Reviews - Young Adult / New Adult

PARANORMAL:  Sasha Bishop decides to retire from the slayer lifestyle and take time for herself by going to college, especially since she is pregnant. Sasha is part human, part shape-shifter, part vampire and slayer. She is married to Hutch, a vampire, and the baby she carries is all of those things.

PARANORMAL/MYSTERY:  “Gumshoe and the Mysterious Mushrooms” tells the story of Mia Thomas, a girl who just turned fifteen and who really has a heart of gold.

When Dreamers Fall
Abby J.
Reed

SCI-FI:  The book starts out with Breaker, who sacrificed literally everything for a chance to find peace and escape the war in Scarlatti. A stranger arrives, and Breaker realizes that if he wants to find the home he has always dreamt of, he’ll have to sacrifice even more—but is he willing to?

Evergreen
Marissa
Doyle

Grace Boivert and Alice Roosevelt have been friends since birth, but Alice doesn’t know Grace is a dryad. Alice plans for them to visit Newport, Rhode Island, staying with a friend. Then they plan to travel to the Adirondacks in New York where they will meet up with the rest of Alice’s family, including the vice president! Arriving at Newport, the girls meet Kit Rookwood.

Adaptively Radiant
Joseph E.
Henning

INSPIRATIONAL/PARANORMAL:  Cousins Justin Blackwood and Kaito Saito inherit one of two mysterious family heirlooms on their 21st birthdays. While enjoying Kaito’s birthday celebration in Japan, the two cousins realize the heirlooms together uncover a secret compartment holding a tiny treasure map leading to a jar holding The Nine Stones.

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