Tag: High School


YA Love Tour – Courtside Crush by Kayla Tirrell – Spotlight, Preview

YA Love Tour – Courtside Crush by Kayla Tirrell – Spotlight, Preview

  Fun Facts from the Author Courtside Crush is a Romeo and Juliet retelling, which means I drew heavily on the play for inspiration. Here are some fun facts about this new release: —The prologue is a quote straight from Romeo and Juliet that was tweaked ever so slightly to make it fit the high […]


YA Love Tour – Secret Life and Secret Girlfriend by Bria Quinlan – Spotlight, Preview

YA Love Tour – Secret Life and Secret Girlfriend by Bria Quinlan – Spotlight, Preview

I found Bria Quinlan’s books many years ago and have enjoyed them so much. I don’t have a review for you but do have the rating I gave these two when I read them. Content Warning: A few places have mild swearing Excerpt What would you do if you finally […]


YA Love Tour – Perfectly You by Robin Daniels – Spotlight, Preview

YA Love Tour – Perfectly You by Robin Daniels – Spotlight, Preview

Content Warning: A few places have mild swearing Excerpt For a moment, I forgot what I was doing and leaned into him. Wow, he smelled unbelievably good. Like soap and dryer sheets and something a little sharper that I couldn’t identify. I needed to ask him what cologne he wore, […]




Stage Kiss by M.F. Lorson – Review

Stage Kiss by M.F. Lorson – Review

by Phyllis Helton
March 20, 2018
Book Reviews

Stage Kissby M.F. Lorson Series: Mountain Creek Drive #1 Published by Jennifer Costley Publication Date February 13, 2018 Genres: Clean Romance, Young Adult Setting: Colorado Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-18 Written for: High-School/Young Adult Pages: 262 Synopsis: Homecoming court nominee, Erin Armstrong, has it all, the best friends, the best […]


Bubbly Schnitzel by Meg Gonzalez – Review

Bubbly Schnitzel by Meg Gonzalez – Review

Bubbly Schnitzelby Meg D. Gonzalez Series: International Adventures #2 Published by Clean Reads Publication Date November 14, 2017 Genres: Christian Fiction, Young Adult Setting: Germany Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-18 Written for: High-School/Young Adult Pages: 276 Synopsis: Social butterfly and closet bookworm Julia Carter is smart enough to trick her […]


Ideal High by Valerie Ipson – Review

Ideal High by Valerie Ipson – Review

by Phyllis Helton
December 4, 2017
Book Reviews

Ideal Highby Valerie Ipson Published by Riverside Park Press Publication Date 15 February 2015 Genres: Young Adult, Mystery Setting: Texas Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-18 Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Middle School Pages: 412 Synopsis: There’s no way Taryn’s taking Blake’s place as president of the student body. As soon as […]


Summer’s Squall by Amy Schisler – Review

Summer’s Squall by Amy Schisler – Review

by Phyllis Helton
December 1, 2017
Book Reviews

Summer’s Squallby Amy Schisler Published by Chesapeake Sunrise Publishing Publication Date December 1, 2017 Genres: Action/Adventure, Mystery, Clean Romance, Suspense Setting: Colorado Contemporary Main Character Ages: 25-35 Written for: Adult Pages: 285 Synopsis: Baltimore City Police Detective, Abe (Lank) Lankton, assumes he’ll be helping his cousin solve a minor problem […]