Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Book Review: It Ends With Us

Title: It Ends With Us Author: Colleen Hoover Genre: Contemporary Romance, Adult Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: "Easy" isn't a word that has ever described Lily's life. It's always been a battle, but it never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. Lily left behind a small… Continue reading Book Review: It Ends With Us

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

Title: Crash Into You Author: Katie McGarry Genre: Young Adult Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: People expect Rachel Young to be the good girl who always gets straight As. But Rachel is keeping her real life a secret. Her wealthy family has no idea that she loves racing… Continue reading Book Review: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Title: The Love Hypothesis Author: Ali Hazelwood Genre: Young Adult Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: As a third-year PhD candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relationships-but her best friend does, and that is what got her into this conundrum. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and… Continue reading Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Title: Pushing the Limits Author: Katie McGarry Genre: Romance, Young Adult Fiction Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Echo can't remember the night that changed her life. The night she went from being the popular girl to being the school's freak. Her family are determined to keep it that way. They said… Continue reading Book Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston

Title: The Unleashing Author: Shelly Laurenston Genre: Romance, Paranormal Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Kera Watson never expected to face death behind a Los Angeles coffee shop. Not after surviving two tours lugging an M16 around the Middle East. If it wasn't for her hot Viking customer showing up too… Continue reading Book Review: The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Fires of Winter by Johanna Lindsey

Title: Fires of Winter Author: Johanna Lindsey Genre: Historical Fiction. Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Lovely and dauntless, abducted by invaders from across an icy sea, Lady Breena vowed vengeance. She warned that no Viking brute would be her master and no barbarian would enslave her noble Celtic heart,… Continue reading Book Review: Fires of Winter by Johanna Lindsey

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Title: The Catastrophic History of You and Me Author: Jess Rothenberg Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: If I’d known right then that this was the kid who would grow up to break my heart beyond repair, maybe I would’ve stayed upstairs on the phone with… Continue reading Book Review: The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

A Throne of Swans

Author: Elizabeth & Katharine Corr Genre: Young Adult Fiction Ages 15 plus (some violence and Mild Romance scenes) Review by: Emma, Leixlip Library ★★★★ Synopsis: When her father dies just before her birthday, seventeen-year-old Aderyn inherits the role of Protector of Atratys, a dominion in a kingdom where nobles are able to transform at will… Continue reading A Throne of Swans

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

The Falling in Love Montage

Authur: Ciara Smyth Genre: Young Adult 13+ Reviewed by: Ciara, Maynooth Library Synopsis Saoirse doesn’t believe in love at first sight or happy endings. If they were real, her mother would still be able to remember her name and not in a care home with early onset dementia. A condition that Saoirse may one day… Continue reading The Falling in Love Montage

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

I’ll Give You the Sun

Author: Jandy Nelson Genre: Young Adult Fiction (16+) Review by: Ciara, Maynooth LibrarySynopsis: At first, Jude and her twin brother Noah, are inseparable. Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude wears red-red lipstick, cliff-dives, and does all the talking for both of them. Years later,… Continue reading I’ll Give You the Sun