Category: Reviews

May 03
Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Reviews 3 ★★★½

Title: The Madman’s Daughter Author: Megan Shepherd Publisher:  Balzer & Bray Release Date: January 29, 2013 Pages: 420, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 3.75 stars My Rating: 3.5/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: In the darkest places, even love is deadly. Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the… Read more »


Apr 29
Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Review: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Reviews 3 ★★★★

Title: Poison Princess Author: Kresley Cole Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Release Date: October 2, 2012 Pages: 369, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.21 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole introduces The Arcana Chronicles, post-apocalyptic tales filled with riveting action, the dark mysticism of Tarot cards, and breathtaking romance. She could save… Read more »


Apr 25
Review: Pivot Point by Kasie West

Review: Pivot Point by Kasie West

Reviews 4 ★★★★½

Title: Pivot Point Author: Kasie West Publisher:  HarperTeen Release Date: February 12, 2013 Pages: 352, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.12 stars My Rating: 4.5/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier . . . Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into… Read more »


Apr 15
Review: The Secret Circle Trilogy by L.J. Smith

Review: The Secret Circle Trilogy by L.J. Smith

Random Reads, Reviews 2 ★★★★

Title: The Secret Circle Trilogy (The Initiation & The Captive Part I/The Captive Part II & The Power) Author: L.J. Smith Publisher:  Harper Teen Release Date: 2008/2009 Pages: 396/390, Paperback Goodreads Rating: 4/4.15 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: THE CIRCLE’S POWER HAS LURED HER HOME… Forced to move from sunny California to gloomy New England, Cassie longs for her old… Read more »


Apr 04
Review: Splintered (Splintered #1) by A.G. Howard

Review: Splintered (Splintered #1) by A.G. Howard

Reviews 2 ★★★★

Title: Splintered (Splintered #1) Author: A.G. Howard Publisher:  Amulet Books Release Date: January 1, 2013 Pages: 371, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.02 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed… Read more »


Apr 03
Review: The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord

Review: The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord

Reviews 2 ★★★★

Title: The Best of All Possible Worlds Author: Karen Lord Publisher:  Del Rey Release Date: February 12th, 2013 Pages: 308, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 3.8 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of… Read more »


Apr 02
Review: Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

Review: Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

Reviews 3 ★★★★

Title: Requiem (Delirium #3) Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher:  HarperCollins Children’s Books Release Date: March 5, 2013 Pages: 391, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 3.87 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: They have tried to squeeze us out, to stamp us into the past.   But we are still here.   And there are more of us every day.   Now an active member… Read more »


Mar 22
Review: Boundless (Unearthly #3)

Review: Boundless (Unearthly #3)

Reviews 2 ★★★½

Title: Boundless (Unearthly #3) Author: Cynthia Hand Publisher:  Harper Teen Release Date: January 22, 2013 Pages: 438, Hardcover Goodreads Rating: 4.2 stars My Rating: 3.5/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: 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… Read more »


Feb 18
Review: Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) by Richelle Mead

Review: Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) by Richelle Mead

Reviews 2 ★★★★

Title: Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4)  Author: Richelle Mead Publisher:  Razorbill Release Date: August 25, 2009 Pages: 503, Paperback Goodreads Rating: 4.42 stars My Rating: 4/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: Rose Hathaway’s life will never be the same. The recent attack on St. Vladimir’s Academy devastated the entire Moroi world. Many are dead. And, for the few victims carried off by Strigoi, their… Read more »