Teen Book Reviews

book cover of the title Ember in the Ashes
Reviewer's First Name:
Kaya

 

book cover of the title "The Secrets We Keep"
Reviewer's First Name:
Kaya

 

Maddy and Ella Lawton are twins but are very different. Ella is quiet, unpopular, and kind of a loner. Maddy, on the other hand, thrives as the most popular girl at their school. The two twins used to be very close until Maddy left Ella to be popular. One night the two girls get in a car accident, and Maddy dies. Ella wakes up in the hospital with everyone thinking she is Maddy. She can not break the news that it was Maddy who dies, and she decides to pretend to be Maddy.

Book cover for the title "Challenger Deep"
Reviewer's First Name:
Kaya

Challenger Deep, by Neal Shusterman, places the reader into the first person perspective of a boy sinking into mental illness. Caden Bosch is losing touch with the world, living more and more in his own head. Caden has delusions and hallucinations, not realizing what is happening to him. It turns out that he is schizophrenic.


Pirate Cinema
Reviewer's First Name:
Lea

Trent (Ceciel) a 16 year old boy lives with his family. But one day while he is creating a film from previous movies, he gets caught and gets the internet taken away for a year. This, in his words, ruins his family life. So he goes to London and he gladly becomes a figurehead for all illegal editors. 

Poisoned House
Reviewer's First Name:
Leah

Abigail Tamper, a scullery maid in Victorian England, has her world turned upside down by a series of dark revelations. Ghosts, intrigue, and sociopaths abound.

Just Ella
Reviewer's First Name:
Niharika

A girl named Ella is engaged to the prince and tries to escape the castle, its royal rules and etiquette. 

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
Reviewer's First Name:
Jessica

Gabe is transexual. He has an A and B side. Gabe loves music, it's something so beautiful to him. In this journey he learns to accept himself. 

Gone
Reviewer's First Name:
Ramona

Janie thought she knew what her future held, so she thought she could make peace with it. 

girl of nightmares
Reviewer's First Name:
Danielle

Cas (a ghost hunter) wants to save the ghost of Anna Korlov, who opened a door to hell and disappeared.

Four
Reviewer's First Name:
Rachel

IF you loved the divergent series this is for you its a collection of short stories about the charcter four or tobias it tells of his orgin how he got into dauntless and how he met tris its very good because it gives a backstory to him and it explains a lot

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