Tagged with young adult

Since You’ve Been Gone: A Beautiful Friendship

Since You’ve Been Gone: A Beautiful Friendship

Title: Since You’ve Been Gone Author: Morgan Matson Release Date: 05/01/2014 Reviewed by: Willa I’ve always loved a good friendship book, and Since You’ve Been Gone is definitely one of my favorites. Morgan Matson is an incredible writer (seriously how are her books so long but also the perfect length? I have no idea. Morgan, … Continue reading

KING DORK APPROXIMATELY: A Page-Turning Comedy

KING DORK APPROXIMATELY: A Page-Turning Comedy

Title: King Dork Approximately (Texas Teen Book Festival Author) Author: Frank Portman Release Date: 012/09/2014 Reviewed by: Miriam Tom Henderson, the same King Dork from Portman’s previous book, King Dork, tackles a new school after Hillmont High closes. Trying to get acquainted with his new school and his endless goal of trying to score a date, … Continue reading

Our Favorite Banned Books

Our Favorite Banned Books

Here at the Teen Press Corps, we love all types of books and want everyone to decide which ones they will read for themselves. However, not everyone feels that way. What we wonder is, if you take away one book, what are the chances that you will take another? Anyhow, here are some of our … Continue reading

#TTBF14 Panel: Danger Is My Middle Name

#TTBF14 Panel: Danger Is My Middle Name

Looks like we’ll be taking a trip to the dangerous side of things with these dystopian authors at the Texas Teen Book Festival this year. Sarah J. Maas, Marie Lu, Joelle Charbonneau, and Garth Nix will be stirring up trouble!!!!   Sarah J. Maas Sarah J. Maas is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series. The … Continue reading

#TTBF14 Panel: Get A Clue

#TTBF14 Panel: Get A Clue

If you don’t yet have a clue, let us tell you we are SUPER Excited to that Simmone Howell, Will Ritter, James Klise, and Ransom Riggs will be attending the Texas Teen Book Festival this year! This panel is guaranteed to keep you guessing with a mix of characters who encounter ghosts, other-worldly beast, and secrets! … Continue reading

Spotlight on #TTBF14 Keynote: James Dashner!

Spotlight on #TTBF14 Keynote: James Dashner!

  We’re super pumped that the one and only James Dashner will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Texas Teen Book Festival! James Dashner is the best selling author of The Maze Runner series for Young Adults. If you haven’t heard, The Maze Runner is being made into a live action movie with Teen Wolf actor Dylan … Continue reading

July Buzz Book: Conversion by Katherine Howe

July Buzz Book: Conversion by Katherine Howe

JULY BUZZ BOOK: Conversion by Katherine Howe _________________________________________ WHAT THE TEEN PRESS CORPS IS SAYING: “A chilling mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat!” –Kendall _________________________________________ ABOUT THE BOOK: It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: … Continue reading

ACID: An Action-Packed Read!

ACID: An Action-Packed Read!

Title: Acid Author: Emma Pass Release Date: 03/11/2014 Reviewed by: Miriam It’s 2113 and thanks to Acid, the most brutal police force in history, Jenna Strong’s life is ruined. Jenna is stuck in prison for life for something she barely remembers. When a group breaks her out of prison, Jenna’s life changes and she’s not … Continue reading