Category: Book Reviews


DNF: Unwind

DNF: Unwind
20 February, 2015 / 2 Comments

DNF Explanation for Unwind by Neal Shusterman How far I got: 28% Keep in mind throughout reading my DNF explanation that I am merely basing my opinions on the first 28% of the book. I found this book to have an unrealistic concept. I don’t believe that parents would raise a child for 13-18 years only to have them “unwound,” which is just their way of saying “killed” for the purposes of donating organs to others. This just doesn’t seem plausible to me. The story starts off throwing the reader right into the action. Unfortunately, this doesn’t leave much room […]


Review: The Hunt

Review: The Hunt
16 February, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Hunt (The Hunt #1) by Andrew Fukuda My Copy: ARC Paperback, 296 pages Publication Date: May, 2012 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Through trade Gene is different from everyone else around him.  He can’t run with lightning speed, sunlight doesn’t hurt him and he doesn’t have an unquenchable lust for blood.  Gene is a human, and he knows the rules.  Keep the truth a secret.  It’s the only way to stay alive in a world of night—a world where humans are considered a delicacy and hunted for their blood. When he’s chosen for a once in a lifetime opportunity […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Riot

Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Riot
9 February, 2015 / 0 Comments

Riot (Mayhem #2) by Jamie Shaw My Copy: ARC eBook, 249 pages Publication Date: February 10, 2015 (tomorrow!) Publisher: Avon Impulse Source: Publisher via Edelweiss When Dee Dawson meets sexy mohawked guitarist Joel Gibbon, she knows it won’t be long before she has him wrapped around her finger. No guy has ever been able to resist her… but Dee’s met her match in a player like Joel. Dee’s not the relationship type—not after seeing the pain “love” has caused her friends and family—yet she’s desperate to make Joel want her more than anyone else. He quickly becomes an obsession, and […]


Review: Ten Tiny Breaths

Review: Ten Tiny Breaths
2 February, 2015 / 1 Comment

Ten Tiny Breaths (Ten Tiny Breaths #1) by K.A. Tucker My Copy: eBook Publication Date: February, 2013 Publisher: Atria Books Source: Purchased Four years ago Kacey Cleary’s life imploded when her car was hit by a drunk driver, killing her parents, boyfriend, and best friend. Still haunted by memories of being trapped inside, holding her boyfriend’s lifeless hand and listening to her mother take her last breath, Kacey wants to leave her past behind. Armed with two bus tickets, twenty-year-old Kacey and her fifteen-year-old sister, Livie, escape Grand Rapids, Michigan, to start over in Miami. Struggling to make ends meet, […]


Review: Nobody

Review: Nobody
26 January, 2015 / 2 Comments

Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes My Copy: ARC Paperback, 393 pages Publication Date: January, 2013 Publisher: Egmont USA Source: Traded for There are people in this world who are Nobody. No one sees them. No one notices them. They live their lives under the radar, forgotten as soon as you turn away. That’s why they make the perfect assassins. The Institute finds these people when they’re young and takes them away for training. But an untrained Nobody is a threat to their organization. And threats must be eliminated. Sixteen-year-old Claire has been invisible her whole life, missed by the Institute’s […]


Review: Deliverance

Review: Deliverance
23 January, 2015 / 0 Comments

Deliverance (Defiance #3) by C.J. Redwine My Copy: Hardcover, 470 pages Publication Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Source: Library Everything hangs in the balance, and nothing is certain: Rachel has been kidnapped by enemy forces and is being taken to Rowansmark while Logan, imprisoned and awaiting trial, is unable to leave Lankenshire. Separated from each other and their Baalboden comrades, each must find a way to achieve what they desperately want: to rid their world once and for all of the Commander and the tech that controls the deadly Cursed One. Fighting through her pain and embracing the […]


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 […]