Tag: 2.5


Review: Icons by Margaret Stohl

1 June, 2015 / 0 Comments
Review: Icons by Margaret Stohl

Icons (Icons #1) by Margaret Stohl My Copy: Paperback, 429 pages Publication Date: May, 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books Source: Traded for Your heart beats only with their permission. Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol’s family dropped dead. The day Earth lost […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Hausfrau

16 March, 2015 / 0 Comments
Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Hausfrau

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum My Copy: ARC eBook, 241 pages Publication Date: March 17, 2015 (Tomorrow!) Publisher: Random House Source: Publisher via NetGalley Anna Benz, an American in her late thirties, lives with her Swiss husband Bruno and their three young children in a postcard-perfect suburb of Zürich. Though she leads a comfortable, […]


Poe Challenge #2: The Gold Bug

7 November, 2014 / 1 Comment
Poe Challenge #2: The Gold Bug

For my Edgar Allan Poe Challenge this week, I read The Gold Bug. My Thoughts: I thought it was a good story. But, I feel like it was told in a backwards fashion. I think it would have been better if the happenings were swapped and we followed the story […]


Poe Challenge #1: The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall

31 October, 2014 / 0 Comments
Poe Challenge #1: The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall

For my Edgar Allan Poe Challenge this week, I read The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall. What you’re in for: Astronomy. Depression. Experimentation. Balloon. Adventure. Aliens. Uncertainty. My Thoughts: Edgar Allan Poe is known most for his Gothic literature. However, he actually invented Detective Fiction and is thought to have […]


Review: Don’t Let Go

26 September, 2014 / 1 Comment
Review: Don’t Let Go

Don’t Let Go (PERSEFoNE #3) by Michelle Gagnon My Copy: eBook Publication Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Purchased In this pulse-pounding final installment of the Don’t Turn Around trilogy, which in a starred review Kirkus called “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens,” Noa and Peter race […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Blackbird

15 September, 2014 / 4 Comments
Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Blackbird

Blackbird (Blackbird Duology #1) by Anna Carey My Copy: ARC eBook, 184 pages Publication Date: September 16, 2014 (tomorrow!) Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Genre: Mystery | Suspense/Thriller | Young Adult This twisty, breathless cat-and-mouse thrill ride, told in the second person, follows a girl with amnesia in present-day Los Angeles […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Push

9 June, 2014 / 0 Comments
Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Push

Push (The Game #2) by Eve Silver My Copy: ARC ePub eBook, 218 pages Publication Date: June 10, 2014 (tomorrow!) Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Genre: Paranormal | Science Fiction | Young Adult It’s either break the rules or die. Miki Jones lives her life by her […]


Review: Rush

14 March, 2014 / 2 Comments
Review: Rush

Rush (The Game #1) by Eve Silver My Copy: Hardcover, 364 pages Publication Date: June 11, 2013 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Source: Library Genre: Paranormal | Science Fiction | Young Adult When Miki Jones is pulled from her life, pulled through time and space into some kind of game—her carefully controlled life […]


Review: Reboot

28 February, 2014 / 0 Comments
Review: Reboot

Reboot by Amy Tintera My Copy: ePub eBook, 226 pages Publication Date: May 7, 2013 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Library Genre: Dystopian | Paranormal | Romance | Science Fiction | Young Adult Five years ago, Wren Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came back as a […]


Review: The 100

31 January, 2014 / 6 Comments
Review: The 100

The 100 (The Hundred #1) by Kass Morgan My Copy: Hardcover, 323 pages Publication Date: August 29, 2012 Publisher: Little, Brown Books Source: Library Genre: Dystopian | Science Fiction | Young Adult In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above Earth’s toxic atmosphere. No one knows when, […]