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: 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! 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}

Review & Giveaway! The Cave by Michela Montgomery

The Cave by Michela Montgomery Series: The Wind Cave #1 Published: April 7th 2015 by Post Hill Press Category: New Adult Genre: Post-apocalyptic My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog When a nuclear war devastates the U.S., a four-day excursion quickly turns into a fight for survival in The Cave. Six Stanford students journey into one of the deepest and longest caves in North America. A day into their journey, a nuclear war begins from within the U.S. Unable to {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl by A. Giacomi

Eve Brenner: Zombie Girl by A. Giacomi Publication date: January 25th 2015 by Permuted Press Category: New Adult Genre: Paranormal, Zombies Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Eve used to be an ordinary girl, from an ordinary town, with ordinary dreams, but her dreams rapidly turn into nightmares when one grave mistake leaves her a little less than human and a lot less average. Eve’s not quite the same girl she {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Uncross the Stars by Janell Rhiannon

Uncross the Stars by Janell Rhiannon Publication date: December 15th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Romance Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Fiona Lavender is the new girl at school. She has a chip on her shoulder and a pension for poetry. Dario Martinez is the star quarterback, and the most unattainable guy on campus. Their stars cross when they are paired to study Romeo and Juliet for a senior English project. {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Dark Siren by Eden Ashley

Dark Siren by Eden Ashley Series: Dark Siren #1 Publication date: July 14th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Paranormal Romance Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog To survive, their bond must be unbreakable. When the mysterious and passionate Rhane rescues Kali from an attacker in the theater parking lot, they form an immediate, smoldering connection. But Kali doesn’t remember Rhane or anything from their past. As far as Kali knows, she’s just {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Dia of the Dead by Brit Brinson

Dia of the Dead by Brit Brinson Series: Dia of the Dead #1 Publication date: September 16th 2014 by Big Moon Press Category: YA Genre: Horror, Zombies Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Protecting Romero High from all things supernaturally spooky as Dia Muerto is a tough gig for sixteen-year-old Dia Summers, but it’s nothing compared to protecting the ones she loves from real, live—well, formerly alive—zombies. Unlike the zombies that {Read More}

Book Review: Shameless by Nina Lemay

Shameless by Nina Lemay Publication date: August 18th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary Romance Source: Ebook provided by author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Girls like me don’t get happy endings. I know what I am. At worst a cliché, at best a cautionary tale. I put an international border between me and my past, only to wind up working in a low-end titty bar. Even my excuse is as lame {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! Creatura by Nely Cab

Creatura by Nely Cab Series: Creatura #1 Publication date: August 6th 2013 by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing Category: YA Genre: Paranormal Source: Received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review. My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Isis can control her dreams. Or she could—until recently. The creature in her nightmares has been haunting her for months. As if being dumped wasn’t bad enough, now she dreads going to sleep. She decides to confront the creature {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! The Artful by Wilbert Stanton

The Artful by Wilbert Stanton Publication date: May 27th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Post-apocalyptic Source: Received a complimentary copy from the author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog New York City, 2025: Everything is changed. The city that never sleeps is now a land of death and decay. A rampant virus has taken over and the survivors have become carriers, quarantined from the rest of the world. Twist and Dodger grew up in {Read More}

Book Review: Ghosts in the Mirror by Joyce Mangola

Ghosts in the Mirror by Joyce Mangola Publication date: June 21st 2013 by Lycaon Press Category: YA Genre: Paranormal Source: Received from author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Riggs has lived his life in and out of the hospital. While the doctors are clueless as to why he lapses into comas, he is well aware of his unique ability to merge with a wandering spirit. With his own soul too {Read More}

Book Review: A Secret Life by Rachael Brownell

A Secret Life by Rachael Brownell Publication date: December 2nd 2013 Category: New Adult Genre: Romantic Suspense Source: Received from author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog “I think you and I were meant to meet. I think all of this was supposed to happen. You are my destiny.” She never thought that her life would be this complicated. Or this dangerous. Running from her past, Kat and her mom end up in {Read More}