Posts Categorized: stand alone

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: 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: Wrecked by Anna Davies

Review: Wrecked by Anna Davies

May 24, 2012 2012, Anna Davies, review, Simon and Schuster, stand alone, young adult 2

Wrecked by Anna DaviesPublisher: Simon & SchusterRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: Purchased Secrets of the sea have never been sexier than this.Ever since the death of her parents, Miranda has lived on Whym Island, taking comfort in the local folklore, which claims a mysterious sea witch controls the fate of all on the island and in its surrounding waters. Sometimes… Read more »

Review: Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame

Review: Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame

May 16, 2012 2012, Abby Grahame, review, Simon and Schuster, stand alone 3

Wentworth Hall by Abby GrahamePublisher: Simon & SchusterRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: Purchased Summary from Goodreads:The prettiest people often have the ugliest secrets… Eighteen-year-old Maggie Darlington has turned into an entirely different person. The once spirited teen is now passive and reserved. A change Lord and Lady Darlington can’t help but be grateful for.It’s 1912, and the Darlingtons of Wentworth… Read more »

Review: 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad

Review: 172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad

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

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… Read more »

Review: Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

Review: Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

April 29, 2012 2012, review, Sarah Ockler, Simon Pulse, stand alone, young adult 1

Bittersweet by Sarah OcklerPublisher: Simon PulseRelease date: January 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Standalone Once upon a time, Hudson knew exactly what her future looked like. Then a betrayal changed her life, and knocked her dreams to the ground. Now she’s a girl who doesn’t believe in second chances… a girl who stays under the radar by baking cupcakes at her mom’s diner… Read more »

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

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

March 3, 2012 2012, Bloomsbury, Melissa C. Walker, review, stand alone, young adult 1

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… Read more »

Review: Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

Review: Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

January 20, 2012 2011, Miranda Kenneally, review, Sourcebooks Fire, stand alone, young adult 8

Catching Jordan by Miranda KenneallyPublisher: Sourcebooks FireRelease date: December 1, 2011Source: PurchasedPurchase: Book Depository What girl doesn’t want to be surrounded by gorgeous jocks day in and day out? Jordan Woods isn’t just surrounded by hot guys, though – she leads them as the captain and quarterback on her high school football team. They all see her as one of… Read more »

Review: Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala

Review: Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly Cupala

December 21, 2011 2012, Harper Teen, Holly Cupala, review, stand alone, young adult 7

Don’t Breathe a Word by Holly CupalaPublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: January 3, 2012Source: Publisher for reviewSeries: Stand AlonePurchase: Book Depository Joy Delamere is suffocating… From asthma, which has nearly claimed her life. From her parents, who will do anything to keep that from happening. From delectably dangerous Asher, who is smothering her from the inside out. Joy can take his… Read more »