• Teen Talk

    YA Books to Film: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Young Adult books are all the rage lately to make into theater movies and TV shows. They’re HUGELY popular (“Hunger Games”, anyone?) and teens are clamoring for more … mostly. There are the ones that tank, and there’s a big reason why: the story in the movie or show straying too far from the book’s […]

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  • Book Reviews

    The Fountain by Suzy Vadori

    The Fountain by Suzy Vadori Publisher: Evil Alter Ego Press Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Contemporary Length: Full Length (206 pages) Age Recommendation: 14+ Heat Level: Sensual Rating: 3.5 Stars Review by: Astilbe Careful what you wish for. It just might come true. Ava Marshall, driven by a desire to learn … » Read More

    The Pulse by James G. Alva

    The Pulse by James G. Alva Publisher: Self-Published Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Suspense/Mystery, Action/Adventure, Contemporary Length: Short Story (100 pages) Age Recommendation: 14+ Rating: 3 Stars Review by: Astilbe Today, Ben is on the run. He is seventeen years old, and he is being hunted by a mysterious … » Read More

    If You Were Me and Lived In…the Middle Ages by Carole P. Roman

    If You Were Me and Lived In…the Middle Ages by Carole P. Roman Publisher: Self Published Genre: Children's Illustrated Non Fiction Book Length: Short (79 pgs) Age Recommendation: 5+ Rating: 4 Stars Review by: Stephanotis Join Carole P. Roman and travel through time to visit the most interesting civilizations throughout … » Read More

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  • Guest Authors

    Under a Purple Moon by Beverly Stowe McClure – Spotlight and Giveaway

    This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Beverly Stowe McClure will be awarding $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour. Eden Rose has learned to deal with her mother's … » Read More

    Writing True Characters by J.S. Frankel – Guest Blog and Giveaway

    Long and Short Reviews YA welcomes J.S. Frankel. Leave a comment or ask the author a question for a chance to win a PDF of Beginnings, the first book in The Nightmare Crew series (see our five star review here). Writing true characters I haven’t been writing seriously for very long, but on various forums, sometimes … » Read More

    Emma G Loves Boyz by Tara Meyer – Spotlight and Giveaway

    This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Taro will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour. Emma G. is CRAZY about Aaron, lead singer of Boyz3000. Of course, she doesn’t … » Read More

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