Review: Illusions by Aprilynne Pike

Review: Illusions by Aprilynne Pike

May 23, 2012 2011, Aprilynne Pike, Harper Teen, review, third in a series, young adult 0

Illusions by Aprilynne PikePublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: May 3, 2011 Source: PurchasedSeries: Wings #3 Laurel hasn’t seen Tamani since she begged him to let her go last year. Though her heart still aches, Laurel is confident that David was the right choice. But just as life is returning to normal, Laurel discovers that a hidden enemy lies in wait. Once… Read more »

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

Review: I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

May 21, 2012 2012, Barry Lyga, first in a series, Little Brown and Co, review, young adult 1

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… Read more »

Books That I Bought This Week!

Books That I Bought This Week!

May 20, 2012 book haul, in my mailbox 6

Small haul this week, which is good for my bookshelves. Definitely excited to get to these books, plus the copy of Emma now matches my Puffin copy of Pride and Prejuce! I’m hoping Puffin decides to do Sense & Sensibility, Persuasion, and Northanger Abbey in this same theme of design. for review Signed copy of Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo &… 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: Spells by Aprilynne Pike

Review: Spells by Aprilynne Pike

May 15, 2012 2010, Aprilynne Pike, Harper Teen, review, second in a series, young adult 0

Spells by Aprilynne PikePublisher: Harper TeenRelease date: May 4, 2010Source: PurchasedSeries: Wings #2 Summary from Goodreads:Six months have passed since Laurel saved the gateway to the faerie realm of Avalon. Now she must spend her summer there, honing her skills as a Fall faerie. But her human family and friends are still in mortal danger–and the gateway to Avalon is… Read more »

Bout of Books 4.0 Starting Line + Goals

Bout of Books 4.0 Starting Line + Goals

May 14, 2012 bout of books, readathon 11

It’s already that time! Bout of Books starts tomorrow, and I’ve decided what to read finally. I’m going to be continuing series I’ve already started but hadn’t gotten around to reading the sequels. If I finish all 7 books I’ve chosen, I’ll be able to finish two series, get caught up on one, and get halfway caught up on another…. Read more »

Book Haul – Books That I Bought This Week!

Book Haul – Books That I Bought This Week!

May 12, 2012 book haul, in my mailbox 7

This last week or two I’ve discovered that between all three of the bookstores in my area, including two in the next town 7 miles away, are getting much better about having newer releases available. This is awesome, but my wallet can’t handle it! Here’s what I bought, plus one book for review. for review Destined (Wings #4) by Aprilynne… Read more »

Review: Thumped by Megan McCafferty

Review: Thumped by Megan McCafferty

May 11, 2012 2012, Balzer and Bray, Megan McCafferty, review, second in a series, young adult 1

Thumped by Megan McCaffertyPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease date: April 24, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Bumped #2 It’s been thirty-five weeks since twin sisters Harmony and Melody went their separate ways. And now their story has become irresistible: twins separated at birth, each due to deliver twins…on the same day!Married to Ram and living in Goodside, Harmony spends her time trying to fit… Read more »

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

May 9, 2012 2012, Katherine Tegen Books, review, second in a series, Veronica Roth, young adult 4

Insurgent by Veronica RothPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Divergent #2 One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty,… Read more »

Cover Reveal: Asunder (Incarnate #2) by Jodi Meadows

Cover Reveal: Asunder (Incarnate #2) by Jodi Meadows

May 8, 2012 cover reveal 2

Holy cow look at that stunning cover! It far surpasses Incarnate, which also had an amazing cover. I seriously loved Incarnate, so I cannot wait to read Asunder! Summary from Goodreads DARKSOULSAna has always been the only one. Asunder. Apart. But after Templedark, when many residents of Heart were lost forever, some hold Ana responsible for the darksouls–and the newsouls… Read more »