Category Archives: Book Reviews

HNS Book Review: The Last Time I’ll Write About You by Dawn Lanuza

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Title: The Last Time I’ll Write About You Author: Dawn Lanuza Genre: Poetry Pages: 79 Year:  2016 Publisher: Self Published Source: Purchased Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Should I be Thankful Or Regretful That my only idea Of love Is You? Reviewer’s Thoughts: SUNBEAM You light up the room Wherever you […]

10 YA Books To Read This February

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February is the shortest month of the year, but it’s arguably one of the most important. One of my favorite things about February is Valentine’s day. It has nothing to do with romantic love, it’s more about the festive feeling attached to it. I love seeing hearts with bright pink and red colors being plastered everywhere. […]

HNS Book Review: The Unforgettables by G.L. Tomas

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Title: The Unforgettables Author: G.L. Tomas Genre: Young Adult Pages: 215 Year:  2016 Publisher: Purchased Source: Purchased Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: The summer vacation of The Unforgettables… Neighbors and best friends Paul and Felicia hoped they’d be friends forever. But as they change, so does their friendship. She shouldn’t have […]

HNS Book Review: Infini by Krista & Becca Ritchie

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Title: Infini Author: Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie Genre: New Adult Pages: 465 Year:  2017 Publisher: Purchased Source: ARC provided by the author Amazon l B&N l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Some love is infinite “Don’t have a best friend that’s a girl” — this was the advice from my older cousin. I didn’t take […]

HNS Book Review: Songs of Our Breakup (Playlist #1) by Jay E. Tria

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Title: Songs of Our Breakup (Playlist #1) Author: Jay E. Tria Genre: New Adult Pages: 183 Year:  2015 Publisher: Self Published Source: Purchased Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Every breakup has its playlist. How do you get over a seven-year relationship? 21-year-old Jill is trying to find out. But moving on […]

HNS Book Review: How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You by Tara Eglington

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Title: How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You (Aurora Skye #1) Author:  Tara Eglington Genre: Young Adult Pages: 320 Year:  2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Netgalley Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: That’s Aurora Skye’s big secret. And the way she wants it to stay. She’s not going to give […]

HNS Book Review: ‘History Is All You Left Me’ by Adam Silvera

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Title: History Is All You Left Me Author: Adam Silvera Genre: Young Adult Pages: 240 Year:  2017 Publisher: Soho Teen Source: Edelweiss Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: When Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college […]

HNS Book Review: ‘Flying Lessons and Other Stories’ by Ellen Oh

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Title: Flying Lessons and Other Stories  Author: Ellen Oh Genre: Middle Grade, Short stories Pages: 240 Year:  2017 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Source: Netgalley Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology—written by the best children’s authors—celebrates the […]

HNS Book Review: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir

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Title: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2)  Author: Sabaa Tahir Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Pages: 452 Year:  2016 Publisher: Razorbill  Source: Purchased Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt […]

HNS Book Review: Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Title: Certain Dark Things Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Adult, Urban Fantasy Pages: 336 Year:  2016 Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Source: Netgalley Amazon l B & N  l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Welcome to Mexico City… An Oasis In A Sea Of Vampires… Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is busy eking out a living when […]