Tag Archives: Young Adult

Wherewolves by John Vamvas and Olga Montes (2013)

Review by CJ Page count: 308 ISBN: 9780991866618    A class of mostly army brat seniors are taken into the woods on a survival weekend with their teacher, Sergeant Tim O’Sullivan. When O’Sullivan forces the bullied misfits to join their tormentors on the weekend away, things take a turn that no-one (in the story) expected.

The Bride of Glass by Candace Robinson (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 213 Format: ARC eBook ISBN: 1973717956    Perrie has become Vale’s Bride of Glass and together they lead the dark souls on a wave of destruction that threatens to destroy humanity. When Perrie’s cousin Maisie and ex-boyfriend Neven return to their senses, they must work together to free Perrie and […]
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One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 368 ISBN: 9780141375632   When five students attend detention and only four leave alive, the surviving students are thrown into the spotlight as suspects in the deceased’s murder investigation. When it’s discovered that the deceased was going to publicly reveal secrets that could ruin the four survivors, the geek, the […]
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Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault by Candace Robinson (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 242 ISBN: 1544274653   When a surge of missing person cases occurs in Deer Park, Texas, Perrie isn’t as worried as her father. That is until her ex-boyfriend and best friend go missing too. Perrie and her friend slash would-be-boyfriend August venture to the mysterious Quinsey Wolfe’s Glass Vault to find […]
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King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (2017)

Review by Liz Page count: 528 Publisher: Orion Books Format: Trade paperback ISBN: 9781409151197   In the third instalment to Victoria Aveyard’s bestselling Red Queen series, allegiances are tested on every side. And when the Lightning Girl’s spark is gone, who will light the way for the rebellion? Following on from Glass Sword, Mare Barrow has […]
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Asylum by Madeleine Roux (2013)

Review by CJ Page count: 311 Format: Paperback ISBN: 978-0-00-753822-5   Dan Crawford is a 16-year-old outcast who is thrilled to escape to a college preparation summer program in New Hampshire. Upon arriving he befriends the artistic Abby and Jordan whose tongue is as sharp as his wits are quick. When the trio discover that […]
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (2011)

Review by CJ Page count: 353 [excluding credits, acknowledgments, a conversation with Ransom Riggs and a preview of Hollow City] Format: Paperback ISBN: 978-1-59474-603-1   When Jakob’s grandfather is killed under horrific circumstances, Jakob travels to the children’s home his grandfather spent time in as a child hoping that the trip will enlighten him on […]
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