The Brink of Darkness, Jeff Giles’s follow-up to The Edge of Everything, spends more time in the Lowlands, but doesn’t shake the tropey plot.
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Kayla Olson’s The Sandcastle Empire doesn’t bring anything new to the dystopian genre, but it’s not not entertaining.
Just in case you're not already mad enough or sad enough.
The star-crossed lovers in Jeff Giles’ The Edge of Everything face literal hell to be together.
The first book in Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series introduces Celaena Sardothian—one of the most badass lady assassins to ever grace the page—to the YA world.
Flawed, Cecelia Ahern’s first foray into the YA genre, mixes dystopian themes with classic literary ideas.
Jeff Zentner’s debut novel The Serpent King, which tells the story of three best friends from rural Tennessee, is both humorous and heartbreaking.
In Stephanie Oakes' The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly, a teenage girl ends up in juvie after escaping a cult with a penchant for chopping off body parts, WHAT WHAT.
In Soulprint by Megan Miranda, reincarnation is grounds for incarceration.
Echoes of Us—the final book in Kat Zhang’s Hybrid Chronicles—does not disappoint.
Although it sounds like it should be, Samantha Shannon’s debut novel The Bone Season is not a Jeffrey Deaver book starring Lincoln Rhyme.
Brian reviews Kindness for Weakness, by Shawn Goodman and realizes he would not do well in prison.
Megan finally binges Netflix Original Orange Is The New Black and it's all she wants to talk about.
A review of Monster by Walter Dean Myers, a story about the enormous consequences of one stupid decision.
Meghan takes on a v. tough and serious subject matter in These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf. (Read: look elsewhere for giggles and shizz.)
A review of Incarceron by Catherine Fisher, aka why Posh continue to fear (and be thrilled by) the rise of the machines.
Jenny reviews Witch & Wizard by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, an engaging story in which a pair of siblings discover their magical powers.
Erin reviews the promising start of a series in The Maze Runner by James Dashner.