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Navigating Early
4.00
4.5

If My Side of the Mountain, A Separate Peace, and A Beautiful Mind somehow had a middle grade baby, it would probably resemble this story. Navigati...more
Jan 30, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.73
3.5

In a world where all decisions are made for her by the government, Cassia has never felt the need to think for herself. She obeys all of the rules,...more
Sep 30, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
 
The Fallen and Leviathan (The Fallen, #1-2)
3.74
The new 'Angels with Abercrombie Abs' covers for this series are really unfortunate for two reasons: 1) Even though the books have a guy as the main c...more
Aug 09, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Ireland (Notes from a Spinning Planet, #1)
3.84
This was a good choice for my first foray into Christian teen fiction, since I'm a fan of travel writing. Maddie, a 19-year old farm girl who has neve...more
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 04, 2010
 
A Long, Long Sleep (Rosalinda Fitzroy #1)
3.85
She was only supposed to be in suspended animation for a few weeks, but when Rose's stasis tube is finally reopened, she finds that she's been asleep...more
May 02, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
Heist Society (Heist Society, #1)
3.93
4.5 stars.

It's basically Ocean's Eleven, only with teenagers & strong female characters.

Kat was born into a family of professional thieves, but a...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 09, 2010
 
Schooled
3.81
3.5

13-year-old Capricorn Anderson has spent his whole life as one of two members of the Garland Farm commune. The only other person he knows is his gr...more
Nov 05, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
 
Princeless
4.51
3.5

Everyone knows princeses are supposed to be 'good and pure,' so that when they are inevitably locked up in a tower guarded by a vicious beast, only...more
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 03, 2013
 
Sleepaway Girls (Whispering Pines, #1)
4.07
Sleepaway Girls piles overdone cliche on top of overdone cliche, and tops it all off with hokey pop-culture references & absurdly self-aware psych...more
May 15, 2009
May 11, 2009
 
Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
3.94
If Kiersten White isn't a big fan of Buffy the Vampire slayer, I'll eat my hat.

Ever since Evie realized she could recognize paranormal creatures, her...more
Oct 27, 2010
Sep 21, 2010
 
OyMG
3.90
Ellie loves to argue, so when she is accepted to a prestigious debate day camp at the school of her dreams, she is overjoyed. She knows that if she pu...more
Jun 28, 2011
Jun 01, 2011
 
The Running Dream
4.29
3.5

Jessica has always loved to run. A star member of the track team, she's on her way home from a record-breaking performance at a meet when a truck b...more
Oct 31, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
 
Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #2)
4.18
3.5

Ever since successfully completing an epic heist, Kat has developed a taste for the rush that accompanies pulling off a difficult job. Unlike the r...more
Jun 30, 2011
Feb 03, 2011
 
Mad Love
3.68
Although Alice's life might seem normal from the outside, she has a secret - her mother, the famous romance novelist Belinda Amorous, is undergoing tr...more
Jun 04, 2011
Nov 15, 2010
 
Trapped
3.25
Seven teens are trapped inside their school by an epic blizzard. Not all of them will make it out alive...

Great tagline, so-so book.

Although it share...more
Mar 11, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
Princess Ben
3.71
3.5

This one grew on me, and I ended up enjoying it, but it was no Seraphina.

One little section mentions a woman's 'pillows' but otherwise clean. Good...more
Apr 2014
Mar 12, 2014
 
Outlaw
3.84
When the children of the British Ambassador to Burkina Faso are kidnapped, an African Robin Hood-type character called the Chameleon is falsely accuse...more
Apr 22, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
 
My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece
4.02
3.5
10-year-old Jamie doesn't remember anything about his sister Rose except that Muslims killed her. And that's why his father drinks all day and why...more
Apr 19, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
 
Found (The Missing, #1)
3.97
Interesting, albeit confusing, premise, but the characters are underdeveloped and both the dialogue & Jonah's internal monologue seem very inauthe...more
Apr 10, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
 
The Gun (Bluford, #6)
4.25
Great for reluctant readers.
Oct 30, 2009
Oct 30, 2009
 
When You Reach Me
4.07
"Losing Sal was like a long list of bad things."

The way this was written reminded me of the books I used to read when I was a tween, like Judy Blume,...more
May 24, 2011
Jul 01, 2009
 
My Fair Godmother (My Fair Godmother, #1)
3.95
None
Apr 2009
Mar 30, 2009
 
Once Was Lost
3.69
None
Aug 17, 2009
Jun 08, 2009
 
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)
4.47
None
May 2009
Feb 27, 2009
 
The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors, #2)
3.83
3.5
Nov 2009
Nov 22, 2008
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