3 stars Sam and his friends, after having their high school for the gifted shut down, have been working on a tiny, undetectable, utterly reliable lie detector. They're in it for the money--all of them except Theo, that is. Theo wants to create a better world, a BS-free one where honesty will thrive. But Theo … Continue reading The Future Will Be BS-Free by Will McIntosh (DRC): Lie Detectors, Genius Kids, and a Corrupt Government
You remember how Middle Eastern fantasies used to be a huge thing and there were like a billion Arabian Nights retellings? Well, I think there's a new trend emerging in YA fantasy, and that is all things ocean, sea, and pirate. This is such a cool topic and I love reading about journeys to other … Continue reading Across the Ocean Blue: Books with Sailors, the High Seas, and More!
4 stars More commonly known as "a futuristic Gossip Girl," The Thousandth Floor is a novel about Manhattan in 2118 and centers around the lives of five teenagers living in a skyscraper a thousand floors high. McGee's stunning debut spins a tale of drama, lies, and betrayal, leaving us yearning to know what happens next. … Continue reading The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee