May 28, 2017

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5 Thrillers Reveal Small-Town Secrets | Adult Books 4 Teens

Murder, monsters, and skeletons in the closet: these recent thrillers delve into the seedier side of small-town living.

Book Review: City of Angels by Kristi Belcamino

Publisher’s description Nikki Black has been self-imposed lone wolf since her mother died, fleeing suburban Chicago to escape her painful past. But when her so-called boyfriend reveals why he really lured her to Southern California, she ends up on the streets of Los Angeles with only the clothes on her back and a destitute twelve-year-old […]

Teens Review “Dreamland Burning,” New Fantasy, and More

The Kitsap YA reviewers take on new thrillers and fantasy titles and Jennifer Latham’s Dreamland Burning, among other recent releases.

Thrillers

People, it’s close to midnight and while something may not be lurking in the darkness of my hallway, it is getting late. I want to scream, but my terror of waking the small humans in the apartment takes the sound from me. Yeah…I wanted to write up a hilarious but dark introduction that played with […]

Don’t Read These After Dark: A Horror Book List for Tweens

25 bone-chilling reads to help tween horror fans get ready for Halloween night.

Prolific YA Author Eileen Cook Opens Up About “With Malice”

The SLJTeen Live panelist chats with SLJ about what inspires her as an author and her latest thriller, With Malice.

“Gone Girl” Read-Alikes | Adult Books 4 Teens

From a novel about a former cult member forced to face her dark past to a coming-of-age tale brimming with monsters and mayhem, the titles highlighted this month are exhilarating, nail-biting thrillers: perfect for teens looking for some edgy beach reading.