Posts Categorized: Bloomsbury

Review: After Obsession by Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel

Bloomsbury, Carie Jones, review, Steven E Wedel 1 Comment

18 January
Review: After Obsession by Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel

After Obsession by Carrie JonesSteven E. Wedel Published by Bloomsbury USA on 2011-09-13 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Native American, Paranormal, People & Places, United States, Young Adult Pages: 320 Format: Hardcover Source: Bought Goodreads Aimee and Alan have secrets. Both teens have unusual pasts and abilities they prefer to keep hidden. But when they meet each other, in a cold Maine town, they can’t stop their secrets from spilling out. Strange things have been happening lately, and they both feel that something-or someone- is haunting them. They’re wrong. Despite their unusual history and powers, it’s neither Aimee… Read more »

Early Review: Unbreak My Heart by Melissa C. Walker (eARC)

2012, Bloomsbury, Melissa C. Walker, review, stand alone, young adult 1 Comment

Unbreak My Heart by Melissa C. Walker Publisher: Bloomsbury USA ChildrensRelease date: May 22, 2012Source: Publisher via NetgalleyPurchase: Book Depository Sophomore year broke Clementine Williams’ heart. She fell for her best friend’s boyfriend and long story short: he’s excused, but Clem is vilified and she heads into summer with zero social life. Enter her parents’ plan to spend the summer on their sailboat. Normally the idea of being stuck on a tiny boat with her parents and little sister would make Clem break out in hives, but floating away sounds pretty good right now. Then she meets James at one… Read more »

Review: Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt

2011, Bloomsbury, Lindsey Leavitt, review, stand alone, young adult 1 Comment

Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey LeavittPublisher: BloomsburyRelease date: March 1, 2011Source: Won in giveawayFormat: Hardcover, 288 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from GoodReads:According to her guidance counselor, fifteen-year-old Payton Gritas needs a focus object-an item to concentrate her emotions on. It’s supposed to be something inanimate, but Payton decides to use the thing she stares at during class: Sean Griswold’s head. They’ve been linked since third grade (Griswold-Gritas-it’s an alphabetical order thing), but she’s never really known him. The focus object is intended to help Payton deal with her father’s newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis. And it’s working. With the help of… Read more »

Need by Carrie Jones

Bloomsbury, Carrie Jones, first in a series, review, young adult 3 Comments

Need by Carrie JonesPublished by: BloomsburyReleased: December 28, 2008Source: BoughtRating: 3/5Cover: 3/5From GoodReads:Zara White suspects there’s a freaky guy semi-stalking her. She’s also obsessed with phobias. And it’s true, she hasn’t exactly been herself since her stepfather died. But exiling her to shivery Maine to live with her grandmother? That seems a bit extreme. The move is supposed to help her stay sane…but Zara’s pretty sure her mom just can’t deal with her right now. She couldn’t be more wrong. Turns out the semi-stalker is not a figment of Zara’s overactive imagination. In fact, he’s still following her, leaving behind… Read more »