Category: YA Literature

Review: Camazotz Curse by Jenn..

Posted August 27, 2019 by Nima in Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Camazotz Curse by Jennifer Foxcroft

Camazotz Curse Author: Jennifer Foxcroft Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It’s here! the finale to the Camazotz Trilogy. It did not disappoint. Picking up where Sanguine Moon left off, Camazotz Curse pulls all the loose threads and themes from the previous two books together into a dramatic climax.  It reaches a very […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee

Audiobook review: Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee Author: Jeff Zentner Narrators: Sophie Amoss, Phoebe Strole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Source: library I’m not a big young adult reader (hello I’m 40 something), but while finishing my BA in English, I took YA Literature as an elective. The class was geared more to […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman

Audiobook Review: Adorkable Author: Cookie O’Gorman Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult (Contemporary Romance/Coming of Age) Source: Tantor Audio Adorkable is a delightfully quirky young adult novel; a funny and heartwarming story of best friends to lovers.  I already am looking forward to listening to this novel again. Sally is […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Audiobook Review: Ten Author: Gretchen McNeil Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ten is a delightfully suspenseful, young adult mystery that seems inspired by Agatha Christie.  I am a fan of Agatha Christie murder mysteries and could not pass up a new version.  Though the novel […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The November Girl by Lydia Kang

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: The November Girl Author: Lydia Kang Narrators: Chris Chambers and Piper Goodeve Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Standalone Genre: Young Adult (Urban Fantasy/Romance) Source: Tantor Audio The November Girl is a hauntingly powerful coming-of-age story for two seemingly different but truly similar […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards

Today we have a special #audiobook review. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: One Was Lost Author:  Natalie D. Richards Narrator:  Vanessa Johansson Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Mystery/Suspense, Young Adult Source: Tantor Audio One Was Lost is a very gripping thriller-suspense mystery with a hint of romance.  I enjoyed this chilling tale, enhanced by the […]

Review: Spartan Heart by Jenni..

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Spartan Heart Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una loved the Mythos Academy series.  When it concluded, we kept our fingers crossed that Ms. Estep would return to the world.  Our wish came true!  The Mythos Academy spinoff series features Gwen’s (the hero from the original […]

Review: Scavenger Girl–Seaso..

Posted October 30, 2017 by Nima in Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Scavenger Girl–Season of Atchem by Jennifer Arntson

Scavenger Girl-Season of Atchem Author: Jennifer Arntson Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Scavenger Girl is the first book in the new young adult series by the same name.  It’s told from the perspective of Una, a seventeen year old girl and member of the lowest caste in a leveled socio-economic system.  This […]

Review: Gilt Hollow by Lorie L..

Posted September 21, 2016 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon

Gilt Hollow Author: Lorie Langdon Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Author Lorie Langdon steps away from the fun and fantasy of her Doon Series to a darker who-done-it mystery in Gilt Hollow.  Gilt Hollow is the name of a quirky little town in Ohio that embraces artistic, creative types, but still has […]

Review: Destined for Doon by C..

Review: Destined for Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Please help TWITA welcome guest reviewer, Kymbo. An avid reader, Kymbo is also the teenaged daughter of our own Ang. Destined for Doon Author: Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Guest Reviewer: Kymbo Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The first in this series, Doon, changed my perspective on fairytale/princess books altogether. I loved every minute […]