Five Stars for Last Escape by Pauline Creeden

Last Escape by Pauline Creeden Publication: July 18th 2018 Category: YA Genre: Dystopian, Fantasy Source: ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Who’s afraid of the big bad Wolf? Not Scarlet. Crystal City has a solution to its overpopulation problem. They have enacted “the purge.” No one quite understands what that means, but most residents don’t care—it doesn’t affect them. Unfortunately, the purge hits too close to home for Scarlet Roma. {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black

Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black Publication: August 7th 2018 by Tor Teen Category: YA Genre: Historical Romance, Mystery Source: ARC provided by publisher in exchange for honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Valentine has spent years trying to outrun her mother’s legacy. But small towns have long memories, and when a new string of murders occurs, all signs point to the daughter of a murderer. Only one person believes Valentine is innocent—Rowan Blackshaw, the {Read More}

Five Stars for Water of Souls by Eli Constant!

Water of Souls by Eli Constant Publication: July 12th 2018 by Eli Constant Books Category: Adult Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: ARC My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Winter is supposed to be beautiful. Snowball fights. Hot chocolate by a fire. Brightly-packaged presents. It’s definitely not supposed to be about frozen bodies, serial killers, and boyfriends with secrets. Victoria and Kyle are in the midst of a still-blossoming relationship, but she hasn’t told him the truth about herself yet. She’s {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Dive Smack by Demetra Brodsky

Dive Smack by Demetra Brodsky Publication: June 19th 2018 by Tor Teen Category: YA Genre: Psychological Thriller Source: ARC provided by publisher in exchange for honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Theo Mackey only remembers one thing for certain about the fire that destroyed his home: he lit the match. Sure, it was an accident. But the blaze killed his mom and set his dad on a path to self-destruction. Everything else about that fateful night is {Read More}

Five Stars! Confessions of an Organ Donor by Shannon McCrimmon

Confessions of an Organ Donor by Shannon McCrimmon Publication: June 21st 2018 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Coming of Age Source: ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog The last time Trip Wentworth saw the inside of a public school he was six-years-old. Sadly, he’s spent the last twelve years with a private tutor, living the life of a recluse. He wants to fit in, but it’s not easy being the only {Read More}

Release Day Review! Garden of Lilies by Eli Constant

Garden of Lilies by Eli Constant Publication: June 14th 2018 by Eli Constant Books Category: Adult Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: ARC My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog ‘A lonely girl in a necromancy-hating world trying to avoid a good-old fashioned stake burning whilst also avoiding her sexy fae stalker? Just a walk in the park for funeral director and closet ghost magnet, Victoria Cage.’ Surviving the near-genocide of her kind, Victoria Cage is one of the world’s few remaining {Read More}

Release Day Review! One Thousand Tears by Pauline Creeden

One Thousand Tears by Pauline Creeden Publication: June 13th 2018 by Evershade Publishing Category: YA Genre: Dystopian, Fantasy Source: ARC provided by author in exchange for honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Among mermaids and humans, cruelty has many faces. One secret Adelaide has kept for as long as she can remember—her love for Jonas. She is the daughter of the clan’s elder; he is a bottom feeder. As Mer, they can never be together. But as {Read More}

Five Disturbed Stars for Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier

Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier Publication: June 12th 2018 by Minotaur Books Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Psychological Thriller Source: NetGalley My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog This is the story of three best friends: one who was murdered, one who went to prison, and one who’s been searching for the truth all these years . . . When she was sixteen years old, Angela Wong—one of the most popular girls in school—disappeared without a trace. Nobody ever suspected {Read More}

Review: Midway (The Harvesting #1.5) by Melanie Karsak

Midway by Melanie Karsak Series: A Harvesting Series Novella #1.5 Publication date: November 2014 Category: Adult Genre: Horror, Post-apocalyptic, Zombies Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Grab your copy for 99 cents! Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for the beginning of the end. Carnie. Ride jockey. Roustabout. White trash. Tilt girl. Gypsy. Cricket has been called a lot of things, but she never thought survivor of the zombie apocalypse would {Read More}

Book Review: The Devil Made Me Do It by Shawna Romkey

The Devil Made Me Do It by Shawna Romkey Series: Speak of the Devil #2 Publication date: July 1st 2014 by Crescent Moon Press Category: YA Genre: Paranormal Source: Received from author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Book Two in the Speak of the Devil series The demons strike back! Lily is working with the angels to stifle the last of the demon outbreaks and to figure out how to stop the {Read More}

Book Review: The Prank List by Anna Staniszewski

The Prank List by Anna Staniszewski Series: The Dirt Diary #2 Publication date: July 1st 2014 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Category: Middle Grade (10 – 14) Genre: Contemporary Source: eARC from NetGalley My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Rachel never thought she’d fight for the right to clean toilets, but she has to save her mom’s business. Nothing can distract her from her mission – except maybe Whit, the cute new guy in cooking class. Then she discovers something about {Read More}

Release Day Review: Five Ways to Fall by K.A. Tucker

Five Ways to Fall by K.A. Tucker Series: Ten Tiny Breaths #4 Publication: June 24th 2014 by Atria Books Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance Source: Publisher/NetGalley My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Purple-haired, sharp-tongued Reese MacKay knows all about making the wrong choice; she’s made plenty of them in her twenty-odd-years. So when her impulsive, short-lived marriage ends in heartbreak, she decides it’s time for a change. She moves to Miami with the intention of hitting reset on her {Read More}

Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt Publication date: May 27th 2014 by Wendy Lamb Books Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Source: Publisher/NetGalley My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Nell knows a secret about her perfect, beautiful sister Layla. If she tells, it could blow their world apart. When Nell and Layla were little, Nell used to call them Nellaya. Because to Nell, there was no difference between where she started and her adored big sister ended. They’re a unit; {Read More}