By Chris Crutcher
Dystopia and Romance. Is there a better combination for a YA novel?
Nathan is like other sixteen-year-old boys. He lives in a cage. He’s half black witch. He needs to undergo a magical ritual on his seventeenth birthday or he will die. Normal teenage problems really.
Remember when you were a kid with those activity/coloring books with the maze pages you could solve in like 10 seconds? That’s what reading The Maze Runner felt like.
This is the novel equivalent of a popcorn chick flick. You know how this Cinderella story ends, but you’re watching it anyway and singing along with the soundtrack.
In 1878 Tessa Gray is searching London for her brother. What she finds is the world of vampires, demons, warlocks, and shadowhunters.