Reviews by Tag: high school

Teen Review
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

Truly Devious

By Maureen Johnson
4
Rated by
Isabella W.
Oct 21, 2021

This book is the first in a fiction mystery series of four. It follows Stevi, a curious girl who loves solving mysteries, who gets accepted to one of the most prestigious schools, to solve the school’s mystery. This was a fast read for me and I would rate it a 4 out of 5. I had so much fun following Stevi through her trying to solve the mysteries, and I loved the relationship dynamics between her the other characters, specifically her best friend. There's also a fair bit of humor I enjoyed with some of the things a character would say or do.

Teen Review
Can't Look Away by Donna Cooner

Can't Look Away

By Donna Cooner
5
Rated by
Saathwika A.
Oct 21, 2021

Can’t Look Away, by Donna Cooner, is a realistic fiction book. Torrey Grey, an amazing beauty vloggers’ life changes, when her sister dies. After her sister dies, fans are blaming her for the death. Hate comments are bashing Torrey. Now, that she goes to a new school, can Torey trust the people? What if they know about her sister’s death?

Teen Review
The Similars by Rebecca Hanover

The Similars

By Rebecca Hanover
5
Rated by
Taylor E.
Oct 21, 2021

Rebecca Hanover’s sci-fi thriller, The Similars, is the first book in a duology of the same name. In this novel, six clones, the Similars, were made of six socially elite students. The Similars arrive at the exclusive Darkwood Academy, and Emma, a student at Darkwood, doesn’t know who to trust as her friends keep disappearing. To save everyone at Darkwood, especially the Similars, Emma and her friends must push back against the hidden motives that plague the school. This book was fantastic!

Teen Review
The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

By Angie Thomas
5
Rated by
Danielle H.
Oct 21, 2021

This book is about an African American girl named Starr Carter who lives in two different worlds with her school being predominantly white and located in a suburb and where she lives which is understood to be the ghetto. When she tries and figures out her different worlds, there is suddenly a traumatic event where her childhood best friend is fatally shot by a police officer. In order to take revenge and bring justice for her friend, she starts to protest and advocate for justice about police brutality against African Americans.

Teen Review
Blood Promise by Richelle Mead

Blood Promise

By Richelle Mead
5
Rated by
Taylor E.
Oct 21, 2021

Blood Promise, the fourth book in Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series, is the best of the series so far. After Dimitri is turned into a strigoi, Rose abandons her old life, including her best friend, to find and kill the man she loved. After traveling to Russia, Rose finally finds Dimitri, but instead of killing him, she is kidnapped by him. While Rose is being held by a group of strigoi, Lissa is stuck at St.

Teen Review
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie
3
Rated by
Preya N.
Oct 21, 2021

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian begins with a Native American called Junior who leaves his reservation to attend an all-white high school in a neighboring town. It tells his story of how he tries to fit in with the white kids yet still maintain his cultural identity, as well as attempting to re-befriend his ex-best friend from the “rez,” all while struggling to balance personal problems back home.

Teen Review
The Secret Recipe for Moving On by Karen Bischer

The Secret Recipe For Moving On

By Karen Bischer
4
Rated by
Marium K.
Oct 21, 2021

When Ellie moved new schools in her junior year, she and Hunter quickly started a relationship. All was well until Hunter broke up with her in senior year to date a different girl, Brynn. To top it all off, she is stuck with them in home economics. While she has to watch Hunter with Brynn, she gets paired with three of the most notorious guys in their school. She will soon have to learn how to heal her wounds and be herself again.

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