NetGalley Reviews, Series, YA Fiction

Justice Delayed by Marti Green

Grades 9-12

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This book is the fifth in the Innocent Prisoners Project series. Sixteen-year-old Kelly Braden is babysitting for her younger cousin Lisa when she gets abducted and killed. The suspect? An intellectually challenged man named Jack Osgood, who is ultimately convicted and sent to jail. Two years later, Jack Osgood is on death row and facing execution very soon. Defense Attorney Dani Trumball isn’t too sure that Osgood is actually guilty, and is terrified that an innocent man will die for someone else’s crime. Will she find out the truth before it’s too late?

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NetGalley Reviews, YA Fiction

Dead to Me by Cristy Watson

Grades 9-12

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Logan has been full of resentment toward his uncle ever since he found out that he was involved in the killing of his own brother, Logan’s dad. He disowns his uncle and becomes very reckless, feeling that this is the only way to feel anything. Logan and his friends break into a house that they think is abandoned, but what they find there gets them in trouble with the law. Will Logan be able to turn his life around?

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NetGalley Reviews, Romance, YA Fiction

Let’s Try This Again by Jordyn Woodke

Grades 9-12

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Josie’s ex-boyfriend Isaac is suddenly back in the picture, and she’s not sure if she should make the move to the West Coast like she planned. However, she bites the bullet and moves to California, where she meets Carter, a heartthrob who used to be in a boy band. Josie becomes Carter’s assistant as he starts to re-launch his career, and her life starts to fall into place. Josie fears that she will cross the line with Carter, since he is her boss and she has a huge crush on him. She is faced with choosing between two boys: Carter and Isaac, and she’s not sure she can make the decision. Read Let’s Try This Again to find out!

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Adult Fiction, NetGalley Reviews

The Perils of a Literary Life by Jennifer Weeks

Ages 18+

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This book is perfect for anyone who loves literature, and explores what happens when you lose your grip on reality. AliceĀ meets William, her neighbor’s nephew, and is immediately attracted to him. The two of them become great friends, but Alice is madly in love with him and believes they’re soulmates. Alice loses her grip on reality and this novel explores the impact of literature on the psyche.

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NetGalley Reviews, Nonfiction, Self Help

101 Things All Young Adults Should Know by John Hawkins

Grades 9-12

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This book has 101 chapters that give young adults advice about how to get the most out of life. Hawkins uses his life experience to help kids in their late teens to early 20s live their best life, and hopefully learn from some of his mistakes. A highly recommended book for all young adults!

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Adult Fiction, NetGalley Reviews

Camino Beach by Amanda Callendrier

Ages 18+

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High school friends Sarah, Jack and Kristen embark on a journey to find and reconnect their old friend Roxanne. She was the kind of girl who got into loads of trouble back in the day, and disappeared right before graduation. Sarah isn’t so sure she wants to track Roxanne down, however, because she betrayed Roxanne, and she fears that is what ultimately lead to her disappearance.

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Adult Fiction, NetGalley Reviews

The Last Piece of My Heart by Paige Toon

Ages 18+

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Bridget is a travel journalist whose dream it is to turn her blog into a novel. She writes about relationships, and her blog has been successful thus far. However, her book has been rejected by every publisher she’s submitted to. Just when she’s about to give up hope, she takes an alternative route and agrees to finish a best selling novel whose author, Nicole Dupre, has recently died. She is happy to have the job, although under sad circumstances, but as Bridget gets to know Nicole’s family, her prerogative begins to change.

Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.