Tag: 4.5 stars


Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
14 April, 2017 / 1 Comment

Red Queen (Red Queen #1) by Victoria Aveyard My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: February 10, 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to […]


Review: Unrest by Wendy Higgins

Review: Unrest by Wendy Higgins
24 March, 2017 / 0 Comments

Unrest (Unknown #2) by Wendy Higgins My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: February 9, 2017 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Purchased New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins brings you the second book in this thrilling war-torn world… Being on the run in the desert means food and sanctuary are hard to come by, but Amber Tate and her crew are not about to give up. Not after having the things they love brutally ripped from them by an unknown enemy who sent their world into the apocalypse. Survival takes precedence, but once safe shelter is found, their guards fall and the emotions they’ve […]


Review: Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

Review: Hallowed by Cynthia Hand
13 February, 2017 / 4 Comments

  Hallowed (Unearthly #2) by Cynthia Hand My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: January 17, 2012 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased For months Clara Gardner trained to face the fire from her visions, but she wasn’t prepared for the choice she had to make that day. And in the aftermath, she discovered that nothing about being part angel is as straightforward as she thought. Now, torn between her love for Tucker and her complicated feelings about the roles she and Christian seem destined to play in a world that is both dangerous and beautiful, Clara struggles with a shocking revelation: Someone she loves will die […]


Review: Unknown by Wendy Higgins

Review: Unknown by Wendy Higgins
6 February, 2017 / 4 Comments

  Unknown (Unknown Trilogy #1) by Wendy Higgins My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: August 16, 2016 Publisher: Self-published Source: Purchaed Amber Tate believes the worst thing she’ll suffer in life is dealing with the unrequited love she feels for her brother’s best friend, Rylen Fite. She also believes war is something unfortunate that happens places far, far away from her rural Nevada town. She’s wrong on both counts. When an unknown organization meticulously bombs major cities in the United States and across the globe, a trickle-down effect spreads to remaining towns at an alarming speed—everything from food and water sources to technology and […]


Hits-Stores-Tomorrow Review: By Your Side

Hits-Stores-Tomorrow Review: By Your Side
30 January, 2017 / 2 Comments

By Your Side by Kasie West My Copy: ARC eBook, 220 pages Publication Date: January 31, 2017 (Tomorrow!) Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Publisher via Edelweiss In this irresistible story, Kasie West explores the timeless question of what to do when you fall for the person you least expect. Witty and romantic, this paperback original from a fan favorite is perfect for fans of Stephanie Perkins and Morgan Matson. When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn’t think things could get any worse. But that’s before she realizes that Dax Miller is locked in with […]


Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
27 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

Unearthly (Unearthly #1) by Cynthia Hand My Copy: Paperback, 439 pages Publication Date: January 4, 2011 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased In the beginning, there’s a boy standing in the trees… Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no longer applies to her), but it means she has a purpose, something she was put on this earth to do. Figuring out what that is, though, isn’t easy. Her visions of a raging forest fire and an alluring stranger lead her […]


My Top 4.5 Rated Books

My Top 4.5 Rated Books
12 January, 2017 / 4 Comments

  The following are the books that were so close to being rated a 5 star, but just didn’t quite make the cut.  These are the books that would be rated 4.75 if that existed in my rating scheme.  I actually look back at these books and go “Really?  I didn’t rate you a 5 star?” and I forget why until reading my review. I started to write a little note under each book below, but I can just tell you the gyst of all of them was “What?!  I can’t believe I didn’t rate this one 5 stars.  I […]


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 […]