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Christi Sheehan


Christi Sheehan

Christi Sheehan

Reviews by Christi Sheehan

written by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Meet Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairy tale and transported into the real world. Meet Delilah, the girl who wished Oliver into being. It’s a miracle that seems perfect at first --- but there are complications. To exist in Delilah’s world, Oliver must take the place of a regular boy. Enter Edgar, who agrees to play Oliver’s role in the pages of Delilah’s favorite book. But just when it seems that the plan will work, everything gets turned upside down.

by Trisha Leaver - Family, Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction
Ella and Maddy Lawton are identical twins. Ella has spent her high school years living in popular Maddy's shadows, but she has never been envious of Maddy. When --- after a heated argument --- Maddy and Ella get into a tragic accident that leaves her sister dead, Ella wakes up in the hospital surrounded by loved ones who believe she is Maddy. Feeling responsible for Maddy's death and everyone's grief, Ella makes a split-second decision to pretend to be Maddy. Soon, Ella realizes that Maddy's life was full of secrets. Caught in a web of lies, Ella is faced with two options --- confess her deception or live her sister's life.
by Lauren Oliver - Family, Fiction, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction
Dara and Nick used to be inseparable, but that was before the accident that left Dara's beautiful face scarred and the two sisters totally estranged. When Dara vanishes on her birthday, Nick thinks Dara is just playing around. But another girl, nine-year-old Madeline Snow, has vanished, too, and Nick becomes increasingly convinced that the two disappearances are linked. Now Nick has to find her sister, before it's too late.
by Megan Miranda - Dystopian, Fiction, Suspense, Young Adult 12+

Seventeen-year-old Alina Chase has spent her entire life imprisoned on a secluded island --- not for a crime she committed in this lifetime, but one done by her past self. Aided by three teens with their own ulterior motives, Alina manages to escape. Although she’s not sure she can trust any of them, she soon finds herself drawn to one. But when she uncovers clues from her past life, secrets begin to unravel and Alina must figure out whether she’s more than the soul she inherited, or if she’s fated to repeat history.