TTBF16 REVIEW: Three Dark Crowns By Kendare Blake

TTBF16 REVIEW: Three Dark Crowns By Kendare Blake

  Title: Three Dark Crowns  Author: Kendare Blake (Texas Teen Book Festival Author) Release Date:9/20/16 Reviewed by: Maddy All three sisters are born to be queen, but only one can take the crown.  Their sixteenth birthday will mark the official beginning of their deadly fight, but as the day approaches each sister must overcome struggles … Continue reading

TTBF16 REVIEW: An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

TTBF16 REVIEW: An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Title: An Ember In The Ashes Author: Sabaa Tahir (Texas Teen Book Festival Author) Release Date:4/28/15 Reviewed by: Aurora       This series is practically indescribable because it’s that astonishing, but I’ll try my best.       The story starts with a young man named Elias in his last year of training at Blackcliff Academy. Blackcliff is vicious and … Continue reading

TTBF16 PANEL: With Great Power. . .

TTBF16 PANEL: With Great Power. . .

We have 4 more days until the big day!!! We are counting down and spot-lighting all the panels, and authors of the fest!   The With Great Powers panel focuses on dark powers and perilous animate the pages of these magical tales. You won’t want to miss it, because with great power . . . … Continue reading

#TTBF16 PANEL: Just Like Old Times

#TTBF16 PANEL: Just Like Old Times

This entire week leading up to the festival, the Teen Press Corps will be highlighting the amazing panels that will be featured this year! The Just Like Old Times panel is inspired by ancient history, legends, and myths of yore, these authors build on narratives we all know and love to spin tales that are shiny … Continue reading

#TTBF16 Panel: Hiding In Plain Sight!

#TTBF16 Panel: Hiding In Plain Sight!

  This entire week the Teen Press Corps will be highlighting the amazing panels that will be featured at the Texas Teen Book Festival this year! One of our most anticipated panels is titled, Hiding In Plain Sight.   LEIGH BARDUGO Leigh Bardugo is the amazingly talented author of The Grisha Trilogy, a fantasy series that … Continue reading

Only Daughter: The Plot Thickens

Only Daughter: The Plot Thickens

Title: Only Daughter Author: Anna Snoekstra Release Date: 9/20/16 Reviewed by: Miriam Rebecca Winters is living the life. A 16 year old girl going to parties with her friends, working with a hot guy, and hitting the pool with her little brothers, nothing could go wrong. . . or so she thought. Rebecca Winters was … Continue reading

LOST AND THE FOUND: You Need To Read It

LOST AND THE FOUND: You Need To Read It

Title: Lost And The Found  Author: Cat Clarke Release Date:9/13/16 Reviewed by: Emily  I stayed up until 2 in the morning to finish this book. I immediately texted one of my friends and said, “I just finished this book and honestly I don’t think I’ll be able to sleep for a while. You need to … Continue reading