Posts Categorized: review

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: Arise (Hereafter #2) By Tara Hudson

Review: Arise (Hereafter #2) By Tara Hudson

September 2, 2012 2012, Harper Teen, paranormal romance, review, second in a series, Tara Hudson, young adult 0

Arise by Tara HudsonPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: June 5, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Hereafter #2 I absolutely adored Hereafter. I totally meant to reread it before reading Arise, but lately with blogging I’ve felt the pressure to read quickly and not focus on rereading things. But honestly, I need to let that go. Especially since rereading books in series as a new… 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: Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn

Review: Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn

August 16, 2012 2012, contemporary, Diana Renn, review, stand alone, Viking, young adult 1

Tokyo Heist by Diana RennPublished: Viking Children’s Books (Penguin)Released: June 14, 2012Source: Purchased This was a fun read, especially while on vacation. I love Japan and almost anything to do with Japan, though I’ve never once visited. I’ve been looking forward to reading this book ever since I discovered it a couple months ago, and I was not disappointed. 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: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Review: For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

June 22, 2012 2012, Balzer and Bray, Diana Peterfreund, review, stand alone, young adult 3

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana PeterfreundPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease date: June 12, 2012Source: Purchased The only book by Jane Austen that I’ve actually read was Pride and Prejudice, after watching the A&E version with Colin Firth in fifth grade, so it was so long ago I don’t even compare anymore. With Persuasion, obviously I’ve never read the book,… Read more »

Review: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

Review: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

June 14, 2012 2012, Dial Books, Kristin Cashore, review, third in a series, young adult 2

Bitterblue by Kristin CashorePublisher: DialRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Graceling Realm I’m not gonna lie, it’s been a few years since I read either Graceling or Fire. And since I have so many books I want to read, re-reading books is no longer a priority when new sequels come out, unfortunately. Maybe if I had reread Graceling, and even… 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 »