead (a new, improved cloud) took over all aspects of human knowledge. Suddenly, death had been conquered, but to ensure the population could never… Read more »

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Review: Reign the Earth, AC Gaughen

Review: Reign the Earth, AC Gaughen

Shalia, a proud daughter of the desert, marries King Calix in order to buy her people protection. In the kingdom of the Bonelands, the elemental mages, called Elementae, have been hunted down over the years, and when Shalia starts to display powers of her own, she is terrified for her… Read more »

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Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Review: Unearthed, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Unearthed is the first in a new series from Meagan Spooner and Amie Kaufman, authors of the Starbound Trilogy as well as other bestsellers. If you loved These Broken Stars, then there’s a good chance you’ll also enjoy Unearthed. The story is told from two points of view: Amelia (or… Read more »

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Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Review: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Esme’s Wish is Elizabeth Foster’s debut fantasy book for middle grade to young adult readers. Esme’s mother was lost at sea, but Esme knows that can’t be the whole truth. When her father remarries and she’s left alone with her horrible aunt while the newlyweds are off on honeymoon, she… Read more »

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Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Review: This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada

Emily Suvada’s debut novel, This Mortal Coil, is set in a terrifying future where a destructive plague threatens the human race. In this future, cybertechnology has progressed so far that everyone is implanted with a bud in their arm at birth, which grows into a neural network controlled with a… Read more »

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Giveaway: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Giveaway: Esme’s Wish, Elizabeth Foster

Esme’s Wish is Elizabeth Foster’s debut novel, and it has been described as appealing to fans of Tamora Pierce and other friendship-based fantasies such as Lynette Noni’s Medoran Chronicles. I’m very pleased to be able to give away two finished copies of the book to residents of Australia. You can… Read more »

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