April 20, 2018

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Teens Review Whodunits, Gina Damico’s “Wax,” and More

From compelling mysteries to wacky horror, our young adult reviewers give their takes on Gina Damico’s latest, a sci-fi thriller, and Rahul Kanakia’s dark comedy about a high-achieving teen trying to get into college.

Trailer Reveal: Hellhole by Gina Damico

We are very excited to introduce you to the book trailer for Gina Damico’s newest book: Hellhole Geeky, squeaky-clean Max Kilgore only has one dirty habit: digging for fossils. One day, to his horror, his shovel   strikes not upon a dinosaur bone, but a pit to hell—and out of it comes a devil. Specifically, the […]

Teens Review Damico’s ‘Rogue’, Rowell’s ‘Fangirl’, and Douglas’s ‘After Eden’

Gina Damico wraps up her Croak series in “cracktastic” style with the fall release of ​Rogue. If you loved ​Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, it’s a good bet you’ll be smitten with ​Fangirl, “written by a writer writing about a writer writing.” The question posed in ​After Eden​, from Helen Douglas, circles around when it is or isn’t right to keep a secret, especially when a loyal friend and a whole planet depend on it.