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Review: The One

Review: The One
12 May, 2014 / 5 Comments

The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass My Copy: Paperback, 336 pages Publication Date: May 6, 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Purchased Genre: Dystopian | Romance | Young Adult The time has come for one winner to be crowned. When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown–or to Prince Maxon’s heart. But as the end of the competition approaches, and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose–and how hard she’ll have to fight for the future […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Sweet Reckoning

Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Sweet Reckoning
28 April, 2014 / 1 Comment

Sweet Reckoning (The Sweet Trilogy #3) by Wendy Higgins My Copy: ARC ePub eBook, 263 pages Publication Date: April 29, 2014 (tomorrow!) Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Genre: Fantasy | Paranormal | Romance | Young Adult It’s time. Evil is running rampant and sweet Anna Whitt is its target. Nobody knows when or how the Dukes will strike, but Anna and her Nephilim allies will do anything necessary to rid the earth of the demons and their oppressive ways. The stakes are higher than ever, and Anna is determined that the love she feels will be her strength, not a […]


Review: Ignite Me

Review: Ignite Me
21 February, 2014 / 2 Comments

Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi My Copy: Paperback, 408 pages Publication Date: February 4, 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Purchased Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take them down, she’ll need the help of the one person she never thought she could trust: Warner. And as they work together, Juliette will discover that everything she thought she knew – about Warner, her abilities, and even Adam – was wrong. My Review Notes I took and/or thoughts I had while reading: 25 pages in: I think the reason I’m […]


Review: The Selection

Review: The Selection
20 December, 2013 / 4 Comments

The Selection (The Selection #1) by Kiera Cass My Copy: Paperback, 327 pages Publication Date: April 24, 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Purchased Genre: Dystopian | Romance | Young Adult For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is […]


Mini Review: Night of Cake & Puppets

Mini Review: Night of Cake & Puppets
16 December, 2013 / 1 Comment

Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #2.5) by Laini Taylor My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: November 26, 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books Source: Purchased Genre: Fantasy | Romance | Young Adult In “Night of Cake & Puppets”, Taylor brings to life a night only hinted at in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy—the magical first date of fan-favorites Zuzana and Mik. Told in alternating perspectives, it’s the perfect love story for fans of the series and new readers alike. Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not known for timidity. Her best friend, Karou, calls […]


Mini Review: Going Dark

Mini Review: Going Dark
27 September, 2013 / 2 Comments

Going Dark (Blackout #0.5) by Robison Wells My Copy: ePub eBook, 50 pages Publication Date: August 6, 2013 Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse Source: Purchased Genre: Paranormal | Young Adult This 50-page digital original novella introduces readers to Blackout, a series by acclaimed author Robison Wells that combines the high-stakes intensity of television’s Homeland with the lightning-fast action of Marie Lu’s Legend. Something strange is happening to Krezi. She has a dangerously high fever her doctors can’t explain, and objects keep bursting into flames around her—but the fire doesn’t seem to hurt her at all. Krezi wants nothing more than to control her […]


Audiobook Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Audiobook Review: The Fault in Our Stars
20 September, 2013 / 3 Comments

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green My Copy: Audiobook Publication Date: January 1, 2012 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Source: Purchased Genre: Contemporary | Realistic Fiction | Romance | Young Adult Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, […]


ARC Review: All Our Yesterdays

ARC Review: All Our Yesterdays
26 July, 2013 / 3 Comments

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill My Copy: ARC PDF eBook, 379 pages Publication Date: August 1, 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Source: Publisher via NetGalley Genre: Sci-Fi | Young Adult | Suspense A brilliantly brain-warping thriller and a love story that leaps back and forth in time – All Our Yesterdays is an amazing first novel, perfect for fans of The Hunger Games. Em is locked in a bare, cold cell with no comforts. Finn is in the cell next door. The Doctor is keeping them there until they tell him what he wants to know. Trouble is, what he […]


Review: Unravel Me

Review: Unravel Me
22 July, 2013 / 6 Comments

Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi My Copy: ePub eBook, 351 pages Publication Date: February 5, 2013 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Purchased Genre: Dystopian | Paranormal | Romance | Young Adult tick tick tick tick tick it’s almost time for war. Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch. Or from Warner, […]


Guest Review: A Game of Thrones & Giveaway!

Guest Review: A Game of Thrones & Giveaway!
20 May, 2013 / 1 Comment

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin My Copy: ePub eBook, 766 pages Publication Date: August 6, 1996 Publisher: Spectra Source: Purchased The first volume of A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. GAME OF THRONES is now a major TV series from HBO, starring Sean Bean. Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of […]