Me Before You: Book & Film Review

Title: Me Before You Author: Jojo Moyes Published by: The Penguin Group Genres: Adult, Romance, Realistic Fiction In-Series/Stand Alone: In series, followed by the sequel titled “After You” Rating: ★★★★★ Intro:  “The thing about being catapulted into a whole new life — or at least, shoved up so hard against someone else’s life that you might as well have your face pressed…

“The Infernal Devices” by Cassandra Clare

Title: “The Infernal Devices” Trilogy Author: Cassandra Clare Published by: Simon & Schuster Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, YA Literature In-Series/Stand Alone: Trilogy (3 novels) Rating: ★★★★★★ Intro: *The Infernal Devices is a series of novels by author Cassandra Clare, centering on a race called the Shadowhunters introduced in her The Mortal Instruments series. The series is a prequel series to the…

“The Mortal Instruments” by Cassandra Clare

Title: “The Mortal Instruments” Series Author: Cassandra Clare Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Genres: Fantasy, YA Fiction, Urban Fantasy In-Series/Stand Alone: Series of 6 novels Rating: ★★★★★★ Intro: When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder. Much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with odd markings….

“Anna and the French Kiss” by Stephanie Perkins

Title: Anna and the French Kiss Author: Stephanie Perkins Published by: Dutton Juvenile Genres: Young Adult, Teen Romance, Contemporary In-Series/Stand Alone: In-Series, followed by two sequels: Lola and the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After Rating: ★★★★☆ Intro: Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a…

The “Shatter Me” Series by Tahereh Mafi

Title: “Shatter Me” Series Author: Tahereh Mafi Published by: HarperCollins Genres: Dystopian, Thriller, Romance In-Series/Stand Alone: In-Series Rating: ★★★★☆ Intro:  Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else,…