These Witches Don’t Burn // Book Review // Spooktober Day 12

Title: These Witches Don’t Burn Author: Isabel Sterling Published: 2019 Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal Rating: Synopsis Hannah’s a witch, but not the kind you’re thinking of. She’s the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret sheRead more

Two Can Keep A Secret // Book Review // Spooktober Day 9

Title: Two Can Keep A Secret Author: Karen M. McManus Published: 2019 Genre: Young Adult/Mystery Rating: Synopsis Ellery knows all about secrets. Her mother has them; her grandmother does too. And the longer she’s in Echo Ridge, the clearer it becomes that everyone there is hiding something. The thing is, secrets are dangerous–and most peopleRead more

A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder // Book Review // Spooktober Day 5

Title: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder Author: Holly Jackson Published: 2019 Genre: Young Adult/Mystery Rating: Synopsis The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town thatRead more

One Of Us Is Next // Book Review // Spooktober Day 3

Title: One Of Us Is Next Author: Karen M. McManus Published: 2020 Genre: Young Adult/Thriller Rating: Synopsis Come on, Bayview, you know you’ve missed this. A ton of copycat gossip apps have popped up since Simon died, but in the year since the Bayview four were cleared of his shocking death, no one’s been ableRead more

Lucky In Love // Book Review

Title: Lucky In Love Author: Kasie West Published: 2017 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary Rating: Synopsis Maddie’s not impulsive. She’s all about hard work and planning ahead. But one night, on a whim, she buys a lottery ticket. And then, to her astonishment — She wins! In a flash, Maddie’s life is unrecognizable. No more stressing aboutRead more

The Dazzling Heights // Book Review

Title: The Dazzling Heights (Thousandth Floor, 2) Author: Katharine McGee Published: 2017 Genre: YA/Sci-Fi Rating: Synopsis New York City, 2118. Manhattan is home to a thousand-story supertower, a breathtaking marvel that touches the sky. But amid high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, five teenagers are keeping dangerous secrets… *This review contains information that might be seenRead more

Bridge Of Souls // Book Review

Title: Bridge of Souls (Cassidy Blake #3) Author: Victoria Schwab Published: 2021 Genre: Middle-Grade/Paranormal Rating: Synopsis Nothing can prepare Cass for New Orleans, which wears all of its hauntings on its sleeve. In a city of ghost tours and tombs, raucous music and all kinds of magic, Cass could get lost in all the colourful,Read more

Little Women // Book Review

Title: Little Women Author: Louisa May Alcott Published: 1869 Genre: Classic/Contemporary Rating: Synopsis Generations of readers young and old, male and female, have fallen in love with the March sisters of Louisa May Alcott’s most popular and enduring novel, Little Women. Here are talented tomboy and author-to-be Jo, tragically frail Beth, beautiful Meg, and romantic,Read more

Undead Girl Gang // Book Review

Title: Undead Girl Gang Author: Lily Anderson Published: 2018 Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal Rating: Synopsis Meet teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, who truly could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens, her attitude, or her weight because she knows that, no matter what, her BFF Riley is right by her side. So when RileyRead more

Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel // Book Review

Title: Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel Author: A.W. Jantha Published: 2018 Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy Rating: Synopsis Hocus Pocus is beloved by Halloween enthusiasts all over the world. Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a newRead more