Contemporary, Young Adult

Emmy and Oliver

Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway The Skinny: Emmy’s best friend, Oliver, reappears after being kidnapped by his father ten years ago. Emmy hopes to pick up their relationship right where it left off. Are they destined to be together? Or has fate irreparably driven them apart? -From Goodreads BFF?: I had a slightly hard time… Continue reading Emmy and Oliver

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Contemporary, Young Adult

The Devil You Say!

The Devil You Know by Trish Doller The Skinny: Eighteen-year-old Arcadia wants adventure. Living in a tiny Florida town with her dad and four-year-old brother, Cadie spends most of her time working, going to school, and taking care of her family. So when she meets two handsome cousins at a campfire party, she finally has… Continue reading The Devil You Say!

Contemporary, Spooky! Scary!, Young Adult

Give me one moment in time

The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson The Skinny: Girls started vanishing in the fall, and now winter's come to lay a white sheet over the horror. Door County, it seems, is swallowing the young, right into its very dirt. From beneath the house on Water Street, I've watched the danger swell. The residents know… Continue reading Give me one moment in time

Contemporary, Young Adult

In fair Vegas, where we lay our scene

The Chapel Wars by Lindsey Leavitt The Skinny: Sixteen-year-old Holly wants to remember her Grandpa forever, but she’d rather forget what he left her in his will: his wedding chapel on the Las Vegas strip. Whatever happened to gold watches, savings bonds, or some normal inheritance? And then there's Grandpa's letter. Not only is she running… Continue reading In fair Vegas, where we lay our scene

Contemporary, Selective Collective, Young Adult

Selective Collective: Better Off Friends Review

Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg The Skinny: For Macallan and Levi, it was friends at first sight. Everyone says guys and girls can’t be just friends, but these two are. They hang out after school, share tons of inside jokes, their families are super close, and Levi even starts dating one of Macallan’s friends. They… Continue reading Selective Collective: Better Off Friends Review