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. […]

Review: The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

  Rating:  4 / 5 Genres: Middle Grade, Adventure, Fantasy Release date: May 14, 2013 from Harpercollins Number of pages: 488 Source: Hardcopy from Publisher Goodreads | Amazon “The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before. Some years it was two boys taken, some years two girls, sometimes one of each. But if at first […]

ARC review: The Blood of Gods (Emperor #5) by Conn Iggulden

Rating: 4/5 / 5 Genres: Adult, Action, Adventure, Historical Fiction Publication: July 2, 2013 by Delacorte Press Number of pages: 400 Source: ARC from Edelweiss Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Opening immediately after the assassination of Julius Caesar, here is a compulsively readable, stand-alone revenge tale about the pursuit of Caesar’s killers and […]

ARC Review: The Returned by Jason Mott

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 […]

Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown a.k.a. BEST BOOK EVER

Rating: ***** / 5 out of 5 Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia Expected Publication: February 18, 2014 by Del Rey, Random House Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Red Rising is the story of a society in a desolate future, riven by class conflict and shaken by the tremors of an impending revolution. […]

Review: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Rating: ***** / 5 out of 5 Genres: Adult, Magical Realism, Paranormal Published April 23, 2013 by Harper Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master-the husband who commissioned her-dies […]