Category: book review

Review & Giveaway: Fire & Flood

Review & Giveaway: Fire & Flood

Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott Release Date: February 25, 2014Publisher: ScholasticSeries: Fire & Flood #1Pages: 305Format: finished hardcover copySource: publisher A modern day thrill ride, where a teen girl and her animal companion must participate in a breathtaking race to save her brother’s life—and her own.  Tella Holloway is losing… Read more »

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Review: Unaccompanied Minor

Review: Unaccompanied Minor

Unaccompanied Minor by Hollis Gillespie Released: January 1, 2014Publisher: Merit PressPages: 256Format: hardcoverSource: publisher Fourteen-year-old April May Manning spent her life on airplanes with her flight attendant parents. When her father dies in a crash, April’s mom marries a pilot who turns out to be an abusive jerk, and gets… Read more »

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Review: The Killing Woods

Review: The Killing Woods

The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher Released: January 7, 2014Publisher: Chicken House–ScholasticPages: 359Format: finished copySource: publisher Ashlee Parker is dead, and Emily Shepherd’s dad is accused of the crime. A former soldier suffering from PTSD, he emerges from the woods carrying the girl’s broken body. “Gone,” he says, then retreats… Read more »

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Review: Side Effects May Vary

Review: Side Effects May Vary

Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy Release Date: March 18, 2014Publisher: Balzer + BrayPages: 336Format: ARCSource: publisher What if you’d been living your life as if you were dying—only to find out that you had your whole future ahead of you? When sixteen-year-old Alice is diagnosed with leukemia, her prognosis… Read more »

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Review: Psych Major Syndrome

Review: Psych Major Syndrome

Psych Major Syndrome by Alicia Thompson Released: August 11, 2009Publisher: Disney HyperionPages: 330Format: hardcover Using the skills you’ve learned so far in Introduction to Psychology, please write a brief self-assessment describing how things are going in your freshman year.Presenting Concerns: The Patient, Leigh Nolan (that would be me), has just… Read more »

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Review: Uninvited

Review: Uninvited

Uninvited by Sophie Jordan Release Date: January 28, 2014Publisher: HarperTeenSeries: Uninvited #1Pages: 384Format: ebook ARCSource: publisher The Scarlet Letter meets Minority Report in bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s chilling new novel about a teenage girl who is ostracized when her genetic test proves she’s destined to become a murderer. When Davy… Read more »

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Review: The Unbound

Review: The Unbound

The Unbound by Victoria Schwab Release Date: January 28, 2014Publisher: Disney HyperionSeries: The Archived #2Pages: 368Format: ebookSource: publisher Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures that only Librarians can read. The dead are called… Read more »

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Review: Vision of Shadows

Review: Vision of Shadows

Vision of Shadows by Vincent MorroneRelease Date: December 30, 2013Publisher: Entranced PublishingSeries: The Vision Series #1Format: ebookSource: publisher Is Bristol Blackburn about to meet the love of her life…or her killer? After the death of her parents, Bristol Blackburn’s life is thrown into chaos and she’s forced to move to Spirit,… Read more »

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Review: These Broken Stars

Review: These Broken Stars

These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Released: December 10, 2013Publisher: Disney HyperionSeries: Starbound #1Pages: 374 It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver… Read more »

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