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Kate F.

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Kate F.

Teen Board Member

Kate F.
 
Favorite Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
 
Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Divergent series by Veronica Roth
2. UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi
3. THRONE OF GLASS by Sarah J. Maas
4. SOMETHING STRANGE AND DEADLY by Susan Dennard
5. THE ARCHIVED by Victoria Schwab
 

Interests: reading, writing, basketball, soccer, and dancing
 

I'm so excited to be a part of the Teenreads.com Teen Board! Ever since I was young, I've loved to read, and as I got older, I began to write as well. I wanted to join the Teen Board because I want to share my love of reading with others. Teenreads has always had the best book recommendations, blog posts and reviews, and I am so excited to contribute to this community. 

Kate F.

Reviews by Kate F.

by Allison Van Diepen - Young Adult 14+
Maddie Diaz never should have taken that shortcut through the park. If she hadn't, she wouldn't have seen two members of the Reyes gang attacking a homeless man. Now, as the only witness, she knows there's a target on her back. But when the Reyes jump her on the street, Maddie is protected by a second gang and their secretive leader, Lobo, who is determined to take down the Reyes himself. Lobo is mysterious and passionate, and Maddie begins to fall for him. But when they live this close to the edge, can their love survive?
by Jamie Kain - Young Adult 12+

The Kinsey sisters live in an unconventional world. Their parents are former flower-children who still don’t believe in rules. Their small, Northern California town is filled with free spirits and damaged souls seeking refuge from the real world. Without the anchor of authority, the three girls are adrift and have only each other to rely on.

by R.C. Lewis - Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Essie has grown used to being cold. Temperatures on the planet Thanda are always sub-zero, and she fills her days with coding and repairs for the seven loyal drones that run the local mines. When a mysterious young man named Dane crash-lands near her home, Essie agrees to help the pilot repair his ship. But soon she realizes that Dane's arrival was far from accidental, and she's pulled into the heart of a war she's risked everything to avoid.

by Becca Fitzpatrick - Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Britt Pheiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but she isn’t prepared when her ex-boyfriend, who still haunts her every thought, wants to join her. Before Britt can explore her feelings for Calvin, an unexpected blizzard forces her to seek shelter in a remote cabin, accepting the hospitality of its two very handsome occupants—but these men are fugitives, and they take her hostage.

by Joseph Delaney - Supernatural, Youth Fiction

Tom Ward is the Spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only seventeen, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not till he's proven himself. And a fifteen-year-old girl named Jenny wants to be Tom's first apprentice—even though a female spook is unheard of. Together, Tom and Jenny will uncover the grave danger heading straight toward the county, and they'll team up with a witch assassin to confront it.

by April Genevieve Tucholke - Romance, Thriller, Youth Fiction

The crooked-smiling liar River West Redding, who drove into Violet's life one summer day and shook her world to pieces, is gone. Violet and Neely, River's other brother, are left to worry—until they catch a two a.m. radio program about strange events in a distant mountain town. They take off in search of River but are always a step behind, finding instead frenzied towns, witch hunts, and a wind-whipped island with the thrum of something strange and dangerous just under the surface. It isn't long before Violet begins to wonder if Neely, the one Redding brother she thought trustworthy, has been hiding a secret of his own . . .

by Rin Chupeco - Fiction, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance
A dead girl walks the streets. She hunts murderers. Child killers, much like the man who threw her body down a well three hundred years ago. And when a strange boy bearing stranger tattoos moves into the neighborhood so, she discovers, does something else. And soon both will be drawn into the world of eerie doll rituals and dark Shinto exorcisms that will take them from American suburbia to the remote valleys and shrines of Aomori, Japan. Because the boy has a terrifying secret - one that would just kill to get out. 
by Amber Lough - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Najwa is a jinni, training to be a spy in the war against the humans. Zayele is a human on her way to marry a prince of Baghdad --- which she’ll do anything to avoid. So she captures Najwa and makes a wish. With a rush of smoke and fire, they fall apart and re-form --- as each other. Both girls must play their parts among enemies who would kill them if the deception were ever discovered --- enemies including the young men Najwa and Zayele are just discovering they might love.

by Leigh Bardugo - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction
The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of an army. Alina must submit to the dubious protection of those who worship her.  But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding.
by Lauren Miller - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Sixteen-year-old Rory Vaughn knows the key to a happy, healthy life is following what Lux, an app that flawlessly optimizes decision-making, recommends. Then she meets North, who doesn't use Lux, and soon, Rory is going against Lux's recommendations, listening instead to the inner voice that everyone has been taught to ignore --- a choice that leads her to uncover a truth she never saw coming.