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Category: Young Adult

Crime Fiction, Young Adult

As Good as Dead

As Good as Dead is the third and final book in the A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder trilogy and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the the previous books. Pip Fitz-Amobi isn’t sleeping, she can’t stop reliving the shooting, the sound of gunshots,…

Young Adult

Ace of Spades

Niveus Private Academy is an elite private school, where their students get the best start to life that money can buy. Chiamaka and Devon are the only two black kids at the school, but they couldn’t be more different, one who plays the game at…

Young Adult

Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry

Quinn makes lists for everything, from “Things That I Would Never Admit Out Loud” to the boys she thinks are hot, in ascending order. She writes them all down in her journal, her way of not having to deal with these thoughts in real life….

Young Adult

Take Me Home Tonight

When Stevie’s dad cancels her 18th birthday dinner, her best friend Kat convinces her to go into New York anyway, they can have a night on the town, see a play, eat out at a fancy restaurant. But things start going wrong straight away. They…

Young Adult

You Should See Me in a Crown

When Liz doesn’t qualify for the scholarship she’s been working towards, she is crushed, it was her ticket out of town, where she feels too black, too awkward, too gay and too poor to truly be herself. Campbell, Indiana, has one thing it loves above…

Crime Fiction, Young Adult

Truly Devious

In 1936, industrialist and founder of Ellingham Academy, Albert Ellingham received a threatening letter signed Truly Devious. His daughter and wife were kidnapped, never to be seen again and a student went missing. The case was never solved. Stevie wants to solve it, and the…