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Title: The Choosing (Seer #1) by Rachelle Dekker Pages: 464 Genres: YA, Dystopian, Christian Published by: Tyndale House Publishers (May 19th, 2015) Summary “Not to be Chosen would yield a cruel fate of my own making.” Like all citizens since the Ruining, Carrington Hale knows the importance of this day. But she never expected the moment she’d spent a lifetime preparing for—her Choosing ceremony—would end in disaster. Ripped from her family, she’ll spend her days serving as… Read More

Title: What Light by Jay Asher Pages: 251 Genres: YA, Romance, Contemporary, Christmas Published by: Razorbill (Oct. 11, 2016) Summary Sierra’s family runs a Christmas tree farm in Oregon—it’s a bucolic setting for a girl to grow up in, except that every year, they pack up and move to California to set up their Christmas tree lot for the season. So Sierra lives two lives: her life in Oregon and her life at Christmas. And leaving… Read More

In this near-future psychological thriller, a wealthy inventor’s daughter and a guy from the wrong side of the tracks are entangled in a revenge kidnapping and imprisoned in a mountain cabin to await ransom. They must trust each other and work together if they want to escape, but they’re both keeping secrets. And secrets can be deadly. Title: All Her Secrets by Kate Avery Ellison Pages: 250 Genre: Young Adult Psychological Thriller Publisher: Self-Published… Read More

Today is Top Ten Tuesday – A weekly bookish list created by The Broke and the Bookish!  This week’s topic is: Ten Books Every New YA Bookworm Should Read This list is for anyone new to YA, or is interested in trying out the YA genre. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is so beautifully written, and heartbreaking, and I absolutely love it!  I also really like how it shows another side… Read More