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Jeremy H.

Biography

Jeremy H.

Teen Board Member

Walnut, California

Hi! My name is Jeremy H. I'm 14-years-old and from Los Angeles. I'm a sophomore in a high school of the arts and I'm in the Creative Writing Conservatory for the school.

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
3. The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
4. The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart
5. The Paladin Prophecy series by Mark Frost

Jeremy H.

Reviews by Jeremy H.

by Sarah Fine - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Ernestine “Ernie” Terwilliger has put her dreams aside to look after her eccentric mother. Case in point: saving her from a mysterious stranger who’s just stormed the terrified woman’s antique store wearing a rattlesnake tattoo, leveling threats and brandishing the weirdest deck of cards Ernie’s ever seen. When Ernie grabs some of the cards and runs, she’s launched into a world she never knew existed --- one her mother may know more about than she’s revealing. With a handful of stolen cards, Ernie has just been made an unwilling player in a game of good versus evil. The mystery is all in the cards, and to save her life --- and humanity --- Ernie had better learn how to deal.

by Kyra Leigh - Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Sixteen-year-old Rosie Wolf is sure when you die, you go straight to Paradise, until she wakes to discover she has died in an accident and that Paradise isn’t what she thought it would be. Rosie Wolf was sure that when her dad died, he went to Paradise. After all, isn’t that where everyone went? But when Rosie wakes up in a strange hospital bed and finds out that she’s died in an accident, she learns things aren’t always what you think they will be. The Grim Reaper tells Rosie that before she can move on to Paradise, she has to go back down to Earth and collect three souls. But Rosie quickly realizes it’s not so simple.

by Amy Plum - Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

After an experimental treatment meant to cure their insomnia went horribly wrong, the teens were plunged into a shared dreamworld where their most terrifying fears became reality. The six of them have no way of waking up. And they’re now beginning to realize that if they die there, they might actually die in the real world. One of the dreamers is already gone, and anyone could be next. So they must work together to survive. But as they learn the truth about one another, they soon discover they are trapped with someone far more dangerous than their nightmares….

by Tiffany Brooks - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

High school senior Riley Ozaki is desperate to change her reality after an avalanche of Internet shaming ruined her life. With her reputation and self-esteem at rock bottom thanks to cyberbullying, Riley needs to do something drastic to repair her social standing --- which is why she decided to try out for a reality TV show. Suddenly, she’s dropping onto a deserted tropical island with nineteen other teens for a Survivor-style competition that she hopes will be her redemption. 

by Chuck Vance - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Luke Chase --- yes, that Luke Chase, a modern hero ripped from the headlines --- didn’t mean to get caught up in Mrs. Heckler’s murder. He just wanted to hook up with the hot new British girl at St. Benedict’s, and if that meant sneaking out to the woods after hours, then so be it. But little did he know someone would end up dead right next to their rendezvous spot, and his best friend and roommate Oscar Weymouth would go down for it. With suspects aplenty and a past that’s anything but innocent, Luke Chase reluctantly calls on his famous survival skills to find the true killer.

by Rachel A. Marks - Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult 14+

Sage is 18, down on her luck and struggling to survive on the streets of Los Angeles. Everything changes the night she’s invited to a party that turns out to be a trap. Thrust into a magical world, Sage discovers that she’s the daughter of a Celtic goddess. Now that she is of age, she’s asked to pledge her service to one of the five deities, all keen on winning her favor. She has to admit that she’s tempted --- especially when this new life comes with spells, Hollywood glam and a bodyguard with secrets of his own. One thing is for sure: the trap she’s in has bigger claws than she thought. And it’s going to take a lot more than magic for this Celtic demigoddess to make it out alive.

by Marie Lu - Adventure, Fiction, Friendship, Superhero , Young Adult 14+

Gotham City's elites are being taken out one by one by a mysterious group called the Nightwalkers. Meanwhile, Bruce is about to become 18 and inherit his family's fortune. But on the way home from his birthday party, he makes an impulsive choice and is sentenced to community service at Arkham Asylum. The most intriguing inmate in Arkham is Madeleine, a brilliant girl with ties to the Nightwalkers. She is the mystery he must unravel, but is he convincing her to divulge her secrets, or is he feeding her the information she needs to bring Gotham City to its knees?

by Emmy Laybourne - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 13+

Hanne's brother, Stieg, swears their powers are a gift from the gods, but Hanne knows she is cursed. With their father dead, their mother gone and their brother accused of a crime he didn't commit, the fault lies with Hanne and her inability to control her Berserker "gift." When someone she loves is threatened, she flies into a killing state. Now, Hanne and her siblings must leave Norway for America or risk being brought to justice. Aided by a cowboy who agrees to be their guide, they use their powers to survive. Will they be able to reach their uncle, the one man Hanne believes can teach her how to control her drive to kill?

by Sara Shepard - Crime, Law, Love & Romance, Youth Fiction

As soon as Seneca Frazier sees the post on the Case Not Closed website about Helena Kelly, she's hooked. Helena's high-profile disappearance five years earlier is the one that originally got Seneca addicted to true crime. So when Maddy Wright, her best friend from the CNC site, invites Seneca to spend spring break in Connecticut looking into the cold case, she immediately packs her bag. But the moment she steps off the train in trendy, glamorous Dexby, things begin to go wrong. Maddy is nothing like she expected, and Helena's sister, Aerin Kelly, seems completely hostile and totally uninterested in helping with their murder investigation.

by Patrick Ness and A.K. Benedict - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction
Tanya keeps having bad dreams about the old stone house around the corner from Coal Hill School --- and a girl trapped there, screaming and terrified. When Tanya and her friends go to investigate the strange house covered in cobwebs, they stumble onto their own worst nightmares come to life. But there is a presence haunting the house that is even more powerful than their individual horrors. A presence that may not want to let them go...