Review & Giveaway! Forever Emeline by Katie M. John

Forever Emeline by Katie M. John Series: Havenwood Falls High Publication: April 6th 2018 by Ang’dora Productions Category: YA Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Source: Won in a giveaway My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Welcome to Havenwood Falls, a small town in the majestic mountains of Colorado. A town where legacies began centuries ago, bloodlines run deep, and dark secrets abound. A town where nobody is what you think, where truths pose as lies, and where myths blend with {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Risen by Cole Gibsen

Risen by Cole Gibsen Publication: March 27th 2018 by Entangled Teen Category: YA Genre: Paranormal, Romance My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Fans of Vampire Diaries and Twilight will be thirsting for this latest vampire addiction… My aunt has been kidnapped by vampires, and it’s up to me to save her. Only…I had no idea vampires existed. None. Nada. I’m more of a reader than a fighter, and even though I’d been wishing to escape my boring existence in {Read More}

Book Review! The Book of Secrets by Melissa McShane

The Book of Secrets by Melissa McShane Series: The Last Oracle #1 Publication: February 20th 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press Category: YA Genre: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Source: Publisher My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Helena Davies just wants a job that will get her out of her parents’ basement. Abernathy’s Bookstore is disorganized, out of the way, and smells funny, but it pays well and promises to at least be interesting. She has no idea how interesting her life {Read More}

Five Star Review! Crazy House by James Patterson

Crazy House by James Patterson & Gabrielle Charbonnet Publication: May 22nd 2017 by Hachette Book Group Category: YA Genre: Dystopian, Thriller Source: Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog No one gets out alive. Seventeen-year-old Becca Greenfield was snatched from her home and thrown without reazon into a hellish prison known as the Crazy House. To avoid execution, she’s told to shut her mouth and keep her head down. Becca was never really good at either. Her only hope {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy

Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy Publication: January 2nd 2018 by Entangled Teen Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Suspense My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Beautiful. Perfect. Dead. In the peaceful seaside town of Cape Bonita, wicked secrets and lies are hidden just beneath the surface. But all it takes is one tragedy for them to be exposed. The most popular girls in school are turning up dead, and Penelope Malone is terrified she’s next. All the victims so far {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers & Nat Cassidy

Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers & Nat Cassidy Publication: November 7th 2017 by Tor Books Category: Adult Genre: Science Fiction My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Steal the Stars, a debut novel by Nat Cassidy, is based on the debut science fiction podcast from Tor Labs. Dakota “Dak” Prentiss guards the biggest secret in the world. They call it “Moss.” It’s your standard grey alien from innumerable abduction stories. It still sits at the controls of the spaceship {Read More}

Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan Series: The Forest of Hands and Teeth #1 Publication: July 2009 Category: YA Genre: Horror, Zombies Source: Public Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog In Mary’s world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands {Read More}

Review: 5 Stars for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Publication: February 28th 2017 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Coming-of-Age, Realistic Fiction Source: Public Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. {Read More}

Review: Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry

Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry Series: Dead of Night #1 Publication: October 25th 2011 by St. Martin’s Griffin Category: Adult Genre: Horror, Zombies Source: Public Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog A prison doctor injects a condemned serial killer with a formula designed to keep his consciousness awake while his body rots in the grave. But all drugs have unforeseen side-effects. Before he could be buried, the killer wakes up. Hungry. Infected. Contagious. This is the way {Read More}

Review: Clean by Amy Reed

Clean by Amy Reed Publication: May 8th, 2012 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Mental Health Source: Public Library My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog You’re probably wondering how I ended up here. I’m still wondering the same thing. Olivia, Kelly, Christopher, Jason, and Eva have one thing in common: They’re addicts. Addicts who have hit rock bottom and been stuck together in rehab to face their problems, face sobriety, and face themselves. None of them wants to be there. None {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! The Fourth Piece by E. Ardell

The Fourth Piece by E. Ardell Series: Order’s Last Play #1 Publication: July 8th 2016 Category: YA Genre: Science Fiction My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Admitting what you are will end everything you know. Embracing who you are will start a war… Life is great when you’re good-looking and popular…so long as no one knows you’re a vulatto. Being half-alien gets you labeled “loser” quicker than being a full vader. So it’s a good thing Devon, Lyle, and {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Race Girl by Leigh Hutton

Race Girl by Leigh Hutton Publication: April 3rd 2016 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Romance My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Fresh on the heels of Michelle Payne’s historic Melbourne Cup win, comes a blockbuster Australian story about a Queensland girl and the ‘race that stops a nation’ . . . Tully Athens has always dreamed of following in the footsteps of her hero Michelle Payne. Of living up to the Athens name and becoming the third generation of women {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Undead Ultra by Camille Picott

Undead Ultra by Camille Picott Publication: April 7th 2016 Category: Adult Genre: Post-apocalyptic, Zombies My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Undead: a reanimated corpse with a craving for human flesh. Ultramarathon: any footrace longer than a traditional marathon (26.2 miles). For ultrarunners Kate and Frederico, a typical Saturday morning is spent pounding out a twenty- to thirty-mile “fun run.” It’s during one of their runs that an insidious illness descends upon northern California, turning humans into flesh-shredding zombies. When {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! The Hustle by Elizabeth Roderick

The Hustle by Elizabeth Roderick Publication: May 31st 2016 by Limitless Publishing Category: New Adult Genre: Romance, Thriller, LGBTQ+ My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Liria is nineteen, homeless, and addicted to heroin… She’s also determined to not end up dead—like her mother. But every time she tries to get clean, on her feet, and back on the employment train, everything falls apart. This time is different. This time, she knows there are only two choices—recovery or death. Once {Read More}