Wolf by Wolf

Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf #1) by Ryan Graudin (2015)

Wolf by Wolf

YA Fiction | WWII | Sci-Fi
4 Stars
Blurb:

Her story begins on a train.

The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule. To commemorate their Great Victory, Hitler and Emperor Hirohito host the Axis Tour: an annual motorcycle race across their conjoined continents. The victor is awarded an audience with the highly reclusive Adolf Hitler at the Victor’s Ball in Tokyo.

Yael, a former death camp prisoner, has witnessed too much suffering, and the five wolves tattooed on her arm are a constant reminder of the loved ones she lost. The resistance has given Yael one goal: Win the race and kill Hitler. Continue reading

RoseBlood

RoseBlood by A.G. Howard (2017)

roseblood

YA Fiction | Paranormal | Romance
4 Stars
Blurb:

“In this modern day spin on Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide. Hoping creative direction will help her, Rune’s mother sends her to a French arts conservatory for her senior year, located in an opera house rumored to have ties to The Phantom of the Opera. Continue reading

Girl Rising

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone (2017)
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Girl Rising

Non-Fiction | Women’s Rights

Blurb:

A full-color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Risingabout educating girls across the globe.

Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school.
But one girl with courage is a revolution.

Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls’ education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine girls in the developing world, allowing viewers the opportunity to witness how education can break the cycle of poverty. Continue reading

Noteworthy

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate (2017)
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noteworthy

Teen Fiction | Contemporary
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“It’s the start of Jordan Sun’s junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts. Unfortunately, she’s an Alto 2, which—in the musical theatre world—is sort of like being a vulture in the wild: She has a spot in the ecosystem, but nobody’s falling over themselves to express their appreciation. So it’s no surprise when she gets shut out of the fall musical for the third year straight.

Then the school gets a mass email: A spot Continue reading

Romeo and What’s Her Name

Romeo and What’s Her Name by Shani Petroff (2017)
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romeo and what's her name

Teen Fiction | Contemporary | Romance
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

Understudies never get to perform

. . . which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly “Evening with Shakespeare” is the perfect role for Emily. She can earn some much-needed extra credit while pursuing her main goal of spending time with Wes, aka Romeo, aka the hottest, nicest guy in school (in her completely unbiased opinion). And she meant to learn her lines, really, it’s just:  Continue reading

The 100 | Book/TV Blitz!

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THE 100 returns to TV tonight! And to help celebrate the show’s return Little Brown Books For Young Readers and Rockstar Book Tours are giving away 5 Boxed Sets of the Complete series! So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. Below you can also check out the official trailer for Season Four of The 100!!  Continue reading