Reviews - Young Adult / New Adult

Dragon Wars
Emily
Fogle

MIDDLE GRADE:  Danny and his mother are looking for a fresh start in a new town after his father’s death in a hit-and-run auto accident. Unfortunately bullies trouble him in his new school and Danny is left feeling weak and wanting to find a place he belongs.

Trapping the Butterfly
Debra
Parmley

HISTORICAL:  “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Chancy Mallory can’t come to grips with her life – she can’t replace her dead brothers in her father’s affections, and she will never be the docile girl who stays home cooking and sewing.  Riding her horse, Bowie, Chancy feels that she’s found everything she wants in life until she meets Nick Stone.  Then she can’t stop thinking about his sky blue eyes.

Jeanella thought she had it all figured out. All her wishes seemed to come true just as she finished college: she had an exciting job, a nice boyfriend, good friends… And then Maxwell Knight came into her life and she found out there was so much more out there to want.

Ryan Hunter is captain of the Grover Beach Bay Sharks soccer team and has quite a reputation with the ladies. With a muscular physique, easy charm, and killer smile, he can have any girl—except the one he’s in love with. 

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