If you'd like to see my recent four+- and five-star YA recommendations, visit Robin ReadsnWrites.
* I didn't make it beyond the first 20 pages.
** I made it to the end, but I either skimmed or skipped large sections.
*** I might have skipped/skimmed, but I liked it and might read it again.
**** I read at least 95% of the book and it was good -- probably will be reread.
***** I read every word, and I loved it! A favorite and definite reread.
This year, I'm only going to list the stars and a brief recommendation for the type of readers I think will enjoy the book.
Cinders & Sapphires, by Leila Rasheed -- recommended for those who enjoy drama and turn-of-the-century (20th) setting, complete with teen angst and social obligations -- Disney/Hyperion, 1/13
Revelations, by J.A. Souders -- recommended for those who enjoyed the first book in this series and those who like mystery/suspense and manipulative antagonists -- Tor Teen, 11/13
Premeditated, by Josin L. McQuein -- recommended for those who like angst and drama and who don't mind a very slow reveal -- Delacorte, 10/13
Project Cain, Geoffrey Girard -- recommended for those who enjoy horror mixed with some reality and a strong mystery -- Simon & Schuster, 9/13
And an amazing manuscript by Marissa Doyle called Princess by the Book. Keep an eye out for it! :)
Currently Reading: two books on my Kindle (one a YA and one The Secret of Ferrell Savage, by jennifer_d_g
On Deck: About six books that just came in the mail, along with a number of library books...I may never catch up ;)