Reviews written by Jennifer Bardsley

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February 01, 2015 (Updated: February 01, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Can't wait for the sequel!

Jess Martinez has photography on the brain. She’s a few great shots away from the perfect college application, and her escape from her controlling father and life on a military base. Things at home have been rotten ever since her mom died; Jess and her dad can’t seem to connect....

February 01, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Fun Historical Fiction

Shadows Fall Away by Kit Forbes is a YA historical fiction/time travel novel that takes place in London’s seedy East End during the time of Jack the Ripper. Mark Stewart, the book’s protagonist, is more of an anti-hero. Brushes with the law have finally caught up to him and he’s...

February 01, 2015
Overall rating
 
2.7
Plot
 
3.0
Characters
 
2.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
Okay

Both of Me by Jonathan Frisen is YA book with a unique concept. Clara is an older teen girl traveling around the globe, fleeing her past when she accidentally switches bags with the airplane passenger sitting next to her–a good looking but aloof guy named Elias...

February 01, 2015 (Updated: February 01, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Enjoyable "sick-lit"

All last year I felt guilty for not having read The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. How could I call myself a YA fan and not have read such a popular book? Well, today I remedied that situation. Start to finish. Cover to cover. Quite a lot of...

February 01, 2015
Overall rating
 
3.7
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Young Adult Fiction
A Fun Read

The Maze Runner by James Dashner is another title in the uber-popular genre of YA books about teenagers in dangerous “fight-to-the-death” games. But in this case, the main character, Thomas, is not on television…probably. He doesn’t really know the truth because his memory is wiped. Thomas, along...

February 01, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.3
Plot
 
4.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
Loved it!

Faking Faithby Josie Bloss is like the website Homeschoolers Anonymous in novel form. It tells the story of a teenage girl from Chicago named Dylan who faces high school hell after a sexting incident. In her despair, Dylan becomes obsessed with fundamentalist homeschooled bloggers, and most especially a blogger named...

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