Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand

Title: Summerland Author: Elin Hilderbrand Genre: Chick Lit, Contemporary, Drama, Fiction Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books Publication Date: June 26, 2012 Kindle Edition: 400 pages Series: None Where’d I Get It: Barnes and Noble Synopsis (From Goodreads): It’s June 15th, the night of Nantucket High School graduation. Four juniors are driving home from a party when something goes horribly wrong and […]

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Title: Divergent Author: Veronica Roth Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Publication Date: April 25, 2011 Hardcover: 487 pages Where’d I Get It: Purchased from Barnes & Noble Synopsis (From Goodreads): In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the […]

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Title: Across the Universe Author: Beth Revis Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: January 11, 2011 Hardcover: 416 pages Where’d I Get It: Library Synopsis (From Goodreads): Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never […]

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Title: Life As We Knew It Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Publisher: Graphia Publication Date: May 1, 2008 Paperback: 360 pages Where’d I Get It: Library Synopsis (From Goodreads): It’s almost the end of Miranda’s sophomore year in high school, and her journal reflects the busy life of a typical teenager: conversations […]

Room – Emma Donoghue

Title: Room Author: Emma Donoghue Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: September 13, 2010 Hardcover: 336 pages Where’d I Get It: For Review from the Publisher Synopsis (From Goodreads): To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with […]

Fallen by Lauren Kate

Title: Fallen Author: Lauren Kate Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Publication Date: December 8, 2009 Hardcover: 464 pages Where’d I Get It: Borrowed Beauty from the Library Synopsis (From Goodreads): There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees […]

Before Midnight by Cameron Dokey

Title: Before Midnight: A Retelling of “Cinderella” Author: Cameron Dokey Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication Date: March 6, 2007 Mass Market Paperback: 208 pages Where’d I Get It: Library Synopsis (From Goodreads): Etienne de Brabant is brokenhearted. His wife has died in childbirth, leaving him alone with an infant daughter he cannot […]

Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston

Title:  Wondrous Strange Author:  Lesley Livingston Genre: Young Adult Publisher:  HarperTeen Publication Date:  September 22, 2009 Paperback: 352 pages Where’d I Get It: Library Synopsis (From Goodreads): 17 year-old Kelley Winslow doesn’t believe in Faeries. Not unless they’re the kind that you find in a theatre, spouting Shakespeare—the kind that Kelley so desperately wishes she […]