Tag: young adult

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Relationships in Zaria Fierce and the Secret of Gloomwood Forest

So this is a guest post, but not… Hi! You know me. I’m Keira Gillett and I own and run Love Romance Passion. Today, I’m talking about something…

What Keeps the Young Adult Genre Fresh

Guest post by Connie L. Smith, author of Essenced and Emblazed Can I part with a little secret here? My first reading love wasn’t YA. It wasn’t even…

Why I Love the YA Genre

Guest post by Sherry Soule, author of Beautifully Broken (Spellbound Series) Today Sherry has some exciting news to share with all of us! All the previously published books…

Review: The Iron Queen (Daughters of Zeus, Book 3) by Kaitlin Bevis

Summary: Kidnapped by her father, Persephone is not looking forward to be reunited with dear old daddy. The guy has several screws loose and wants one thing –…

Review: Daughter of the Earth and Sky (Daughters of Zeus, Book 2) by Kaitlin Bevis

Summary: You have to be careful as a goddess. You are held by your word – quite literally. So promises are made sparingly and avoided at all opportunities….

Review: Persephone (Daughters of Zeus, Book 1) by Kaitlin Bevis

Summary: Persephone lives a normal life with the exception of a few abnormal things here and there. She can always explain it away – even the creepy feeling…

Review: Beastly by Alex Flinn

I saw the trailer announced at Katidom and like Kati I’m a sucker for fairytales, especially Beauty and the Beast fairytale retellings. After viewing the trailer I went…

Movie Review: Beastly starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer

Summary: Kyle Kingsbury a spoiled pretty boy. He’s the undisputed king of high school and all the more arrogant for it. He mocks the ugly students and poor…

Review: Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney

Dark Mirror can be summed up in four words: magic, romance, time travel. The Story: When Lady Victoria (Tory) Mansfield performs magic in front of a bunch of…

Review: Sugar Rush by Kimber An

by Mandy Dougherty, guest reviewer Summary:Ophelia Dawson is your typical, run of the mill, high school junior.  She likes nothing more than a night filled with Star Trek,…

Defend Your (Sub-)Genre

by Susan Sigler, guest blogger Confession time! I’ve been harboring a secret wish. A hope that someone, somewhere will give me a satisfactory reason to venture outside of…

Review: The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

There was plenty to like in this novel and plenty I could have done without. I really liked the themes of becoming comfortable with who you are, staying…

Review: Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs

Oh. My. Gods. is a pretty decent young adult novel. As an older reader, I wish it provided me with more… more everything. I would recommend this book…

Review: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

I picked up Graceling because somebody said it was the next Twilight to get behind as Po and Katsa were a very hot couple. As far as I…

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