Emilie Hornby is your regular teenager with regular problems. When things go horribly wrong on a particular Valentine’s Day – what with her catching her boyfriend cheating on her, being delivered heart-shattering news on the home front, and being told that she actually did not make it to the scholarship that she had been looking forward to – things could hardly go any more downhill. So, when the day is finally over, she is glad that it is. Except, it isn’t.
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder | Holly Jackson | Book Review
Five years ago, a school girl named Andie Bell was murdered. The police and the town knows that the killer is Sal. But not Pippa, she believes there is more to the story than meets the eye. The real killer is still out there, living his normal life, but as Pip comes closer to the truth, something or someone is spelling danger for her. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is a YA mystery/thriller that should not be missed. Not in any circumstances.
We Were Liars | E. Lockhart | Book Review
The Sinclairs are an ideal family, a well-respected and celebrated family who are not just wealthy but also perfect in every way possible. Each summer the family spends time on their private island. But on the 15th summer year, something happens to Candence, an accident that results in her memory loss. This is the story of a friendship that turns cataclysmic, of relations that become ruinous.
Hostelitis: Surviving Hostel Life | Srinivasa Addepalli | Book Review
Based on the author’s own experiences in the four-year stint at Regional Engineering College, Surat, Hostelitis: Surviving Hostel Life is a humorous, emotional, and adventurous journey that takes readers through the transcending and multidirectional lanes of friendship, career goals, and true love.
Mystiq Lynk | Abhishek S Malve | Book Review
If it is to be described in a single sentence, then the narrative of Mystiq Lynk brings two very different worlds together. The eerie atmosphere of the plot is hard to decipher, full of suspense, and always keeps the reader on the edge. The narrative plays on the emotions of the reader by spreading the feeling of fear, terror, and suspense and concealing a lot to reveal only that which cannot be easily guessed.
The Upside of Falling | Alex Light | Book Review
Becca is seventeen and a nerd. After her parents’ messy divorce and her dad’s estrangement, her belief in love and dating is gone. Brett is one of those popular guys. Dashing, charming, captain of the football team, whom everyone wants to be friends with. When he overhears Becca’s conversation about a mystery guy, he decides to jump in, and reveal himself as that mystery guy.
A Pleasant Escape | Piyush Rohankar | Book Review
Alok Shirke wants to be a civil servant and comes to the dusty old lanes of Old Rajinder Nagar in New Delhi to prepare for it. While he was harboring rosy ideas about a secure and respected future, he had no idea that the world that he is soon to inhabit would be much more than heavy books and day long classes.
The Disappointing 5 | Bobanga | Book Review
The Disappointing 5 is bound to make the teens realize their misconceptions about growing up.
You Should See Me in a Crown | Leah Johnson | Book Review
You Should See Me in a Crown is a book that manages to be a light read while touching upon sensitive subjects like racial and sexual prejudices.
On the Come Up | Angie Thomas | Book Review
A strong female character, simple language, teenage group dynamics, local influences of the neighborhood, the exciting and tantalizing world of rapping, and a powerful underlying theme – all of it together makes sure that On the Come Up turns out to be a worthy read.
One of Us is Lying | Karen M. McManus | Book Review
One of Us is Lying is a book that makes good use of a tight-knit plot, an awesome string of complex characters, racy narration, easy to understand language, and an overbearing sense of mystery to bring to us a book that is excessively high on entertainment.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda | Becky Albertalli | Book Review
When you pick up Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, expect a simple yet captivating young adult read about a sixteen-year-old coming-of-age gay who is yet to come out to his friends and family. The struggles of coming out that he faces are legit and the book is very articulate in expressing the dilemmas of his mind.