Month: January 2012

New Young Adult Book Releases: January 31, 2012

New Young Adult Book Releases: January 31, 2012

Here’s a look at some of today’s new YA releases: The Edumacation of Jay Baker by Jay Clark  A few “sexy” bullet points about Jay: • He is in love with a cheerleader named Cameo “Appearance” Parnell • He is forever losing “Love-15” to tennis-playing goddess Caroline Richardson • He rocks a touché array of […]

Posted January 31, 2012 by Sara in New Releases / 0 Comments
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Review: The Edumacation of Jay Baker by Jay Clark

Review: The Edumacation of Jay Baker by Jay Clark

Remember those awkward, teenage years? The fumbling, bumbling, and then the sweet taste of victory when something finally goes your way? No? Well, you can relive it all and more in hilarious form with The Edumacation of Jay Baker by debut author Jay Clark. And we promise, reading about those experiences will be far less […]

Posted January 27, 2012 by Sara in Book Review / 3 Comments
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Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

Legend by Marie Lu is one of those blockbuster YA books that gets so over-hyped ahead of its release, you become wary about whether it’s really deserved all that attention. In this case, I’d say the answer is an overwelming yes. As a sort of Dickensian dystopian, Legend tells the dual stories of June and […]

Posted January 25, 2012 by Sara in Book Review / 4 Comments
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Book Review: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Book Review: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

An intriguing twist on the myth of Persephone and the Underworld, Everneath by Brodi Ashton will delight fans of paranormal romance and entice fans of books like Abandon by Meg Cabot, and Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini. Everneath tells the story of Nikki Beckett, who was sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath. Now she’s […]

Posted January 24, 2012 by Sara in Book Review / 2 Comments
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New Young Adult Book Releases: January 24, 2012

New Young Adult Book Releases: January 24, 2012

Here’s a look at some of today’s new YA releases: Everneath by Brodi Ashton Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she’s returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld… this […]

Posted January 24, 2012 by Sara in New Releases / 0 Comments
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Book Review: Pink Smog by Francesca Lia Block

Book Review: Pink Smog by Francesca Lia Block

Weetzie Bat has been a classic icon in young adult literature for almost twenty years — and now, she’s back in an all new prequel to introduce new readers to her fabulous modern day fairy tale escapades. Pink Smog by Francesca Lia Block introduces readers to Weetzie’s middle school years, and shows us how this […]

Posted January 23, 2012 by Sara in Book Review / 1 Comment
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