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Jessica K.

Biography

Jessica K.

Teen Board Member

Naperville, Illinois

Hello everyone! I'm a 15-year-old teen, about to start my freshman year at high school. I spend an unhealthy amount of time reading, and I love immersing myself in any imaginary world or story. Besides reading, I binge-watch shows like "The Vampire Diaries," "Arrow," and "Castle," and I play soccer. My bookshelf is more sacred to me than most other things in my life, and I spend an overwhelming amount of my time fangirling. Anything Marvel is an immediate obsession of mine, and I can't wait for the new movies.

Young adult books are my favorite kind, and I love writing anything about books. I hope you enjoy my reviews, and have fun reading!!

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
3. The Shadowhunter Chronicles series by Cassandra Clare
4. The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
5. The Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flannagan

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Reviews by Jessica K.

by Tara Sim - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

Though Danny is a prodigy who can repair not only clockwork, but the very fabric of time, his fixation with staging a rescue is quickly becoming a concern to his superiors. And so they assign him to Enfield, a town where the tower seems to be forever plagued with problems. Danny's new apprentice both annoys and intrigues him, and though the boy is eager to work, he maintains a secretive distance. Danny soon discovers why: he is the tower's clock spirit, a mythical being that oversees Enfield's time.

by Kami Garcia - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Seventeen year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend’s death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: nothing matters. Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs. When Frankie discovers his secret, she has to make a choice. Will she let the pain of the past determine her future? Or will she risk what little she has left to follow her heart?

by Cecily von Ziegesar - Animals , Romance, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Merritt Wenner has been selfdestructing ever since the deaths of her grandmother and her horse. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her off to an equine-assisted therapy program. Merritt meets Red: a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn. Soon they’re sneaking rides after curfew. Red’s owner, recognizing their potential, funds their launch into the hunter/jumper circuit.  Merritt finds herself attracted to both Red’s groom, Beatrice, and Carvin, a rival rider. But in Red’s mind, Merritt belongs to him alone. And Merritt can’t imagine the lengths Red will go to keep her to himself.