Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

January 19, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Cynthia Hand, first in a series, Harper Teen, review, young adult 0

Unearthly by Cynthia HandPublisher: Harper TeenReleased: January 4, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5Cover: 5/5 Synopsis from the front flap:Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no longer applies to her), but it means she has a purpose, Something… Read more »

In My Mailbox (1)

In My Mailbox (1)

January 16, 2011 in my mailbox 15

I’ve been buying a lot of books recently, so I thought I’d take part in this meme hosted by The Story Siren. Edit: Added in a picture of Across the Universe, which wasn’t in the first picture I took. It was bothering me. XVI by Julia KarrTiger’s Curse by Colleen HouckFallen Angel by Heather TerrellUnearthly by Cynthia Hand (Nearly finished)Across… Read more »

Lost Voices by Sarah Porter

Lost Voices by Sarah Porter

January 15, 2011 2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, NetGalley, review, Sarah Porter, young adult 1

Lost Voices by Sarah PorterPublisher: Houghton Mifflin HarcourtRelease: July 4, 2011Source: NetGalleyRating: 4/5 Synopsis from HMH website: Fourteen-year-old Luce has had a tough life, but she reaches the depths of despair when she is assaulted and left on the cliffs outside of a grim, gray Alaskan fishing village. She expects to die when she tumbles into the icy waves below,… Read more »

Chalice by Robin McKinley

Chalice by Robin McKinley

January 14, 2011 Ace, review, Robin McKinley, young adult 0

Chalice by Robin McKinleyPublisher: Ace (Paperback Mass Market)Released: November 24, 2009 (Mass Market)Source: BoughtRating: 3/5From the Shelfari: As the newly appointed Chalice, Mirasol is the most important member of the Master’s Circle. It is her duty to bind the Circle, the land and its people together with their new Master. But the new Master of Willowlands is a Priest of… Read more »

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

December 26, 2010 2010, first in a series, Jenna Black, review, St Martin's Griffin, young adult 1

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black Publisher: St Martin’s Griffin Released: May 25th, 2010 Source: Bought at Hastings Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. Synopsis from the back cover: Dana  Hathaway doesn’t know it yet, but she’s in big trouble. When her alcoholic mom shows up at her voice recital drunk, again, Dana decides she’s had enough and runs away to find… Read more »

The beginnings of a new blog.

The beginnings of a new blog.

December 24, 2010 blog news 3

I remember the book that ignited my love for reading. I used to hate spending my time on books, I wanted to do other things. Interestingly enough, I don’t remember what those things were. In fifth grade we had a specific time block set aside for reading. We could read whatever we wanted. One day my mom gave me Winter Rose by… Read more »