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Lillian B.


Lillian B.

Teen Board Member

Estero, Florida

Hello, my name is Lillian! This year I am a 9th grade freshman in Southwest Florida, and this is my first year working as a Teenreads reviewer. I have always loved to read, but when I'm not reading I can be found running cross country. I have also loved being in the national junior honor society, and student government, being the freshman class president for 2017-2018. Sometimes you'll also find me baking or watching my favorite shows ("The Middle" and "AGT"). I can't wait to meet everyone and work with you all, looking forward to a great year!

Top Five Favorite Books:
1. The HARRY POTTER series by J.K. Rowling
2. THE MEMORY BOOK by Lara Avery
3. THE SELECTION series by Kiera Cass
4. SHATTER ME series by Tahere Mafi
5. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven

Lillian B.

Reviews by Lillian B.

by Catherine Alene - Fiction, Health, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

For an athlete, every second counts. Raesha knows minus five on the scale will let her sit deeper in her saddle, make her horse lighter on his feet. And lighter, leaner, faster gives her the edge she needs over the new girl on the team, a girl who keeps flirting with Raesha's boyfriend and making plans with her best friend. So she focuses on minus five. But if she isn't careful, she's going to lose more than just the people she loves, she's going to lose herself to lighter, leaner, faster...

edited by Melissa de la Cruz - Anthology, Nonfiction, Short Stories, Social Issues, Teen Anthology, Women’s Issues, Young Adult 12+

BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL is an inspiring collection of true stories by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges and opportunities they've faced…because of their gender. Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, the book includes writings from an impressive array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, including bestselling authors Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray and Margaret Stohl; industry pioneers like Dolores Huerta, Trish McEvoy and Holly Knight; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.

by Emma Young - Fiction, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Ever since Rosa’s nerve disease rendered her quadriplegic, she’s depended on her handsome, confident older brother to be her rock and her mirror. But when a doctor from Boston chooses her to be a candidate for an experimental brain transplant, she and her family move from London in search of a miracle. Sylvia --- a girl from a small town in Massachusetts --- is brain dead, and her parents have agreed to donate her body to give Rosa a new life. But when Rosa wakes from surgery, she can’t help but wonder, with increasing obsession, who Sylvia was and what her life was like.