Posts Categorized: Katherine Tegen Books

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

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

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, politics and love.Tris’s initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of… Read more »

Review: Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

2012, first in a series, Jodi Meadows, Katherine Tegen Books, review, young adult 7 Comments

Incarnate by Jodi MeadowsPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease date: January 31, 2012Source: Publisher via NetGalley/WonSeries: Newsoul #1Purchase: Book Depository NEWSOULAna is new. For thousands of years in Range, a million souls have been reincarnated over and over, keeping their memories and experiences from previous lifetimes. When Ana was born, another soul vanished, and no one knows why. NOSOULEven Ana’s own mother thinks she’s a nosoul, an omen of worse things to come, and has kept her away from society. To escape her seclusion and learn whether she’ll be reincarnated, Ana travels to the city of Heart, but its citizens are suspicious… Read more »

Review: Dark Eden by Patrick Carman

2011, first in a series, Katherine Tegen Books, Patrick Carman, review, young adult 4 Comments

Dark Eden by Patrick CarmanPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease date: November 1, 2011Source: Publisher for honest reviewPublished format: Hardcover, 336 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:Fifteen-year-old Will Besting is sent by his doctor to Fort Eden, an institution meant to help patients suffering from crippling phobias. Once there, Will and six other teenagers take turns in mysterious fear chambers and confront their worst nightmares—with the help of the group facilitator, Rainsford, an enigmatic guide. When the patients emerge from the chamber, they feel emboldened by the previous night’s experiences. But each person soon discovers strange, unexplained aches and pains. . …. Read more »

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Katherine Tegen Books, review, Veronica Roth, young adult 4 Comments

Divergent by Veronica RothPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease Date: May 3, 2011Source: BoughtFormat: Hardcover, 487 pagesChallenge: Debut AuthorPurchase: Amazon – Book Depository – B&N Summary from GoodReads:In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can’t have both…. Read more »

Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton

2011, 2011 debut author challenge, Courtney Allison Moulton, first in a series, Katherine Tegen Books, review, young adult 2 Comments

Angelfire by Courtney Allison MoultonPublisher: Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins)Release Date: February 15, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 stars (Awesome – Must buy!)Cover: Love the cover, very fitting!Purchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from Good Reads:When seventeen-year-old Ellie starts seeing reapers – monstrous creatures who devour humans and send their souls to Hell – she finds herself on the front lines of a supernatural war between archangels and the Fallen and faced with the possible destruction of her soul. A mysterious boy named Will reveals she is the reincarnation of an ancient warrior, the only one capable of wielding swords of angelfire to fight the… Read more »