Book of the Week #8: Landline by Rainbow Rowell

It’s time for another book of the week! Since this week’s theme is “Everyday Magic,” we’ll be featuring a book with lots of magical realism! The book we’re talking about is… Landline by Rainbow Rowell! Here’s the cover and synopsis from Goodreads: Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble; it has been in trouble […]

Book of the Week #7: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

After a pretty awesome tweet by John Green (here), this book has been getting a ton of buzz! And it’s definitely well deserved. Read on to see the cover & synopsis for this new YA novel, MADE YOU UP. Reality, it turns out, is often not what you perceive it to be—sometimes, there really is […]

Book of the Week #6: The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard

Happy Thursday, Scribes! Summer is coming, and you know what that means: summer reads! This week we’re featuring … THE PERFECTIONISTS! It’s a fun, mystery-filled YA thriller/contemporary novel by Pretty Little Liars author Sara Shepard. It’s a really fun, intriguing reader with a unique character cast. Here’s the synopsis and cover for the sequel (the series is […]

Book of the Week #5: Tiny Pretty Things

Welcome back, Scribes! Today we’re featuring a book that’s soon to release from HarperTeen, called TINY PRETTY THINGS by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton. It’s pitched as Pretty Little Liars meets Black Swan! Here at UTMScribes, we’re super excited to share new, diverse voices in the YA book world. Let’s check out the cover and […]

Book of the Week #4: My Heart and Other Black Holes

For today’s edition of Book of the Week, we decided we would feature a novel by a debut author! Jasmine Warga’s My Heart and Other Black Holes is a poignant, emotional story of a girl’s pact for suicide. It’s been optioned for film by Paramount Pictures and was just released this past February! Sixteen-year-old physics nerd […]

Book of the Week #3: An Ember in the Ashes

This week’s Book of the Week is based off a book that’s buzzing in the YA community and has already been picked up by Paramount for movie rights! It’s called AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir. I’m currently reading the Advanced Readers Copy (ARC) and it’s fantastic! It’s also super refreshing to see a […]

Book of the Week #2: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

A book that’s received a lot of attention in the Young Adult publishing world is Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. Its sequel, Hollow City was recently released in paperback (and hit the NYT Bestseller List) and the third book is still in the works! A movie (with Samuel Jackson!) is also already being filmed, […]

Book of the Week: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

To kick off our blog’s first Book of the Week post, we’ve decided to pick Still Alice by Lisa Genova as our featured book! It’s a short but poignant novel about love, life, and the hardships of Alzheimer’s disease. It was also recently released as a movie starring Julianne Moore! (A review of this book will be […]