Month: January 2014

YA Review: Defy by Sara B. L..

YA Review: Defy by Sara B. Larson

Defy by Sara B. Larson Release Date: January 7, 2014 Publisher: Scholastic Press 336 Pages Received: NetGalley E-ARC  Format: Ebook Rating:  3 Stars *May contain spoilers* Description: Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king’s army, Alex uses her quick wit and fierce sword-fighting skills to earn a spot […]

January 28, 2014

YA Review: Avalon by Mindee ..

YA Review: Avalon by Mindee Arnett

Avalon by Mindee Arnett Release Date: January 21, 2014  Publisher: Balzer + Bray 432 Pages Received: ARC Copy from Publisher Format: Paperback ARC Rating:  3 1/2 Stars Description: Of the various star systems that make up the Confederation, most lie thousands of light-years from First Earth-and out here, no one is free. The agencies that govern […]

January 25, 2014

YA Review: Article 5 (Articl..

YA Review: Article 5 (Article 5 #1) by Kristen Simmons

Article 5 (Article 5 #1) By Kristen Simmons Release Date: January 31, 2012 Publisher: Tor Teen 362 Pages Received: Library copy Format: Hardcover  Rating: Description: The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes. There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there […]

January 7, 2014

YA Review: The Fault In Our ..

YA Review: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Release Date: January 10, 2012 Publisher: Dutton Books 313 Pages Received: Signed copy in Limited Edition box set from Amazon (sadly no Hankler Fish or Yetis) Format: Hardcover  Rating: Description: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but […]

January 6, 2014