Reviews written by Elisha Jachetti, Staff Reviewer

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June 19, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Sweet and Tragic Tale

Losing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel is a story full of love, loss, and hope. The book follows the lives of three main characters, Lani Kennedy, Dawson Berke, and Sloan Quentin, who begin the novel as seniors in high school. However, their lives are about to change for better, worse, and...

May 24, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Mature and Unique Sci-Fi Series

Sing Down the Stars by L.J. Hatton is book one in The Celestine Series, a sci-fi tale about an alien visit to Earth that resulted in select humans being born with special powers. We get a glimpse into this world through the eyes of Penelope Roma, a girl who can...

May 17, 2016
Overall rating
 
4.8
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable)
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
Sci-Fi Done Right

Seneca Rebel by Rayya Deeb is one of those rare books where all the elements come together to form a work of near perfection. It is a futuristic sci-fi look at what the United States of America could ultimately become. Certainly, this story will be compared to other series that...

May 11, 2016
Overall rating
 
3.0
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
3.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Virtual Reality Nightmare

Unplugged, by Donna Freitas, is the latest in YA Sci-Fi. The story is set after a time when technology was King, so much so that people decided they would rather live in a virtual world than in the real one. The novel begins when this experiment has already proven...

May 01, 2016 (Updated: May 01, 2016)
Overall rating
 
3.7
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Powerful Story with Social Agenda

How It Feels to Fly, sophomore novel by Kathryn Holmes, unabashedly deals with serious issues such as body image, anxiety, self-harm, and general mental health. The novel can be uncomfortable at times as Holmes does not shy away from the ugly reality her characters, all elite athletes and performers, face...

April 24, 2016 (Updated: April 24, 2016)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Follow The Heart

YA Contemporary, Summer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods, is a wonderfully fresh take on the tried and true plot line, girl who has been unlucky in love is suddenly the sun and moon to a very cool and unattainable guy, or in this case, guys. Brothers, in fact. By creating...

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