Teenzone's Booked

Reviews, book news, and all good things related to teen stuff at the Strathcona County Library.

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles August 15, 2011

Teen Review By: Abbey F.

Rating: 5/5

What is the book about?

It all starts when “Miss Popular” Brittany is paired up with badboy Mexican Alex. Soon they fall for each other but it is hard to have a relationship when everyone else is against it.

What did you like/dislike about it?

I loved the storyline and how there is so much emotion in the pages of this book. The author really transports you.

Who would you recommend it to?

Anyone who likes a good love story about forbidden love. It is a realistic read.

 

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Beastly by Alex Flinn August 12, 2011

Teen Review By: Shayla M.

Rating: 4/5

What is the book about?

Kyle Kingsbury is a shallow guy who is rude and mean. One day he takes it too far with a girl in his class and she turns him into an ugly beast. Then he has 2 years to get someone to love him or he stays like that forever.

What did you like/dislike about it?

I liked how it was a modern version of “Beauty and the Beast” which is one of my favourite fairytales.

Who would you recommend it to?

Anyone who likes fantasy and fairytales.

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* A note from YS staff member Tara: For those who enjoy Twisted Fairytales such as Beastly, check out our Fractured & Grimm: Fairy Tales for Teens booklist.

 

Twilight: The Graphic Novel Vol. 1 By Stephenie Meyer July 19, 2011

Teen Review By: Samantha L.

Rating: 4/5

What is the book about?

In my book, Bella goes to live with her dad for a while in Forks. In Forks, she falls in love with Edward Cullen who is strange. Later she finds out he is a vampire but she is not scared. She is in love.

What did you like/dislike about it?

I liked the romance between Edward and Bella. It was interesting and sometimes strange.

Who would you recommend it to?

I recommend this book to teens who love fictional love stories.