Posts Categorized: Little Brown and Co

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

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

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 Work Day was year-round. Jazz has witnessed crime scenes the way cops wish they could–from the criminal’s point of view. And now bodies are piling up in Lobo’s Nod. In an effort to clear his name, Jazz joins the police… Read more »

Review: 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad

2012, Johan Harstad, Little Brown and Co, review, stand alone, young adult 2 Comments

172 Hours on the Moon by Johan HarstadPublisher: Little, Brown Release date: April 17, 2012Source: Purchased It’s been decades since anyone set foot on the moon. Now three ordinary teenagers, the winners of NASA’s unprecedented, worldwide lottery, are about to become the first young people in space–and change their lives forever.Mia, from Norway, hopes this will be her punk band’s ticket to fame and fortune.Midori believes it’s her way out of her restrained life in Japan.Antoine, from France, just wants to get as far away from his ex-girlfriend as possible.It’s the opportunity of a lifetime, but little do the teenagers… Read more »

Review: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

2011, around the world tours, first in a series, Laini Taylor, Little Brown and Co, review, young adult 3 Comments

Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini TaylorPublisher: Little, Brown, & CompanyRelease date: September 27, 2011Source: Around the World ToursFormat: Hardback, 432 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war.Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be… Read more »