Insta Review: Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Jason Reynolds is a unicorn. He’s open about the fact that growing up, he was not a reader: “It’s not something I’m proud of. It’s not cool. The truth is, my life was made infinitely […]

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Insta Review: They Both Die at the End, by Adam Silvera

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Give this one a chance, pessimists, it’s less depressing than it sounds. Somewhere in the near future, a company called Death-Cast has the technology to know the day that you’re going to die – and […]

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Insta Review: Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram “Yeah, I grew up in a rough area, but I know I’m a good dude, Martin. I thought if I made sure to be an upstanding member of society, I’d be exempt from the stuff […]

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Insta Review: One, by Sarah Crossan

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Conjoined twins Tippi and Grace are so close, they’re joined at the hip. Literally. (I know, I know, eye roll.) At 16 years old, they have already outlived their life expectancy with flying colors, and […]

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Insta Review: I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram We’ve all heard the splashy headline version of Malala Yousafzai’s life story: an outspoken advocate for womens’ right to education from a young age, Yousafzai spent her teen years and speaking about the importance of […]

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Insta Review: Genuine Fraud, by E. Lockhart

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram One look at the gorgeous cover of this book will have YA readers smitten. Once they’re inside this newer novel by We Were Liars author E. Lockhart, however, some readers may lose steam. Jule is […]

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Insta Review: Ramona Blue, by Julie Murphy

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram “Life isn’t always written in the stars. Fate is mine to pen. I choose guys. I choose girls. I choose people. But most of all: I choose.” Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈. . . Ramona is […]

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Insta Review: The Great American Whatever, by Tim Federle

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram This modern Catcher in the Rye takes Holden Caufield and gives him a video camera and a subscription to Final Cut Pro. Quinn’s sister is dead. His father his gone. He is self-absorbed, self-pitying, and […]

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Insta Review: Girls like Me, by Lola Stvil

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Girl feels sad. Girl hates body. Girl hates life. Girl meets boy. Boy LOVES girl?! EVERYTHING IS BETTER! Sigh. What messages are we sending our young ladies? Despite some lovely poetry, a creative format, and […]

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