Reviews by Tag: rebels

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Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Resistance

By Jennifer A. Nielsen
4
Rated by
A_Gascich
Jun 14, 2022

Resistance is a historical fiction novel by Jennifer A. Nielsen. It follows Chaya Linder, a Jewish girl in German-occupied Poland. After her siblings disappear, she becomes a courier and joins a resistance cell. After a mission goes wrong, she is sent on a journey to save more lives at the Warsaw Ghetto. The emotional moments are the standout in this novel. The ending was bittersweet, made even more impactful by the impeccable writing from Nielsen.

Teen Review
House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas

House of Sky and Breath

By Sarah J. Maas
0
Rated by
Saraphina
May 9, 2022

After recently saving Crescent City from the corrupted archangel Micah, Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar try to readjust to normal life by staying far away from the Asteri. However, as the human rebel forces continue to grow Bryce and her friends become dragged into the resistance once again pitting themselves against the very creators of their world, the Asteri.

Teen Review
Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent

By Veronica Roth
5
Rated by
Shreya A.
Feb 7, 2022

Insurgent is an exciting and active action thriller by Veronica Roth. This book is about a sixteen year old girl named Tris, and her boyfriend Tobias, who escape the city and go to Amity lands (one of the factions, they value peace). They then escape those lands and return to the city and take cover in the Merciless Mart (the candor building, they value honesty), they kill their dauntless traitor leader and return to the Dauntless compounds.

Teen Review
Ignite the Sun by Hanna C. Howard

Ignite the Sun

By Hanna C. Howard
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Oct 21, 2021

All sixteen-year-old Siria has ever known is darkness. Years ago, the esteemed Queen Iyzabel veiled the kingdom of Terra-Volat in it because the light was too dangerous, becoming a hero to the people. Black hair and pale skin became the popular fashion, and even a slight curiosity in the old days of light is illegal. But Siria, with her flaming red hair and fascination with the sun, has always been considered an oddity, much to the dismay of her parents.

Teen Review
The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner's Curse

By Marie Rutkoski
4
Rated by
Rowan D.
Oct 21, 2021

Kestrel lives in an empire that relishes in violence and war. They enslave others they conquer and show no mercy. Kestrel is the general’s daughter, and as such she is aware of the methods of her empire. As a seventeen-year-old young woman, Kestrel has a decision that could alter the rest of her life: she can join the military or get married. A strong, independent woman, Kestrel battles for another option.

Teen Review
The Rose Society by Marie Lu

The Rose Society

By Marie Lu
5
Rated by
Sanjana A.
Oct 21, 2021

Adelina Amoutera, the White Wolf, has suffered greatly. Her mother? Dead. Her horrible father? Killed by her. Her so-called-friends? Betrayed her. Her sister? Alive, and fleeing Kennetra with Adelina. On a path of revenge, she unites other Young Elites to rid the Inquisition Axis, who killed her love and almost her. Terena Santora, leader of the Inquisition, is hunting her down. The Dagger Society, her former friends? Hunting her down. It’s only a matter of time before she gets caught. However, Adelina is a master of illusions.

Teen Review
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Shatter Me

By Tahereh Mafi
5
Rated by
Ashleigh B.
Oct 21, 2021

After accidentally killing a toddler, seventeen-year-old Juliette has spent the last 264 days locked up. Juliette's touch is fatal. Even though she kills anyone she touches, she does not want to hurt anyone. Shortly before Juliette gets locked up, the Reestablishment takes over. They told everyone that they were going to save the world. They gave them false hope. Even with everything going on in the world, Juliette does not see it. Not until another person comes into her cell.

Teen Review
Pawn by Aimee Carter

Pawn

By Aimee Carter
3
Rated by
Ashleigh B.
Oct 21, 2021

Kitty Doe has just turned seventeen and has to take a test that will decide her rank in society for the rest of her life. Kitty is hoping that she will get an IV on the test. Even though she is intelligent, she still only receives a III. Now Kitty has to spend her life poor and with an awful job. That is until she gets an offer to become a VII.

Teen Review
Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Resistance

By Jennifer A. Nielsen
4
Rated by
Shreya A.
Oct 21, 2021

This historical fiction book written by Jennifer A. Nielsen is an engrossing and suspenseful novel with crazy plot twists and diverse characters. Chaya (the main character) is a resistance fighter against the Nazis. She teams up with a girl she despises at first and quickly learns to love her like a sister. They move from ghetto to ghetto, trying to help their people fight.

Teen Review
Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Origin

By Jennifer L. Armentrout
5
Rated by
Taylor E.
Oct 21, 2021

Origin, the fourth book in the Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout, is somehow better than the series’ previous novels. After a failed attempt to raid Mount Weather and make it out in one piece, Katy is stuck behind enemy lines, and Daemon will do anything to get her back, even join her. While held by Dedalus, Katy, Daemon, and friends will uncover new secrets that will change everything.

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