Posts Categorized: 2011 debut author challenge

Review: Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey

Review: Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey

October 15, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Amy Garvey, Harper Teen, review, stand alone, young adult 8

Cold Kiss by Amy GarveyPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: September 20, 2011Source: Publisher via NetGalleyPublished format: Hardcover, 336 pagesSeries: Stand alonePurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:When her boyfriend, Danny, is killed in a car accident, Wren can’t imagine living without him. Wild with grief, she uses the untamed powers she’s inherited to bring him back. But the Danny who returns is… Read more »

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

October 14, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, around the world tours, Razorbill, review, stand alone, Wendy Wunder, young adult 2

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy WunderPublisher: RazorbillRelease date: December 8, 2011Source: Around the World ToursPublished format: Hardcover, 336 pagesSeries: Stand-alonePurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Dry, sarcastic, sixteen-year-old Cam Cooper has spent the last seven years in and out hospitals. The last thing she wants to do in the short life she has left is move 1,500 miles away to… Read more »

Review: The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

Review: The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

October 10, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Kiki Hamilton, review, Tor Teen, young adult 3

The Faerie Ring by Kiki HamiltonPublisher: Tor TeenRelease date: September 27, 2011Source: I Read Banned Books ToursPublished format: Hardcover, 352 pagesSeries: The Faerie Ring #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Debut novelist Kiki Hamilton takes readers from the gritty slums and glittering ballrooms of Victorian London to the beguiling but menacing Otherworld of the Fey in this spellbinding tale of romance,… Read more »

Review: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Review: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

September 28, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, blog tour, first in a series, Harper Teen, Leigh Fallon, review, young adult 2

Carrier of the Mark by Leigh FallonPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: October 4, 2011Source: Publisher for an honest reviewPublished format: Paperback, 352 pagesSeries: Carrier Trilogy #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Their love was meant to be. When Megan Rosenberg moves to Ireland, everything in her life seems to fall into place. After growing up in America, she’s surprised to find herself… Read more »

Review: Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

Review: Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

September 17, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Harper Teen, Josephine Angelini, review, young adult 9

Starcrossed by Josephine AngeliniPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: May 31, 2011Source: PurchasedPublished format: Hardcover, 514 pagesSeries: Starcrossed #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:How do you defy destiny? Helen Hamilton has spent her entire sixteen years trying to hide how different she is—no easy task on an island as small and sheltered as Nantucket. And it’s getting harder. Nightmares of a desperate… Read more »

Review: Hereafter by Tara Hudson

Review: Hereafter by Tara Hudson

September 16, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Harper Teen, review, Tara Hudson, young adult 3

Hereafter by Tara HudsonPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: June 7, 2011Source: PurchasedFormat: Hardcover, 404 pagesSeries: Hereafter #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Can there truly be love after death? Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thing Amelia knows for sure is that she’s dead. With no recollection of her past life—or her actual death—she’s trapped alone in… Read more »

Review: Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz

Review: Spellbound by Cara Lynn Shultz

September 8, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Cara Lynn Shultz, first in a series, Harlequin Teen, NetGalley, review, young adult 1

Spellbound by Cara Lynn ShultzPublisher: Harlequin TeenRelease date: June 28, 2011Source: Publisher via NetGalleyFormat: Paperback, 324 pagesSeries: Spellbound #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:What’s a girl to do when meeting The One means she’s cursed to die a horrible death? Life hasn’t been easy on sixteen-year-old Emma Connor, so a new start in New York may be just the change… Read more »

Review: A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

Review: A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan

September 3, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Anna Sheehan, Candlewick, NetGalley, review, stand alone, young adult 6

A Long, Long Sleep by Anna SheehanPublisher: CandlewickRelease date: August 9, 2011Source: Publisher via NetGalleyFormat: Hardback, 352 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:It should have been a short suspended-animation sleep. But this time Rose wakes up to find her past is long gone— and her future full of peril. Rosalinda Fitzroy has been asleep for sixty-two years when she is… Read more »

Review: Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday

Review: Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday

August 20, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Gemma Halliday, Harper Teen, review, stand alone, young adult 9

Deadly Cool by Gemma HallidayPublisher: Harper Teen Release date: October 11, 2011 Source: Publisher Format: Paperback, 320 pages Series: Stand alone as far as I know Purchase: Book Depository  Summary from Goodreads:Hartley Grace Featherstone is having a very bad day. First she finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her with the president of the Herbert Hoover High School Chastity Club. Then he’s pegged as the… Read more »

Review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

August 15, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, around the world tours, first in a series, Jennifer L. Armentrout, review, Spencer Hill Press, young adult 2

Half-Blood by Jennifer L. ArmentroutPublisher: Spencer Hill PressRelease date: October 18, 2011Source: Around the World ToursFormat: ARC paperback, 281 pagesSeries: Covenant #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels… Read more »