Action/Adventure, Fantasy books, Juvenile books, Juvenile Fiction, TBR 2019, Uncategorized

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

Author: Liesl Shurtliff The Plot: Rump hates his name. He is bullied because of it and his name should be his destiny, not his misfortune. His name should lead him to great things, not horrible nicknames and mean pranks. Miracles do exist because Rump uncovers his hidden talent. He can spin straw into gold! But… Continue reading Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

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Action/Adventure, Juvenile books, Juvenile Fiction, Middle Grade Mysteries, Mystery books, TBR 2019

William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle

Author: Bobbie Peers The Plot: William loves puzzles. His mind can see puzzles. However, the one puzzle his mind cannot solve is why his grandfather disappeared several years ago and his family had to move to Norway. Then one fateful night, William and his parents are attacked and they are separated. William finds himself at… Continue reading William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle

Historical fiction, Juvenile books, Juvenile Fiction, Middle Grade Mysteries, Mystery books, TBR 2019, YA books, YA Historical books, YA Romance

Shakespeare’s Spy

Author: Gary Blackwood The Plot: Widge loves the theatre. He loves acting and he loves the home he has with the company. But when things start to disappear from the theatre, everyone starts eyeing Widge, the former thief. No one wants to blame their own cast, but suspicion lurks everywhere. Widge already has enough on… Continue reading Shakespeare’s Spy

Juvenile books, Juvenile Fiction, TBR 2019

The Thing About Jellyfish

Author: Ali Benjamin The Plot: Suzy needs her best friend, Franny, so much. When Franny dies, Suzy is broken, like shards of glass from a mirror. She can't cope and slowly shuts out everyone. Suzy will now stop at nothing to understand why Franny has died. In Ali Benjamin's beautiful story, you will be rooting… Continue reading The Thing About Jellyfish

Kasie West/YA books, TBR 2019, YA books, YA Romance

The Fill-In Boyfriend

Author: Kasie West The Plot: What does Gia do when her boyfriend breaks up with her at prom in the parking lot? She thinks fast. Her friends haven't met her boyfriend yet, but they know he exists and they want to meet him tonight. So, when Gia spots the first boy she sees, she asks… Continue reading The Fill-In Boyfriend

Dystopian books, Fantasy books, TBR 2019, YA books, YA Romance

The Selection

Author: Kiera Cass The Plot: When America's mother practically begs her to enter The Selection for a chance to become the next wife of Prince Maxon, she refuses. America doesn't need a boyfriend, because secretly she already has Aspen. They are madly in love with each other and America can't bare the thought of leaving… Continue reading The Selection

Faith, Self-help books, TBR 2019, YA books

Let’s Be Real

Author: Natasha Bure The Plot: In Let's Be Real, author and celebrity, Natasha Bure, talks anxiety, style, acne, and many other teenage topics. She profusely encourages her readers to accept who they are and be free. She wants the world to be a beautiful and kind place and she writes that if you love yourself,… Continue reading Let’s Be Real