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Wintersong

Wintersong by S. Jae Jones Review by Sofia On Sale Now   Be careful what you wish for. In the Underground where the Goblin King lives, wishes have power. Liesl, a plain, unremarkable girl, grew up playing with the Goblin King in the Goblin Grove just outside of her family’s inn. Gifted with musical talent … Continue reading

Ever the Hunted

Title: Ever the Hunted Author: Erin Summerill Release Date:  On Sale Now Reviewed by: Katie   Britta Flannery has just lost her father, and her best friend, Cohen, is gone. With only her tracking skills, taught to her by her father, Britta must learn to survive on her own. And she does until she gets … Continue reading

Scythe

Title: Scythe Author: Neal Schusterman Review by: Evelyn On Sale Now Citra and Roman don’t want to kill. Which makes them the perfect people for the job. In a society set during a Utopian future where all disease has been eradicated and humans live forever, there are Scythes. Scythes kill, and Scythes must kill, as … Continue reading

Letters to the Lost

Title: Letters to the Lost By: Brigid Kemmerer Review By: Aurora Available: Now   This story is life. Straight forward, no sugar coating. It taps into what it means to grieve, to regret, to live. That is what I love about Letters to the Lost. This story is all about finding someone who shares the … Continue reading

A Study in Charlotte

Title: A Study in Charlotte Author: Brittany Cavallaro Available: Now Reviewed By: Sofia Charlotte Holmes and James Watson are the great-great-great-grandchildren of the famous duo; Sherlock and Dr. Watson. In this first installment of their adventure together, Charlotte and James attend a boarding school in Connecticut. After the murder of a chauvinist jock, the pair … Continue reading

#TTBF15: No Risk, No Reward Panel

#TTBF15: No Risk, No Reward Panel

~post by Olivia, Teen Press Corps Every year at the Texas Teen Book Festival, one of the goals is to make the panels different from the year before, and have them be meaningful and interesting. The “No Risk, No Rewards” panel will focus on daring characters who take on many challenges to achieve their goals … Continue reading

THE SECRETS WE KEEP: Intriguing and Wonderful

THE SECRETS WE KEEP: Intriguing and Wonderful

Title:The Secrets We Keep Author: Trisha Leaver Release Date: April 2015 Reviewed by: Emma Ella Lawton has always lived in her sister Maddy’s shadow, but she wants it that way. She is kind, geeky, and school focused, while her sister is popular, ruthless, and full of secrets. After a tragic car accident that Ella feels … Continue reading

A WICKED THING: Princess & Mystery, Oh My!

A WICKED THING: Princess & Mystery, Oh My!

Title: A Wicked Thing Author: Rhiannon Thomas Release Date: 2/24/2015 Reviewed by: Haley We know the story of Princess Aurora. Of the evil curse cast upon her as a child, of the forbidden spinning wheel, of her hundred year slumber. We know that she awakens with a true love’s kiss and lives happily ever after. But what if … Continue reading

A Summer of Change

A Summer of Change

It has been a summer of change. Big things have happened. The Supreme Count ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. The Boy Scouts of America ended its ban on gay adult scout leaders. The Confederate flag came down in South Carolina, but racial tensions continue to weigh on all of us. U.S. & Cuba relations … Continue reading

Let’s Go on a Road Trip!

Let’s Go on a Road Trip!

What makes a road trip so special, you say? Well, there’s beautiful scenery and family time, but a road trip can also be memorable if you have that perfect book to keep you company during ride. Buckle-up! The Teen Press Corps has your back and recommends some great books that are road trip fun!   … Continue reading