Category Archives: Young Adult

Hunter & Elite

Hunter by Mercedes Lackey Grades 7 & up You can take the girl out of the mountains, but not the mountains out of the girl! Hunter Joyeaux has been summoned to Apex, the capital city, away from the rugged mountains … Continue reading

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Seeds of American Trilogy

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson Grades 6 & up Isabel and her little sister Ruth were promised their freedom when Miss Mary died. Her nephew who comes to settle her affairs has other ideas, however, and sells the sisters to … Continue reading

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Mother-Daughter Book Camp

Mother-Daughter Book Camp by Heather Vogel Frederick Grades 6 & up I was so sad thinking that I had read the final Mother-Daughter Book Club book, so it was an absolute joy to spend a summer with the five friends … Continue reading

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The Vault of Dreamers

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien Grades 6 & up Rosie is a student at the Forge School, which is both a school for a variety of different creative arts as well as a 12-hour-a-day reality show. The … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser

The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser Grades 7 & up I am super excited to be joining in this fun blog tour for The Book Jumper. Because really, who wouldn’t want the ability to jump into their favorite books and … Continue reading

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Wolf by Wolf and Blood for Blood

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin Grade 7 & up The year is 1956 and the Axis powers have won World War II. Yael survived not only the Holocaust death camps but also medical experiments designed to make her more … Continue reading

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If You’re Reading This

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy Grades 7 & up Mike’s dad died serving in Afghanistan seven years ago, when Mike was eight-years-old. Now that he is almost sixteen, letters from his father have started arriving. They were written … Continue reading

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Furious Jones and the Assassin’s Secret

Furious Jones and the Assassin’s Secret by Tim Kehoe Grades 7 & up Furious is the son of Robert Jones, internationally acclaimed author of best-selling spy thrillers. When both his parents are mysteriously murdered, Furious learns that his father’s latest … Continue reading

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Orbiting Jupiter

Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt Grades 7 and up When Joseph Brook comes to live with Jack’s family as a foster child, Jack’s entire world changes. Joseph was just released from a juvenile facility because he tried to kill … Continue reading

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Sorry You’re Lost

Sorry You’re Lost by Matt Blackstone Grade 6 & up Denny’s world fell apart when his mother died. His father has completely checked out. Denny sees school as a stage — he hides his hurt by being the biggest class … Continue reading

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