Recommended: AURORA RISING by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Today I’m over at The Winged Pen with a review of Aurora Rising, a new young adult science fiction novel by the authors of Illuminae. Click here to see the full review!

The CYBILS Award YA Speculative Fiction Short List – A Wrap-up

Today, I’m over at The Winged Pen talking about the 7 books that made the short list for the CYBILS Award for YA Speculative Fiction. If you love young adult fantasy, sci fi, alternate history or magical realism, you’ll find some titles you want to add to your TBR! Check out the post here!

Recommended: NOT EVEN BONES by Rebecca Schaeffer

Today, I’m over at The Winged Pen talking about Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer, a gritty, blood-drenched young adult thriller. Bottom line: highly recommended! Check out the full review here.  

Recommended: LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

Publisher’s Description On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn’t looking for trouble–she’s too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she’s on the local gangster’s wanted list, andContinue reading “Recommended: LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff”

Recommended: BLOOD WILL OUT by Jo Treggiari

Publisher’s Description Ari Sullivan is alive–for now. She wakes at the bottom of a cistern, confused, injured and alone, with only the shadowy recollection of a low-pitched voice and a gloved hand. No one can hear her screams. And the person who put her there is coming back. The killer is planning a gruesome masterpiece,Continue reading “Recommended: BLOOD WILL OUT by Jo Treggiari”

Recommended: Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Publisher’s Description When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution humanity has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and their message leads to the planet Gaia, a treasure trove waiting to be explored. For Jules AddisonContinue reading “Recommended: Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner”

5 More Great Reads from the CYBILS Young Adult Speculative Fiction Nominees

My last post shone a spotlight on Five Must-Read books from the CYBILS 2017 Young Adult Speculative Fiction nominees. But there was too much awesome to fit in just one post. If you love fantasy, science fiction and magical realism as much as I do, you’ll love these books too! The Last Magician by LisaContinue reading “5 More Great Reads from the CYBILS Young Adult Speculative Fiction Nominees”

5 Must Reads from the 2017 CYBILS YA Speculative Fiction Nominees

One hundred and thirty books were nominated for the 2017 YA Speculative Fiction Award. 130! That’s a lot of books for seven judges to read in three months! As one of those judges, I’m overwhelmed by the volume but even more overwhelmed by the talent! I still have many books to read and can onlyContinue reading “5 Must Reads from the 2017 CYBILS YA Speculative Fiction Nominees”