Book Trailers & Reviews

BLUE is coming October 26, 2021

Originality: 10 out of 10
Plot/Idea: 10 out of 10
Prose: 10 out of 10
Character/Execution: 10 out of 10
Overall: 10.00 out of 10

“DeLano has an excellent ear for teens’ idiomatic speech . . . This is a fast-paced novel focused more on feelings and the social world of teens . . . An easy read for its intended audience.” BookLife Prize by Publisher’s Weekly

“Filled with complex characters that leap off the page, Blue pulls at your heartstrings and refuses to let go. ”
– Claire Kann, author of Let’s Talk About Love and If It Makes You Happy

“Blue is a complex YA novel that challenges the reader to look at multiple perspectives of a difficult situation. Blue as a main character is really well-written, and the reader can feel her emotions and struggles. Several supporting characters help carry the book, make it easy to stay engaged with the story. . . I think YA readers will really appreciate Blue, and I encourage them to check it out.” – Jennifer C., NetGalley Reviewer

“Readers seeking an enjoyable romantic fantasy will find what they’re looking for in this absorbing book. . . With each new Jessa, readers will become intrigued with a different character’s story even as they root for the original Jessa to stay safe. Featuring skillful world-building and carefully plotted suspense, this novel will leave readers eagerly awaiting the sequel.” – School Library Journal

This is a stellar debut novel with something for everyone—action, mystery, romance, even time travel . . . Overall, this is an excellent, engaging read that will appeal to fans of many genres.” — School Library Connection

“DeLano’s debut novel is full of mystery, action, and romance. Her masterful storyline will keep readers guessing until the very last sentence . . . DeLano’s portrayal of a young man affected by autism shows the author’s sensitivity and knowledge and will be appreciated by those with relatives or friends diagnosed with the disorder.” ―VOYA (Voices of Youth Advocates)

“DeLano has done it again. Her masterful blending of parallel worlds takes a complex idea of quantum physics and makes it easy to follow, while also creating a gripping sci-fi novel that will have readers on the edge of their seats. … DeLano has spun a fun, genre-bending series that includes love, coming-of-age, and relatable protagonists who will resonate with teens.” — School Library Journal

“An entertaining and satisfying conclusion to the Traveler duology….The pace is brisk with a fine balance of action, mystery, and romance in short chapters that will hold the reader’s attention. —VOYA (Voices of Youth Advocates)