Reviews by Category: Romance

Teen Review
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

Love & Gelato

By Jenna Evans Welch
4
Rated by
Natalie M.
Feb 3, 2023

This book hooked me from the start. I love it when a book can immediately
draw you in, and this book did just that. Love & Gelato is full of so many
loveable characters, and it’s so heartwarming to watch them bond. While I
did feel that for a romance book it did take a while to fully uncover the whole
romance, it is very well written, and has many other factors other than just
the main romance. We learn more about the main character's distrust with

Teen Review
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty

By Jenny Han
4
Rated by
Natalie M.
Feb 3, 2023

Most people know this book series from the tv series made after the books. I
know a lot of people who watched the show first, then read the books.
Personally, I would never do that. I hate watching the remaking of books as
shows first, just because when you do go to read the books, your entire
perspective is altered due to the show. So as soon as I discovered the show,
and the books it was created for, I went out and got myself a copy of the
books first. Me and my best friend read them together, and when we both

Teen Review
Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz

Sick Kids in Love

By Hannah Moskowitz
5
Rated by
Natalie M.
Feb 3, 2023

This book is amazing. Although the title is pretty cheesy, this book really
does show what a true relationship can look like, full of ups and downs. Sick
Kids in Love
is written from the perspective of main character Isabel. Isabel
isn’t your average teenager, which adds so much more to the book. She has a
hard home life, which is explained throughout the book. Not only that, but
she deals with rheumatoid arthritis on a regular basis, something that most

Teen Review
Kids Like Us by Hilary Reyl

Kids Like Us

By Hilary Reyl
3
Rated by
Leena D.
Feb 2, 2023

Martin Dubois, a teenage boy who has autism, travels to France during the summer for his
mother’s new movie production. His sister, Elizabeth, accompanies him and helps him through
the first few days of summer school. Martin has never been in a “normal” school environment,
so it’s tricky for him to deal with so many different students. Martin believes that the book,
Search, is a story of his life from the main character’s point of view. So when he meets a girl

Teen Review
Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

Alex & Eliza

By Melissa de la Cruz
5
Rated by
Leilani G.
Feb 2, 2023

Alex & Eliza, by Melissa de la Cruz, tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler’s
romance. Set in the late eighteenth century, Eliza is the daughter of a high standing family that
has lost most of their money. She meets Alexander, a poor young soldier from the West Indies,
at her family’s ball. The two immediately disagree and separate as enemies. As one of three
oldest daughters, it is Eliza’s duty to bring her family back to its former legacy by marrying rich.

Teen Review
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

By Tomi Adeyemi
5
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 28, 2023

Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi, is a fantasy book with a gripping plot. Zélie is a
young girl living in Orïsha, a fictional country where magic exists. Zélie is a maji, a group of
outlawed people born with magic. All magic was destroyed when Zélie was just a child. For her
entire life, she has faced discrimination due to her magic. However, when runaway princess
Amari finds a magical scroll, Zélie unlocks her powers for the first time in years. Together, the

Teen Review
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

Chain of Gold

By Cassandra Clare
4
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 28, 2023

Chain of Gold, by Cassandra Clare, follows a group of shadowhunters,
descendants of angels whose main goal is to kill demons, in 1903 London. Cordelia
Carstairs is a young shadowhunter moving to England with her family. While there she
reunites with her childhood love, James Herondale, his sister and Cordelia’s best friend,
Lucie, and a host of new characters. While Cordelia gets acclimated to her new home, a

Teen Review
Amelia Unabridged

Amelia Unabridged

By Ashley Schumacher
5
Rated by
Abby S.
Jan 26, 2023

Summary: Amelia Griffin became best friends with Jenna Williams after her father left and her
family fell apart. They bonded over their love of books their favorite ones being a series called
the Orman Chronicles. They are very excited to be able to meet the author at a book festival the
summer before college. However, not everything goes as planned. While Amelia is in the
bathroom, Jenna gets to meet the author, N. E. Endsley, who is having a panic attack. Jenna is
able to calm him down but he leaves and Amelia never gets to meet him. When Amelia finds

Teen Review
The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber

The Ballad of Never After

By Stephanie Garber
5
Rated by
Maggie S.
Jan 26, 2023

The Ballad of Never After picks up right where the first book, Once Upon a Broken Heart, left off.
Apollo is still under a curse and Evangeline is determined to cure him on her own. However,
after he unexpectedly wakes up, she realizes he is now under two other curses: a curse where
he will continuously hunt her against his will, as well as a curse where he and Evangeline are

Teen Review
Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber

Once Upon a Broken Heart

By Stephanie Garber
5
Rated by
Maggie S.
Jan 26, 2023

Stephanie Garber’s Once Upon a Broken Heart stars Evangeline Fox, a young, optimistic,
hopeless romantic girl with rose gold hair. After learning of her step sister’s engagement to her
first and only love, Evangeline seeks out the assistance of the notorious Prince of Hearts, Jacks,
known for killing people with a single kiss. In exchange for stopping the wedding, she will owe
him three kisses of which he will choose the time, place, and person. After her plans go south,

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