Posts Categorized: around the world tours

Review: Fever by Lauren DeStefano

2012, around the world tours, Lauren DeStefano, review, second in a series, Simon and Schuster, young adult 1 Comment

Fever by Lauren DeStefanoPublisher: Simon and SchusterRelease date: February 21, 2012Source: Around the World ToursSeries: The Chemical Garden #2Purchase: Book Depository Running away brings Rhine and Gabriel right into a trap, in the form of a twisted carnival whose ringmistress keeps watch over a menagerie of girls. Just as Rhine uncovers what plans await her, her fortune turns again. With Gabriel at her side, Rhine travels through an environment as grim as the one she left a year ago – surroundings that mirror her own feelings of fear and hopelessness. The two are determined to get to Manhattan, to relative… Read more »

Review: A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink

2012, around the world tours, Dial Books, first in a series, Michelle Zink, review, young adult 0 Comments

A Temptation of Angels by Michelle ZinkPublisher: Dial BooksRelease date: March 20, 2012Source: Around the World ToursPurchase: Book Depository Even angels make mistakes in this page-turning epic romance… When her parents are murdered before her eyes, sixteen-year-old Helen Cartwright finds herself launched into an underground London where a mysterious organization called the Dictata controls the balance of good and evil. Helen learns that she is one of three remaining angelic descendants charged with protecting the world’s past, present, and future. Unbeknownst to her, she has been trained her whole life to accept this responsibility. Now, as she finds herself torn… Read more »

Review: The Alchemy of Forever by Avery Williams

2012, around the world tours, Avery Williams, first in a series, review, Simon and Schuster, young adult 3 Comments

The Alchemy of Forever by Avery WilliamsPublisher: Simon & SchusterRelease date: January 3, 2012Source: Around the World ToursSeries: Incarnation #1Purchase: Book Depository People say ‘love never dies’… but love might be the death of Seraphina. Seraphina has been alive since the Middle Ages, when her boyfriend, Cyrus, managed to perfect a method of alchemy that lets them swap bodies with any human being. Sera ran away from Cyrus years ago, when she realized that what they were doing—taking the lives of innocent people—was wrong. She doesn’t want to die, so she finds young people who are on the brink of… Read more »

Review: A Touch Morbid by Leah Clifford

2012, around the world tours, Greenwillow, Leah Clifford, review, second in a series, young adult 2 Comments

A Touch Morbid by Leah CliffordPublisher: Greenwillow BooksRelease date: February 28, 2012Source: Around the World ToursSeries: A Touch Trilogy #2Purchase: Book Depository Eden won the battle-she saved her true love from the darkest evil. But the war has only just begun. With secrets swirling around her, powerful allies unraveling, and life-and death-as she knows it eroding, Eden and those she loves tread dangerous ground. Can she trust anyone? Will her unearthly powers be her salvation or her downfall? A sweeping, dark, and sexy paranormal romance that will haunt readers with an inventive mythology and a cinematic New York City filled… Read more »

Review: Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer

2012, Andrea Cremer, around the world tours, Philomel, review, third in a series, young adult 3 Comments

Bloodrose by Andrea CremerPublisher: PhilomelRelease date: January 3, 2012Source: Around the World ToursSeries: Nightshade #3 (Final)Purchase: Book Depository The Ultimate Sacrifice. Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there’s more at stake than fighting. There’s saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay’s wrath. There’s keeping Ansel safe, even if he’s been branded a traitor. There’s proving herself as the pack’s alpha, facing unnamable horrors, and ridding the world of the Keepers’ magic once and for all. And then there’s deciding what to do when the war ends. If Calla makes it out alive,… Read more »

Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

2012, around the world tours, first in a series, HarperCollins, review, Veronica Rossi, young adult 9 Comments

Under the Never Sky by Veronica RossiPublisher: HarperCollinsRelease date: January 3, 2012Source: Around the World ToursPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Aria is a teenager in the enclosed city of Reverie. Like all Dwellers, she spends her time with friends in virtual environments, called Realms, accessed through an eyepiece called a Smarteye. Aria enjoys the Realms and the easy life in Reverie. When she is forced out of the pod for a crime she did not commit, she believes her death is imminent. The outside world is known as The Death Shop, with danger in every direction. As an Outsider, Perry has… Read more »

Review: Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

2012, around the world tours, Cynthia Hand, Harper Teen, review, second in a series, young adult 3 Comments

Hallowed by Cynthia HandPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: January 17, 2012Format: ARC (subject to changes)Source: Around the World ToursSeries: Unearthly #2Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:For months part-angel Clara Gardner trained to face the raging forest fire from her visions and rescue the alluring and mysterious Christian Prescott from the blaze. But nothing could prepare her for the fateful decisions she would be forced to make that day, or the startling revelation that her purpose—the task she was put on earth to accomplish—is not as straightforward as she thought. Now, torn between her increasingly complicated feelings for Christian and her love… Read more »

Review: The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn Weingarten

2011, around the world tours, Harper Teen, Lynn Weingarten, review, young adult 6 Comments

The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn WeingartenPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: December 27, 2011Source: Around the World ToursPublished format: Hardcover, 352 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:When her boyfriend breaks up with her on the first day of sophomore year, Lucy has no idea how she’s going to make it through homeroom, let alone the rest of her life. Enter three stunning girls with a magical offer Lucy can’t refuse. All she has to do is get a guy to fall in love with her in the next seven days, and then…break his heart and collect one of his brokenhearted… Read more »

Review: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

2012, around the world tours, Balzer and Bray, Brodi Ashton, first in a series, review, young adult 8 Comments

Everneath by Brodi AshtonPublisher: Balzer + Bray Release date: January 3, 2012Source: Around the World ToursPublished format: Hardcover, 370 pagesSeries: Everneath #1Purchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she’s returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld… this time forever. She has six months before the Everneath comes to claim her, six months for good-byes she can’t find the words for, six months to find redemption, if it exists. Nikki longs… Read more »

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

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

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 Promise, Maine – a place known for the miraculous events that occur there. But it’s undeniable that strange things happen in Promise: everlasting sunsets; purple dandelions; flamingos in the frigid Atlantic; an elusive boy named Asher; and finally, a mysterious… Read more »