Reviews - Young Adult / New Adult

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.

Dark One’s Bride
Aldrea
Alien

GOTHIC FANTASY:  Five months ago, Clarabella Weaver saved the life of the infamous Dark Lord. When he proposed marriage to her, she accepted. Now, their wedding is less than a week away, and Clara must travel beyond the border of her village to the world of nobility and riches, Lucias’ world. But marriage will certainly not solve Clara’s problems, only bring her more of them.

Filler Friend
Sara Jo
Cluff

High school student Elinora creates a friend-for-hire "filler" friend operation as a means for extra income, to avoid real friendships, and to assure her parents she has lots of friends. The irony is she doesn’t have any. While her filler friend gig is lucrative, there is no one she can call a friend when she needs one.

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