REVIEW: The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Format: Hardcover, 348 pages Published: November 1, 2016, Delacorte Press Source: Christmas (!!) Rating: 4.75/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute …

REVIEW: Summer Days & Summer Nights edited by Stephanie Perkins

Genre: Young Adult, Romance Format: Hardcover, 384 pages Published: May 17, 2016, St Martin’s Press Source: school library My rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): Maybe it's the long, lazy days, or maybe it's the heat making everyone a little bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom. Summer Days …

REVIEW: My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins

Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Holiday Format: Hardcover, 321 pages Published: October 14, 2014, St Martin's Press Source: school library My rating: 3.5/5 stars Summary (Goodreads): If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you’re going to fall in love with My True …

REVIEW: Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Genre: Young Adult, Romance Format: Hardcover, 389 pages Published: May 3, 2016 Source: Library My rating: 4/5 stars Summary: “I made the wrong choice.” Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish that …

REVIEW: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult Series: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1 Published: June 7, 2011, Quirk Books Format: Paperback, 352 pages Source: Barnes and Noble My rating: 2.5/5 stars Summary: A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off …

REVIEW: Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy

Genre: Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Romance Published: July 5, 2016 by Bloomsbury Format: Hardcover, 346 Source: Library Rating: 3.5/5 stars Summary: An asteroid is hurtling toward Earth. A big, bad one. Yuri, a physicist prodigy from Russia, has been called to NASA as they calculate a plan to avoid disaster. He knows how to …

REVIEW: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

Genre: Young Adult, Romance Published: March 31 2015 Format: Paperback, Bloomsbury Source: Barnes & Noble Rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary: It's been one year since it happened... When Paige Hancock's first boyfriend died in a swimming accident, she shut out almost everyone. Now Paige has decided it's finally time to rejoin the world, and she has a plan. …