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Katherine Szabo

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Katherine Szabo


Katherine Szabo

Reviews by Katherine Szabo

by Leigh Bardugo - Coming of Age, Fiction, Mystery, Superhero , Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world. Alia is a Warbringer, a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies in hopes of saving both their worlds against the tides of war.

by April Daniels - Adventure, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Science Fiction, Superhero , Young Adult 14+
Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world’s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she’s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny’s body into what she’s always thought it should be. Now there’s no hiding that she’s a girl. It should be the happiest time of her life, but Danny’s first weeks finally living in a body that fits her are more difficult and complicated than she could have imagined. 
by M-E Girard - Dating, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Relationships, Romance, Sexuality, Young Adult 16+

All Pen wants is to be the kind of girl she’s always been, but everyone seems to think the way she looks and acts means she’s trying to be a boy --- and that she should quit trying to be something she’s not. Old-world parents, disintegrating friendships and strong feelings for other girls drive Pen to see the truth --- that in order to be who she truly wants to be, she’ll have to man up.

by Melissa Grey - Fantasy, Fiction

Everything in Echo's life changed in a blinding flash when she learned the startling truth: she is the firebird, the creature of light that is said to bring peace. The firebird has come into the world, but it has not come alone. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, and Echo can feel a great and terrible darkness rising in the distance. Cosmic forces threaten to tear the world apart. Echo has already lost her home, her family, and her boyfriend.

by Kat Helgeson and Hannah Moskowitz - Reference, Romance, Social Issues, Writing, Young Adult 15+

Gena and Finn would have never met but for their mutual love for the popular show Up Below. Regardless of their differences --- Gena is a recent high school graduate whose social life largely takes place online, while Finn is in her early 20s, job hunting and contemplating marriage with her longtime boyfriend --- the two girls realize that the bond between them transcends fanfiction.

by Maggie Stiefvater - Dystopian, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.

by Alex Gino

BE WHO YOU ARE.

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.

by Jessica Day George - Fantasy, Paranormal

As spoiled society girls from New York City circa 1890, Dacia and Lou never desired to know more about their lineage, instead preferring to gossip about their mysterious Romanian relatives, the Florescus. But upon turning 17, the girls must return to their homeland to meet their family, find proper husbands, and-most terrifyingly-learn the secrets of The Claw, The Wing, and The Smoke. But when the devilish heir, Mihai Dracula sets his sights on Dacia as part of his plan to secure power over all of Europe, the girls choose to fight against this cruel inheritance with all their might. 

by M.J. Beaufrand - Fiction, Mystery

In Portland in 1983, girls are disappearing. Noah, a teen punk with a dark past, becomes obsessed with finding out where they’ve gone---and he’s convinced their disappearance has something to do with the creepy German owners of a local brewery, the PfefferBrau Haus. So when the PfefferBrau Haus opens its doors for a battle of the bands, Noah pulls his band, the Gallivanters, back together in order to get to the bottom of the mystery. But there’s a new addition to the band: an enigmatic David Bowie look---alike named Ziggy. And secrets other than where the bodies are buried will be revealed.   

by Natasha Preston

Scarlett doesn’t remember anything before the age of four. Her parents say it’s from the trauma of seeing her house burn down, and she accepts the life they’ve created for her without question --- until a car accident causes Scarlett to start remembering pieces of an unfamiliar past. When a new guy moves into town, Scarlett feels an instant spark. But Noah knows the truth of Scarlett’s past, and he’s determined to shield her from it…because Scarlett grew up in a cult called Eternal Light, controlled by her biological parents. And they want her back.