A blog full of reviews from VCL's Teen Coordinator Katrina Hohlfeld & Teen Guest Authors. Check back for new reviews on all things YA! Want more? Check out Katrina's lists for summer reading recommendations.
Are you feeling isolated these days? Astronaut Mark Watney may give you a new perspective, because you can't get much more social distance than being alone on an entire planet. You may have seen the film adaptation of Andy Weir's The Martian. If you enjoyed the movie, you will absolutely adore the book. This was one of the rare cases in which I actually watched the movie first and picked up the book much later. Normally I'm a stickler for "book first, movie later!". Here's th
So in these times of quarantine, I've been especially on the look out for some series I can binge. And what's better than a series full of virtual realities where people can hang out online in a virtual game world? Warcross and the sequel Wildcard by Marie Lu (author of the Legend series) proved to be the perfect distraction! Teenage orphan Emika Chen has been living rough in a futuristic NYC, barely scraping together a living as a bounty hunter. In her spare time, she does w