Reviews - Young Adult / New Adult

Kensington Pope has been shipped off to her aunt's ranch in Wyoming for the summer by her New York socialite parents after getting into trouble at home.

The Hidden Truth

INSPIRATIONAL:  While out running one afternoon Clara is struck by lightning.  Although she is not injured, she begins to have odd dreams of a different world with a perfect environment.  These dreams cause Clara to look into the New Nature lab, and its experiments on DNA changing and genetically modifying food.  She enlists the help of her fellow Science Club members, including her boyfriend B

Dickensen Academy

FANTASY:  Autumn is overjoyed at her acceptance to the prestigious Dickensen Academy for her creative writing. Going to boarding school means she will get out from under her father’s forceful, and somewhat controlling, thumb and discover herself. She is led to believe the school focuses on the arts, which it does — but not in the way she has been thinking it would.

FANTASY:  Ever since Nora can remember she has been a kitchen maid under Greta and Peter, the people she considers her parents — knowing her mother has passed away and unsure of whom her father might be. When a girl from the main house makes a cruel comment to Nora about her father, she is devastated and cannot help but to seek his identity, effectively throwing her life into unfamiliar chaos.

PARANORMAL/MAGICAL REALISM:  Sage is used to receiving stares and questioning comments about the odd-shaped birthmark on her wrist, but after her mother’s death, it  darkens into a definitive tree shape.