Category: Book Reviews


Review: Unleashed by Jessica Brody

Review: Unleashed by Jessica Brody
16 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

Unleashed (Unremembered #2.5) by Jessica Brody My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: January 13, 2015 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux Books for Young Readers Source: Purchased Seraphina has escaped the compound. The president of Diotech has fallen gravely ill. Now Dr. Alixter rests his last hope on a genetically enhanced soldier. A boy designed to apprehend Sera. A boy incapable of failure… Set in the thrilling sci-fi world of Jessica Brody’s Unremembered trilogy, this sinister and suspenseful novella recounts the untold story of what happened on the Diotech compound after the shocking ending of Unremembered. Told from Kaelen’s point of view, Unleashed also includes […]


Review: The Glimpse by Claire Merle

Review: The Glimpse by Claire Merle
13 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Glimpse by Claire Merle My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: June 7, 2012 Publisher: Faber & Faber Source: Purchased In a near future, society is segregated according to whether people are genetically disposed to mental illness. 17-year-old Ana has been living the privileged life of a Pure due to an error in her DNA test. When the authorities find out, she faces banishment from her safe Community, a fate only thwarted by the fact that she has already been promised to Pure-boy Jasper Taurell. Jasper is from a rich and influential family and despite Ana’s condition, wants to be with her. The authorities […]


Review: See Me by Wendy Higgins

Review: See Me by Wendy Higgins
9 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

See Me (See Me #1) by Wendy Higgins My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: February 1, 2014 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Purchased While most seventeen-year-old American girls would refuse to let their parents marry them off to a stranger, Robyn Mason dreams of the mysterious McKale in Ireland, wondering how he’ll look and imagining his cute Irish accent. Prearranged bindings are common for magical families like her own, however when she travels to the whimsical Emerald Isle she discovers there’s more to her betrothal and McKale’s clan than she was led to believe. What starts as an obligatory pairing between Robyn and McKale morphs over […]


Review: Undiscovered by Jessica Brody

Review: Undiscovered by Jessica Brody
6 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

Undiscovered (Unremembered #1.5) by Jessica Brody My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: February 14, 2014 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers Source: Purchased Before the crash of Freedom Airlines flight 121… There was a top-secret research compound hidden deep in the desert. There was a girl held prisoner in a restricted sector. And there was a boy who found her. And risked everything to set her free. Romantic and action-packed, Undiscovered is sure to thrill fans of Jessica Brody’s Unremembered trilogy. In this 100-page novella, told from Zen’s point of view, more secrets are revealed about Seraphina’s forgotten past, the corporation that […]


Review: Unforgotten

Review: Unforgotten
22 November, 2016 / 0 Comments

Unforgotten (Unremembered #2) by Jessica Brody My Copy: Hardcover, 402 pages Publication Date: February 25, 2014 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Source: Library Some memories are better left forgotten… After a daring escape from the scientists at Diotech who created her, Seraphina believes she is finally safe from the horrors of her past. But new threats await Sera and her boyfriend, Zen, at every turn as Zen falls prey to a mysterious illness and Sera’s extraordinary abilities make it more and more difficult to stay hidden. Meanwhile, Diotech has developed a dangerous new weapon designed to apprehend her. A weapon that even Sera will […]


Review: Stupid Girl

Review: Stupid Girl
14 November, 2016 / 0 Comments

Stupid Girl (Stupid in Love #1) by Cindy Miles My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: May 13, 2014 Publisher: TKA Distribution Source: Purchased Only fools fall in love… After her senior year of high school leaves behind nothing but heartache, Olivia Beaumont is sure of this: She’s no stupid girl. She sets out for Winston University, promising herself that she will remain focused on her first and only love – astronomy. But all it takes is cocky sophomore Brax Jenkins and an accidental collision with a football, to throw her entire year off course. A quick-tempered Southie who escaped the inner city streets […]


Review: Unremembered by Jessica Brody

Review: Unremembered by Jessica Brody
7 November, 2016 / 0 Comments

Unremembered by Jessica Brody My Copy: ARC Paperback, 302 pages Publication Date: February 28, 2013 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux Source: Won The only thing worse than forgetting her past . . . is remembering it. When Freedom Airlines flight 121 went down over the Pacific Ocean, no one ever expected to find survivors. Which is why the sixteen-year-old girl discovered floating among the wreckage—alive—is making headlines across the globe. Even more strange is that her body is miraculously unharmed and she has no memories of boarding the plane. She has no memories of her life before the crash. She has no memories period. […]


Review: How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Review: How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings
24 October, 2016 / 0 Comments

How to Party with an Infant by Kaui Hart Hemmings My Copy: ARC eBook, 195 pages Publication Date: August 9, 2016 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Source: Edelweiss When Mele Bart told her boyfriend Bobby she was pregnant with his child, he stunned her with an announcement of his own: he was engaged to someone else. Fast forward two years, Mele’s daughter is a toddler, and Bobby and his fiancée want Ellie to be the flower girl at their wedding. Mele, who also has agreed to attend the nuptials, knows she can’t continue obsessing about Bobby and his cheese making, Napa-residing, fiancée. She needs something […]


Review: Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans

Review: Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
30 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

Level 2 (The Memory Chronicles #1) by Lenore Appelhans My Copy: Hardcover, 281 pages Publication Date: January 15, 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Source: Won from Imaginary Reads In this gripping exploration of a futuristic afterlife, a teen discovers that death is just the beginning. Since her untimely death the day before her eighteenth birthday, Felicia Ward has been trapped in Level 2, a stark white afterlife located between our world and the next. Along with her fellow drones, Felicia passes the endless hours reliving memories of her time on Earth and mourning what she’s lost-family, friends, and Neil, the […]


Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass
23 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Crown (The Selection #5) by Kiera Cass My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the days until she could send them all home. But as events at the palace force Eadlyn even further into the spotlight, she realizes that she might not be content remaining alone. Eadlyn still isn’t sure she’ll find the fairytale ending her parents did twenty […]