Category: Reviews

Review: The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord

Review: The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord

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 their adopted world, to whom they are distantly related. They wish to preserve their cherished way of life but come […]

Posted April 3, 2013 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

Review: Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver

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 of the resistance, Lena has been transformed. The nascent rebellion that was under way in Pandemonium has ignited into an […]

Posted April 2, 2013 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Boundless (Unearthly #3)

Review: Boundless (Unearthly #3)

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 one thing she can no longer deny is that she was never meant to live a normal life.   Since […]

Posted March 22, 2013 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) by Richelle Mead

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

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 fates are even worse. A rare tattoo now adorns Rose’s neck, a mark that says she’s killed far too many […]

Posted February 18, 2013 in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: UnWholly (Unwind Trilogy #2) by Neal Shusterman

Review: UnWholly (Unwind Trilogy #2) by Neal Shusterman

  As the summary says, this is a sequel to the 2007 book, Unwind. If you haven’t read Unwind, run now to your nearest bookstore and see what you’ve been missing.  It was an amazing book that Neal Shusterman originally planned as a stand-alone.  But, here we are, five years later, and he decided that there was more to the story that needed to be told.  All I can say is thank you, thank you, […]

Posted February 17, 2013 in All-Time Favorites, Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) by Richelle Mead

Review: Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) by Richelle Mead

Title: Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3)  Author: Richelle Mead Publisher:  Razorbill Release Date: November 13, 2008 Pages: 443, Paperback Goodreads Rating: 4.44 stars My Rating: 5/5 stars Summary from Goodreads: It’s springtime at St. Vladimir’s Academy, and Rose Hathaway is this close to graduation. Since making her first Strigoi kills, Rose hasn’t been feeling quite right. She’s having dark thoughts, behaving erratically, and worst of all… might be seeing ghosts.As Rose questions her sanity, new complications arise. Lissa has begun experimenting with […]

Posted February 16, 2013 in Reviews / 4 Comments