The Long Game: Very Relatable To Readers

The Long Game: Very Relatable To Readers

Title: The Long Game : A Fixer Novel #2 Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Release Date: 6/7/16 Reviewed by: Emily After a year at the elite Hardwicke Academy, Tess Kendrick has established herself as the school’s “fixer,” following in her mother’s footsteps. While Tess helps a classmate run for student body president, her mother Ivy works to … Continue reading

The Season: A Perfect Read For Summer!

The Season: A Perfect Read For Summer!

Title: The Season Author: Jonah Lisa & Stephen Dyer Release Date: 7/12/16 Reviewed by: Allegra I love Pride and Prejudice. The mysterious Mr. Darcy. The beautiful dresses and elegant parties. And of course the amazing independence and boldness of Elizabeth Bennet. What’s not to love? And like most fans of the Jane Austen book, I … Continue reading

Rereading Harry Potter As A Teenager: Part 1

Rereading Harry Potter As A Teenager: Part 1

Colleen is one of our newest member’s of the Teen Press Corps and a Harry Potter fanatic! She will be chronicling her journey of rereading and recapping the entire Harry Potter series as a teenager- four years later.     ~post by Colleen *Possible spoilers ahead-Beware!* Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone. Have I caught … Continue reading

You Were Here: A Compelling Read

You Were Here: A Compelling Read

  Title: You Were Here Author: Cori McCarthy Release Date: 3/1/16 Reviewed by: Eden The dead always leave something behind. Jake Strangelove’s legacy consists of a daredevil reputation and an urban exploring map. The dares he marked on the map are reckless and ill-advised, but Jaycee is going to follow in her brother’s footsteps even … Continue reading

Railhead: I’m A Huge Fan!

Railhead: I’m A Huge Fan!

Title: Railhead Author: Philip Reeve Release Date: 4/1/16 Reviewed by: Emily In the distant future, people live on many planets spread throughout the galaxy and are transported by the K-Bahns: trains built by the elusive Guardians that allow people to travel among planets in seconds along the Great Network. Young Zen Starling is recruited by … Continue reading

NIGHTFALL: Beware The Night

NIGHTFALL: Beware The Night

Title: Nightfall  Author:  Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski Release Date: 8/22/15 Reviewed by: Haley Legend has it—when Night falls, the monsters roam… On the mystical island of Bliss, darkness does not fall every twenty-four hours.  It falls every fourteen years. Marin and Kana, brother and sister, have never seen Night.  But the end of the fourteen … Continue reading

Ruined: Full Of Action!

Ruined: Full Of Action!

Title: Ruined Author: Amy Tintera Release Date: 5/3/16 Reviewed by: Parker       So I guess the first time I really read a YA book with a powerful female character was The Hunger Games. I met Katniss Everdeen when I was in third grade. You might think, “That’s too young to read about kids … Continue reading

This Is Where It Ends: A Heart-Wrenching Story

This Is Where It Ends: A Heart-Wrenching Story

Title: This Is Where It Ends Author: Marieke Nijkamp Release Date: 1/5/16 Reviewed by: Colleen Marieke Nijkamp released her debut YA novel “This is Where it Ends” on January 5, 2016. Her beautiful, heart-wrenching story has, since then, received tons of support, love, and fame, and rightly so. With beautiful writing, multiple perspectives, and an … Continue reading

TPC Exclusive: Colleen Oakes Interview

TPC Exclusive: Colleen Oakes Interview

Today, the Teen Press Corps has an exclusive interview with Colleen Oakes- the author of one of our favorite books titled Queen Of Hearts! We got to sit down and chat with the author and dive into the world of Wonderland and everything bookish! ~Interviewed by Evelyn & Ta’Necia TPC: How did you create this version … Continue reading

Into The Dim: Absolutely Amazing!

Into The Dim: Absolutely Amazing!

Title: Into the Dim Author: Janet B. Taylor Release Date: 3/1/16 Reviewed by: Aurora Time Travel is really hard to get right, but I loved the way Janet B. Taylor dealt with it in Into the Dim. The theory was easy enough to understand (unlike some…) and made sense. Also, I couldn’t catch any major … Continue reading

VELVET UNDERCOVER: Espionage With A Dash Of Romance

VELVET UNDERCOVER: Espionage With A Dash Of Romance

Title: Velvet Undercover  Author: Teri Brown Release Date: 10/20/2015 Reviewed by: Emily   I love historical fiction set in the early 20th century. I also love pretty much everything to do with spies. (There’s a section dedicated to it on my bookshelf and I’m a not-so-secret fan of the Mission Impossible franchise). So when the two come together … Continue reading