Posts Categorized: Poppy

Review: Belles by Jen Calonita

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

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 known, and, unfortunately, inserting her into the glamorous lifestyle of Emerald Cove doesn’t go so well. Her cousin Mirabelle Monroe isn’t thrilled to share her life with an outsider, and, in addition to dealing with all the rumors and backstabbing… Read more »

Review: The Magnolia League by Katie Crouch

2011, first in a series, Katie Crouch, Poppy, review, young adult 4 Comments

The Magnolia League by Katie CrouchPublisher: PoppyRelease Date: May 3, 2011Source: Finished copy from publisher for honest reviewPurchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from GoodReads:After the death of her free-spirited mother, sixteen-year-old Alex Lee must leave her home in northern California to live with her wealthy grandmother in Savannah, Georgia. By birth, Alex is a rightful, if unwilling, member of the Magnolia League, Savannah’s long-standing debutante society. She quickly discovers that the Magnolias have made a pact with a legendary hoodoo family, the Buzzards. The Magnolias enjoy youth, beauty and power. But at what price? As in her popular adult… Read more »