Best of the Bunch is a book blog hop hosted over at Always Lost in Stories on the last day of each month, where we can look back over the books we have read over this past month and give a Best of the Bunch award to our favorite book of that month.
With the holidays, I didn’t get quite as much read this month, but I still read a few fantastic books!
This month I reviewed the following books:
- Endless Knight by Kresley Cole | Review | Rating 4/5
- Chasing the Star Garden by Melanie Karsak | Review | Rating 5/5
- Pawn by Aimee Carter | Review | Rating 4.5/5
- Spirit by Brigid Kemmerer | Review | Rating 5/5
- Breathless by Brigid Kemmerer | Review | Rating 5/5
- Secret by Brigid Kemmerer | Review | Rating 4.5/5
- Game by Anders de la Motte | Review | Rating 4/5
- Athena’s Daughter by Juli Page Morgan | Review | Rating 4/5
- The Prophecy by Erin Albert | Review | Rating 5/5
- All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill | Review | Rating 5/5
Once again, my favorite book of the month was the last one I reviewed. There were actually a few really close runner-ups this month, though. (see below) But I had to go with All Our Yesterdays in the end because this book was just so unique and emotionally compelling.
Only Em can complete the final instruction. She’s tried everything to prevent the creation of a time machine that will tear the world apart. She holds the proof: a list she has never seen before, written in her own hand. Each failed attempt in the past has led her to the same terrible present—imprisoned and tortured by a sadistic man called the doctor while war rages outside.
Marina has loved her best friend James since the day he moved next door when they were children. A gorgeous, introverted science prodigy from one of America’s most famous families, James finally seems to be seeing Marina in a new way, too. But on one disastrous night, James’s life crumbles apart, and with it, Marina’s hopes for their future. Now someone is trying to kill him. Marina will protect James, no matter what. Even if it means opening her eyes to a truth so terrible that she may not survive it. At least not as the girl she once was.
All Our Yesterdays is a wrenching, brilliantly plotted story of fierce love, unthinkable sacrifice, and the infinite implications of our every choice.