Category Archives: Teen Book Reviews

Burned ( Pretty Little Liars Series # 12) by Sara Sheperd YA Fiction

The usual crew ( Emily, Aria, Spencer, Hanna and “A”) are on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. When this group travels mayhem and mischief abound. The book opens with Hanna  driving a drunk girl named Madison home. Hanna  has … Continue reading

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2011 & 2012 Not to be Missed for Teens

Here is the final (I hope I have everything) list of titles.  This has been sent to Michelle, Elena and the WLS IT department, as well, in order to be turned into a wiki.  It will also be made into … Continue reading

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Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys – ( YA F)

It’s never easy to leave your hometown, family, and friends for another life. Yet, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine knows that she must leave to save herself. Her prostitute mother does damage every time they’re together, including getting Josie involved in a … Continue reading

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Janie Face to Face by Caroline Cooney

Janie Face to Face by Caroline Cooney Can you believe it’s been 20 years since Caroline Cooney introduced readers to Janie Johnson, the girl who at lunch one day recognized her face on the back of a milk carton?  Janie’s … Continue reading

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Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill

Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill A hilarious and romantic book that teens won’t be able to put down.  High school student and straight A student Julia is a rules follower.  On a trip to London with her fellow classmates … Continue reading

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Every Day by David Levithan

Every day “A” wakes up in a different body that corresponds to A’s age; A gets older day by day.  All of these are daily variables for A: boy, girl, tall, short, body shape, athletic or not, the geographical location … Continue reading

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Yesterday by C. K. Kelly Martin

After Freya’s father dies, they move from New Zealand back to Canada.  Then she meets  Garrett, someone she feels close to, but he tells her they’ve never met.  Can they both be correct?  The plot is notably easy to follow.  I would … Continue reading

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The Springsweet by Saundra Mitchell

The Springsweet by Saundra Mitchell Review by Tee Cotter A Historical fiction romance that starts out with readers meeting a heartbroken 17-year-old Zora Stewart whose fiancé has died.  She ends up leaving her family in Baltimore and moves to the … Continue reading

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Enchanted by Alethea Kontia

Enchanted by Alethea Kontia Review by Tee Cotter This YA fantasy and fairytale has an attractive cover and an interesting hook….what happens when you meet an enchanted frog, become his friend and then give him a kiss?  You got it, … Continue reading

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Guantanamo Boy

Guantanamo Boy Anna Perera YA Fiction 9/2011 Khalid, an ordinary fifteen-year-old boy, lives with his mother and father and two small sisters in Rochdale, a suburb in England. He likes his pals, (or mates as they are called in England), … Continue reading

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