Category: Book review

Dark Triumph (His Fair Assas..

Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin #2) by Robin LaFevers

  Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin #2) by Robin LaFevers Release Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 385 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Hardcover Rating:  5 Stars Description:  When Sybella arrived at the doorstep of St Mortain half mad with grief and despair the convent were only too happy […]

April 8, 2014
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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bar..

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

  Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Release Date: June 5, 2012  Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.  358 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Paperback Rating:  5 Stars               Description: The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly […]

April 6, 2014
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The Hit by Melvin Burgess

The Hit by Melvin Burgess

  The Hit by Melvin Burgess Release Date: February 25, 2014 Publisher: Chicken House 304 Pages Received: NetGalley ARC Format: E-ARC Rating:  3.5 Stars               Description: Live the ultimate high. Pay the ultimate price. The shocking return to YA by the author of SMACK.   A new drug is […]

March 10, 2014
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Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellio..

Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellion #1) by Aimee Carter

  Pawn (Blackcoat Rebellion #1) by Aimee Carter Release Date: November 26, 2013 Publisher: Harlequin TEEN 343 Pages Received: Gift  Format: Hardcover Rating:  3.5 Stars Description: YOU CAN BE A VII IF YOU GIVE EVERYTHING. For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, […]

February 20, 2014
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Miss Peregrine’s Home ..

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Children #1) by Ransom Riggs Release Date: June 7, 2011 Publisher: Quirk Books 352 Pages Received: Used from Goodwill  Format: Hardcover, no dust jacket (it kills me that it’s missing, trust me). Rating:  5 Stars!           Description:  A mysterious island. An abandoned […]

February 9, 2014
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Defiance by CJ Redwine

Defiance by CJ Redwine

  Defiance (Courier’s Daughter Trilogy #1) by C.J. Redwine Release Date: August 28, 2012 Publisher: Balzer + Bray  403 Pages Received: Bought from Book Outlet Format: Paperback Rating:  4 Stars Description:  Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret. While other girls sew dresses, host […]

February 8, 2014
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Scintillate (The Light Key T..

Scintillate (The Light Key Trilogy #1) by Tracy Clark

  Scintillate (The Light Key Trilogy #1) by Tracy Clark Release Date: February 4, 2014 Publisher: Entangled Teen 304 Pages Received: NetGalley E-ARC Format: E-Book Rating:  3.5 Stars           Description: A mighty flame follows a tiny spark. Cora Sandoval’s mother disappeared when she was five and they were living in Ireland. […]

February 5, 2014
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Ophelia and the Marvelous Bo..

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

  Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee Release Date: January 28, 2014 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers 240 Pages Received: ARC from Publisher Format: Paperback ARC Rating: 3.5 Stars             Description: Unlikely heroine Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard doesn’t believe in anything that can’t be proven by science. She […]

February 2, 2014
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Defy by Sara B. Larson

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 […]

January 28, 2014
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Avalon by Mindee Arnett

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
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