The Overstuffed Bookcase

Browsing Tag:

Young Adult

Reviews

Review: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Illuminae Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books Publication Date: 2015 Pages: 599 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest  ...

Read more

Reviews

DNF: Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

Title: Into the Dim Author: Janet B. Taylor Series: Into the Dim #1 Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers Publication Date: March 1, 2016 Pages: 432 Format/Source: eARC/From Publisher, via NetGalley  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Title: We Are the Ants Author: Shaun David Hutchinson Series: None Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: January 2016 Pages: 451 Format/Source: ARC/From Publisher Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Science Fiction, LGBTQIA There are a few things Henry Denton knows, and a few things he doesn’t. Henry knows that his mom is struggling  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

Title: Blackhearts Author: Nicole Castroman Series: None? Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: February 9, 2016 Pages: 384 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher, via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Historical Fiction, Romance Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin

Title: Symptoms of Being Human Author: Jeff Garvin Series: None Publisher: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date: February 2, 2016 Pages: 352 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, LGBTQIA The first thing you’re going to want to know about me is: Am I a boy, or am I a  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

Title: Revenge and the Wild Author: Michelle Modesto Series: None? Publisher: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publication Date: February 2, 2016 Pages: 384 Format/Source: eARC/From publisher via Edelweiss   Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Western The two-bit town of Rogue City is a lawless place,  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Title: This Is Where It Ends Author: Marieke Nijkamp Series: None Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Pages: 282 Format/Source: Hardback/Purchased Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary, Mass Shooting 10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire  ...

Read more

Reviews

Review: Just Visiting by Dahlia Adler

Title: Just Visiting Author: Dahlia Adler Series: None Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary Publication Date: November 17, 2015 Pages: 348 Format/Source: eARC/From the author  Age Group/Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary Reagan Forrester wants out—out of her trailer park, out of reach of her freeloading mother, and out of the shadow of the  ...

Read more