Reviews : Young Adult

‘Blind Side of the Moon’ by Blayne Cooper

Dreams haunt Samantha Blackwell. At seventeen, she carries a heavy emotional load. She has a deadbeat father who only shows up when he wants something and no memory of the mother who died when Samantha was a toddler. At least she’s had her loving grandparents, Leola and Thomas Christos, to care for her, but their… read more

'Drag Teen’ by Jeffery Self

JT Barnett lives in Clearwater, Florida and is pretty much sure he’s going to be stuck pumping gas in his parent’s garage for the rest of his life. His fabulous boyfriend Seth is determined to get him unstuck, all he has to do is convince JT that he has the chops to win the Miss… read more

'Not Your Sidekick' by C. B. Lee

Not Your Sidekick is an exciting story full of twists and heart. It is about that first crush, first relationship, first time you realize your strengths might not look like your parents, and all of those other classic teenage moments…. read more

'Phantom Limbs' by Paula Garner

Phantom Limbs poses the questions: What do we do with the pain begotten by loss? And what do we create in the space that’s left behind to carry ourselves through?… read more

'Princess Princess Ever After' by Katie O’Neill

Princess Princess Ever After is a warm-hearted graphic novel centered on the adventures of two strong-willed princesses. It is an adorable book whose fable-like story is perfect for any princess or prince in your life. … read more

'Radical' by E.M. Kokie

The novel contains, from it’s very first line, a very well-rendered sense of anxious anticipation that, throughout the course of the novel, builds to outright dread… read more



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