Tag: Fantasy


Review: The Annihilation of Foreverland by Tony Bertauski

Review: The Annihilation of Foreverland by Tony Bertauski
28 August, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Annihilation of Foreverland by Tony Bertauski My Copy: eBook, 265 pages Publication Date: December 31, 2011 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author When kids awake on an island, they’re told there was an accident. Before they can go home, they will visit Foreverland, an alternate reality that will heal their minds. Reed dreams of a girl that tells him to resist Foreverland. He doesn’t remember her name, but knows he once loved her. He’ll have to endure great suffering and trust his dream. And trust he’s not insane. Danny Boy, the new arrival, meets Reed’s dream girl inside Foreverland. She’s stuck in the fantasy land […]


Review: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer

Review: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer
21 August, 2017 / 0 Comments

Between the Lines (Between the Lines #1) by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer My Copy: Paperback, 352 pages Publication Date: June 26, 2012 Publisher: Simon Pulse Source: Borrowed Delilah is a bit of a loner who prefers spending her time in the school library with her head in a book—one book in particular. Between the Lines may be a fairy tale, but it feels real. Prince Oliver is brave, adventurous, and loving. He really speaks to Delilah. And then one day Oliver actually speaks to her. Turns out, Oliver is more than a one-dimensional storybook prince. He’s a restless teen who feels trapped […]


Review: The Wrong Girl by C.J. Archer

Review: The Wrong Girl by C.J. Archer
14 August, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Wrong Girl (The 1st Freak House Trilogy #1) by C.J. Archer My Copy: ePub eBook, 190 pages Publication Date: May 25, 2013 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author It’s customary for Gothic romance novels to include a mysterious girl locked in the attic. Hannah Smith just wishes she wasn’t that girl. As a narcoleptic and the companion to an earl’s daughter with a strange affliction of her own, Hannah knows she’s lucky to have a roof over her head and food in her belly when so many orphans starve on the streets. Yet freedom is something Hannah longs for. She did not, however, want her […]


Review: Boundless by Cynthia Hand

Review: Boundless by Cynthia Hand
21 April, 2017 / 0 Comments

Boundless (Unearthly #3) by Cynthia Hand My Copy: ePub eBook, 266 pages Publication Date: January 22, 2013 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Borrowed from the library The past few years have held more surprises than part-angel Clara Gardner could ever have anticipated. Yet from the dizzying highs of first love, to the agonizing low of losing someone close to her, the one thing she can no longer deny is that she was never meant to live a normal life. Since discovering the special role she plays among the other angel-bloods, Clara has been determined to protect Tucker Avery from the evil that follows her . . […]


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: 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 […]


Review: See Me by Wendy Higgins

Review: See Me by Wendy Higgins
9 January, 2017 / 0 Comments

See Me (See Me #1) by Wendy Higgins My Copy: ePub eBook Publication Date: February 1, 2014 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Purchased While most seventeen-year-old American girls would refuse to let their parents marry them off to a stranger, Robyn Mason dreams of the mysterious McKale in Ireland, wondering how he’ll look and imagining his cute Irish accent. Prearranged bindings are common for magical families like her own, however when she travels to the whimsical Emerald Isle she discovers there’s more to her betrothal and McKale’s clan than she was led to believe. What starts as an obligatory pairing between Robyn and McKale morphs over […]


Review: A Mad Zombie Party by Gena Showalter

Review: A Mad Zombie Party by Gena Showalter
2 May, 2016 / 0 Comments

A Mad Zombie Party (White Rabbit Chronicles #4) by Gena Showalter My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: Purchased The battle rages on. Ali Bell and Cole Holland’s crew of zombie slayers thought they’d won the war against Anima Industries, the evil company responsible for capturing and experimenting on zombies in an effort to discover the secret to immortality. In the last epic clash, the slayers lost many of their crew and closest friends. But Frosty, the ice man himself, has not recovered from one casualty in particular—the love of his life, Kat Parker. On the path to […]


Review: Poison by Bridget Zinn

Review: Poison by Bridget Zinn
18 April, 2016 / 0 Comments

Poison by Bridget Zinn My Copy: ARC Paperback, 276 pages Publication Date: March 12, 2013 Publisher: Disney Hyperion Source: Won Sixteen-year-old Kyra, a highly-skilled potions master, is the only one who knows her kingdom is on the verge of destruction—which means she’s the only one who can save it. Faced with no other choice, Kyra decides to do what she does best: poison the kingdom’s future ruler, who also happens to be her former best friend. But, for the first time ever, her poisoned dart . . . misses. Now a fugitive instead of a hero, Kyra is caught in a game of […]


Review: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Review: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
28 March, 2016 / 0 Comments

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin My Copy: Kobo eBook Publication Date: August, 1996 Publisher: Bantam Source: Purchased 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 the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must … and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty. The old gods have no power in the south, […]