Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Reading Red Queen was like receiving sour candy when you were expecting some glorious sugary sweets. I just felt so much disappointment after turning the last page, since I was expecting a fresh new story out of this one. This book had so much potential, but after a few chapters of reading, I got this sense […]

ARC Review: The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, DystopiaRelease Date:  September 1st 2014Publisher: HarperTeenCheck out on GOODREADS The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in […]

DNF Roundup: The Secret Diamond Sisters and Sing Sweet Nightingale

***These are very mini reviews to books I DNFed recently.*** Rating: DNF Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Release Date: February 25th 2014 Publishing House: Harlequin Teen Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY Savannah. Courtney. Peyton. The three sisters grew up not knowing their father and not quite catching a break. But […]

Review: Fake ID by Lamar Giles

Rating: 2/5 Genres: Young Adult, Action, Mystery, Contemporary Release Date: January 21, 2014 Publisher: Harpercollins Number of pages: 320 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Buy on AMAZON | THE BOOK DEPOSITORY Nick Pearson is hiding in plain sight… My name isn’t really Nick Pearson. I shouldn’t tell you where I’m from or […]

ARC Review: Avalon (Avalon #1) by Mindee Arnett

Rating: 3 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Action, Romance Release Date: January 21, 2014 Publisher: Balzer & Bray Number of pages: 432 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Check out on GOODREADS Pre-order on AMAZON A ragtag group of teenage mercenaries who crew the spaceship Avalon stumble upon a conspiracy that could threaten the entire […]

Review: The 100 (The Hundred #1) by Kass Morgan

Rating: 1/5 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Dystopia, Post-Apocalyptic, Romance Series title: The Hundred Release date: September 3, 13 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Number of pages: 277 Check out on GOODREADS Check out on AMAZON Check out on THE BOOK DEPOSITORY In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above […]

ARC Review: The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood and Co. #1) by Jonathan Stroud

Rating: 5 / 5 Title: The Screaming Staircase Series: Lockwood and Co. Author: Jonathan Stroud Genres: Middle Grade, Mystery, Horror, Adventure Release Date: September 17, ’13 from Disney Hyperion Number of pages: 400 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon Hauntings are our business . . . Ghosts crowd the streets and houses of London. […]

ARC Review: Engines of the Broken World by Jason Vanhee

Rating: 4.5 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Horror, Apocalyptic, Mystery Author: Jason Vanhee Release Date: November 5, 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Number of pages: 272 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon Merciful Truth and her brother, Gospel, have just pulled their dead mother into the kitchen and stowed her under the table. […]

ARC Review: The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Rating: 2 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Action, Mystery Release Date: November 5, 2013 by Disney-Hyperion Number of pages: 304 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together the tiniest details, she can tell you who you are and what you want. But it’s not a […]