Posts Categorized: first in a series

Review: Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon #1) by Anna Banks

Review: Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon #1) by Anna Banks

September 6, 2012 2012, Anna Banks, Feiwel and Friends, first in a series, paranormal romance, review, young adult 10

Of Poseidon by Anna BanksPublisher: Feiwel & FriendsRelease date: May 22, 2012Source: LibrarySeries: Of Poseidon #1Rating: FOUR STARS I hadn’t really heard much about this book before I read it, nor had I sought out any reviews. I don’t think I’d even read the flap until I was a few chapters in, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect… Read more »

Review: Grave Witch (Alex Craft #1) by Kalayna Price

Review: Grave Witch (Alex Craft #1) by Kalayna Price

August 31, 2012 2010, adult, first in a series, Kalayna Price, paranormal romance, review, RoC 0

Grave Witch by Kalayna PricePublisher: RoCRelease date: October 5, 2010Source: PurchasedSeries: Alex Craft #1Rating: Four stars! I haven’t been reading books like this since I started blogging, mainly because they take me a little more time to finish than young adult books do. But I’ve decided I’m going to go back to reading these as well, because I’ve always enjoyed… Read more »

Review: Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne

Review: Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne

August 29, 2012 2012, Emmy Laybourne, Feiwel and Friends, first in a series, post apocalyptic, review, young adult 1

Monument 14 by Emmy LaybournePublisher: Feiwel & FriendsRelease date: June 5, 2012Source: LibrarySeries: Monument 14#1 So I have kind of a funny story that goes along with this book. I checked it out from the library on July 20, day 1 of my ten day vacation from work. It’s a hot and humid day, and because of the humidity I… Read more »

Review: Flirting in Italian by Lauren Henderson

Review: Flirting in Italian by Lauren Henderson

July 9, 2012 2012, contemporary, Delacorte Books, first in a series, Lauren Henderson, review, young adult 4

Flirting in Italian by Lauren HendersonPublisher: Delacorte BooksRelease date: June 12, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Flirting in Italian #1 I could not put this book down. I was in love with Flirting in Italian.Years ago I took a People to People student ambassador trip to three European countries, and Italy was one of them. This book makes me want to go back… Read more »

Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

June 4, 2012 2012, first in a series, historical fiction, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, review, Robin LeFevers, young adult 3

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFeversPublisher: Houghton Mifflin HarcourtRelease date: April 3, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: His Fair Assassin #1 Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god… Read more »

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

May 21, 2012 2012, Barry Lyga, first in a series, Little Brown and Co, review, young adult 1

I Hunt Killers by Barry LygaPublisher: Little, Brown & CoRelease date: April 3, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Jasper Dent #1 What if the world’s worst serial killer…was your dad? Jasper (Jazz) Dent is a likable teenager. A charmer, one might say. But he’s also the son of the world’s most infamous serial killer, and for Dear Old Dad, Take Your Son to… Read more »

Review: Partials by Dan Wells

Review: Partials by Dan Wells

April 22, 2012 Balzer and Bray, Dan Wells, first in a series, review, young adult 1

Partials by Dan WellsPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease date: February 28, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Partials #1 Humanity is all but extinguished after a war with partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the world’s population. Reduced to only tens of thousands by a weaponized virus to which only a fraction of humanity is immune, the survivors in North America have huddled together… Read more »

Review: Belles by Jen Calonita

Review: Belles by Jen Calonita

April 15, 2012 2012, first in a series, Jen Calonita, Poppy, review, young adult 1

Belles by Jen CalonitaPublisher: PoppyRelease date: April 10, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Belles #1 Fifteen-year-old Isabelle Scott loves her life by the boardwalk on the supposed wrong side of the tracks in North Carolina. But when tragedy strikes, a social worker sends her to live with a long-lost uncle and his preppy privileged family. Isabelle is taken away from everything she’s ever… Read more »

Review: The Fame Game by Lauren Conrad

Review: The Fame Game by Lauren Conrad

April 8, 2012 2012, first in a series, Harper Teen, Lauren Conrad, review, young adult 2

Book title and author namePublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: April 3, 2012Source: Finished copy for review from publisherSeries: The Fame Game #1 In Hollywood, fame can be found on every corner and behind any door. You just have to know where to look for it. Nineteen-year-old Madison Parker made a name for herself as best frenemy of nice-girl-next-door Jane Roberts on… Read more »

Early Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass (ARC)

Early Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass (ARC)

February 29, 2012 2012, first in a series, Harper Teen, Kiera Cass, review, young adult 4

The Selection by Kiera CassPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: April 24, 2012Source: Publisher for an honest reviewSeries: The Selection #1Purchase: Book Depository For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in… Read more »