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

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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: The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

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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 […]

ARC Review: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

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  Rating: 4 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Drama Release Date: September 17, 2013 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Number of pages: 288 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in […]

Review + Giveaway: Prep School Confidential by Kara Taylor

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Rating: 4 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery Release date: July 30, ’13 by St. Martin’s Griffin Number of pages: 304 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository In this breathtaking debut that reads like Gossip Girl crossed with Twin Peaks, a Queen Bee at a blue-blooded New England prep […]

ARC Review: The Returned by Jason Mott

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Rating: 5 /5 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Paranormal Expected Publication: August 27, 2013 by Harlequin MIRA Number of pages: 352 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Jacob was time out of sync, time more perfect than it had been. He was life the way it was supposed to be all those […]

ARC Review: Parasite (Parasitology #1) by Mira Grant (a.k.a. RUN FOR YOUR LIFE AHHH!!!)

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Rating: 4/5 Genres: Adult, Science Fiction, Horror Expected Publication: October 29th, 2013 by Orbit Number of pages: 512 Source: ARC from Netgalley Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite – a genetically engineered […]

Review: Ink (Paper Gods #1) by Amanda Sun

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Rating: 2 / 5 Genres: Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance Published June 25, 2013 by Harlequin Teen Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository On the heels of a family tragedy, the last thing Katie Greene wants to do is move halfway across the world. Stuck with her aunt in Shizuoka, Japan, Katie feels lost. Alone. […]

Review: Firefly Hollow (Firefly Hollow #1) by T.L. Haddix

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Rating: **** / 4 out of 5 Genre: Adult, Romance, Paranormal Published September 23, 2012 by Streetlight Graphics Publishing Goodreads | Amazon Owen Campbell holds himself apart from other people. Badly scarred from emotional wounds that have never healed, he doesn’t expect to find true love or happiness. He remains isolated in a prison of […]