Review · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Series: The Chemical Garden Trilogy, #1 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR Pub. Date: 2011 Genre: Dystopian YA, Romance Pages: 358 Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Designer babies became the norm when the scientists discovered how to make a baby that would have a long lifespan and be immune to most illnesses, including cancer. The… Continue reading Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Contemporary Realistic Fiction · Review · Young Adult

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

First Edition. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. 323 pp. US $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-054141-5. Genres: Realistic fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Chick Lit Synopsis from Inside Front Cover: Inside little blue envelope 1 are $1,000 and instructions to buy a plane ticket. In envelope 2 are directions to a specific London flat. The note in envelope 3 tells… Continue reading 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

Review · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Synopsis from the Inside Cover: Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with red and those with silver. Mare and her family are lowly Reds, destined to serve the Silver elite whose supernatural abilities make them nearly gods. Mare steals what she can to help her family survive, but when her best friend is conscripted… Continue reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard