Category: Book Reviews


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Mayhem

Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Mayhem
19 January, 2015 / 0 Comments

Mayhem (Mayhem #1) by Jamie Shaw My Copy: ARC eBook, 271 pages Publication Date: January 20, 2015 (Tomorrow!) Publisher: Avon Impulse Source: Edelweiss When college freshman Rowan Michaels meets gorgeous, up-and-coming rock star Adam Everest, she knows a player like him is the last thing she needs after her ex-boyfriend shattered her heart. But she can’t stop thinking about the kiss they shared on his tour bus. On the first day of school, Rowan is stunned when Adam saunters into her French class. He’s soon failing miserably, and, on a whim, she offers to tutor him. But Adam doesn’t recognize […]


Review: I Am Legend

Review: I Am Legend
16 January, 2015 / 1 Comment

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson My Copy: eBook Publication Date: 1954 Publisher: Millenium Source: Purchased   Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth… but he is not alone. Every other man, woman and child on the planet has become a vampire, and they are hungry for Neville’s blood. By day he is the hunter, stalking the undead through the ruins of civilisation. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive like this? My Review I was surprised by just how different this book is from the […]


Review: Captive

Review: Captive
12 January, 2015 / 2 Comments

Captive (The Blackcoat Rebellion #2) by Aimee Carter My Copy: Hardcover, 298 pages Publication Date: November 25, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: Library For the past two months, Kitty Doe’s life has been a lie. Forced to impersonate the Prime Minister’s niece, her frustration grows as her trust in her fake fiancé cracks, her real boyfriend is forbidden and the Blackcoats keep her in the dark more than ever. But in the midst of discovering that her role in the Hart family may not be as coincidental as she thought, she’s accused of treason and is forced to face her […]


Review: The Queen

Review: The Queen
9 January, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Queen (The Selection #0.4) by Kiera Cass My Copy: eBook, 71 pages Publication Date: December 2, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse Source: Purchased Before America Singer’s story began, another girl came to the palace to compete for the hand of a different prince…. Don’t miss this digital original novella set in the captivating world of Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. This prequel story takes place before the events of The Selection and is told from the point of view of Prince Maxon’s mother, Amberly. Discover a whole new Selection with this inside look at how Maxon’s […]


Review: Deception

Review: Deception
29 December, 2014 / 0 Comments

Deception (Defiance #2) by C.J. Redwine My Copy: Paperback, 470 pages Publication Date: August 27, 2013 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Source: Traded for Baalboden has been ravaged. The brutal Commander’s whereabouts are unknown. And Rachel, grief stricken over her father’s death, needs Logan more than ever. With their ragged group of survivors struggling to forge a future, it’s up to Logan to become the leader they need—with Rachel by his side. Under constant threat from rival Carrington’s army, who is after the device that controls the Cursed One, the group decides to abandon the ruins of their home and take their chances […]


Review: Doorway to Home

Review: Doorway to Home
19 December, 2014 / 0 Comments

Doorway to Home (Garnet #3) by Willa Jemhart My Copy: eBook, 100 pages Publication Date: October, 2012 Publisher: Self-published Source: Author Trew finds a way to take Martie to Garnet for a quick reunion with her mother. But things don’t go according to plan. He finds himself trapped in a society with rules he strongly opposes and where some would prefer him dead. The worst part is that Martie loves it here and doesn’t want to leave. To stay true to himself he can’t conform to their ways. But will he do it for the sake of love?   My Review […]


Review: Defiance

Review: Defiance
8 December, 2014 / 1 Comment

Defiance (Defiance #1) by C.J. Redwine My Copy: Paperback, 403 pages Publication Date: August 28, 2012 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Source: Purchased While the other girls in the walled city-state of Baalboden learn to sew and dance, Rachel Adams learns to track and hunt. While they bend like reeds to the will of their male Protectors, she uses hers for sparring practice. When Rachel’s father fails to return from a courier mission and is declared dead, the city’s brutal Commander assigns Rachel a new Protector: her father’s apprentice, Logan—the boy she declared her love to and who turned her down two […]


Review: Breaking the Agenda

Review: Breaking the Agenda
1 December, 2014 / 0 Comments

Breaking the Agenda (Garnet #2) by Willa Jemhart My Copy: eBook, 104 Pages Publication Date: October, 2012 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author When Magda is forced to return to Garnet, she tries to accept her fate. This is the place she has longed to be for many years. But her return means the loss of everyone she has ever loved, and it seems that something is very wrong here. She begins to question where her rightful place really is. The tale of Magda’s mission and subsequent defection is one of discovery, friendship, love, and loss. My Review What you’re in for: Controlled […]


Poe Challenge #4: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Poe Challenge #4: The Murders in the Rue Morgue
28 November, 2014 / 0 Comments

For my Edgar Allan Poe Challenge this week, I read The Murders in the Rue Morgue. My Thoughts: The story was definitely the best out of the stories I’ve read for this challenge so far. It was awesome to experience the first ever Detective Fiction. I enjoyed it to a point. Remember how I said I call myself a fan of Poe, but I wanted to read more of his tales to know for sure? Well, the way this is going so far, I’m not sure I am. I’m not a huge fan of his writing style. I don’t really […]


Early Review: Rite of Rejection

Early Review: Rite of Rejection
24 November, 2014 / 0 Comments

Rite of Rejection by Sarah Negovetich My Copy: ARC eBook, 211 pages Publication Date: December 4, 2014 Publisher: Self-Published Source: NetGalley Straight-laced, sixteen-year-old Rebecca can’t wait for her Acceptance. A fancy ball, eligible bachelors, and her debut as an official member of society. Instead, the Machine rejects Rebecca. Labeled as a future criminal, she’s shipped off to a life sentence in a lawless penal colony. A life behind barbed wire fences with the world’s most dangerous people terrifies Rebecca. She reluctantly joins a band of misfit teens in a risky escape plan, complete with an accidental fiancé she’s almost certain […]