Guest Post: ZODIAC

Guest Post: ZODIAC
Dec 18
2014

ZODIAC by Romina Russell Series: ZODIAC # 1 Published by Razorbill on December 9th 2014 Genres: Young Adult-Science Fiction/Fantasy Format: Hardcover Source: Blog Tour Goodreads At the dawn of time, there were 13 Houses in the Zodiac Galaxy. Now only 12 remain…. Rhoma Grace is a 16-year-old student from House Cancer with an unusual way of reading the stars. While her classmates use measurements to make accurate astrological predictions, Rho can’t solve for ‘x’ to save her life—so instead, she looks up at the night sky and makes up stories. When a violent blast strikes the moons of Cancer, sending its ocean planet off-kilter and killing thousands of citizens—including its beloved Guardian—Rho is more surprised than anyone when she is named the House’s new leader....

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Review: The Young Elites

Review: The Young Elites
Dec 16
2014

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Series: The Young Elites #1 Published by Putnam Juvenile on December 16, 2014 Genres: Young Adult-Science Fiction/Dsytopian Format: Hardcover Source: Bought Amazon Goodreads I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to...

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Review: World After

Review: World After
Dec 15
2014

World After by Susan Ee Series: Penryn & the End of Days #2 Published by Skyscape on November 19th 2013 Genres: Young Adult- Dystopian/Post Apocalyptic Format: Paperback Source: Bought Goodreads In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what's left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn's sister Paige, thinking she's a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken. Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so empty? Where is everybody? Her search leads her into the heart of the angels' secret plans where she catches a glimpse of their motivations, and...

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Friday Freebie

Friday Freebie
Dec 12
2014

Hello and welcome to another Friday Freebie. This meme is created by Jen at YA Romantics. I started to clean though my bookshelves and found an extra copy of this: Giveaway: • One winner will receive a copy of Say What You Will • 1 Winner will be picked •Ends December 19th, 2014 •Hosted by BWB Rules: *To Enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form below *Must be 18 years of age or older *Contest is open to US ONLY! *Winner will be announced on the blog via Rafflecopter *Winner will be notified by email *Do NOT put your email in the comment section *Check out my Contest Policy a Rafflecopter giveaway Happy...

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Review: Love and Other Theories

Review: Love and Other Theories
Dec 10
2014

Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass Series: Stand Alone Published by HarperTeen on December 31st 2014 Genres: Young Adult-Contemporary/Romance Format: ARC Source: FTC: Exchange for honest opinion, Publisher Goodreads I received this book for free from publisher/author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence. Reader Discretion is advised.If you want more, you have to give less. That’s the secret to dating in high school. By giving as little as they expect to get in return, seventeen-year-old Aubrey Housing and her three best friends have made it to the second...

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Review: Ruin and Rising

Review: Ruin and Rising
Dec 8
2014

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo Series: The Grisha #3 Published by Henry Holt and Co. BYR on June 17th 2014 Genres: Young Adult- Fantasy/Dystopian Format: Hardcover Source: Bought Goodreads The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who worship her as a Saint. Yet her plans lie elsewhere, with the hunt for the elusive firebird and the hope that an outlaw prince still survives. Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to...

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Review: Dead Zone

Review: Dead Zone
Dec 4
2014

Dead Zone by Robison Wells Series: Blackout #2 Published by HarperTeen on September 30th, 2014 Genres: Young Adult-Science Fiction/Dsytopian Format: ARC Source: FTC: Exchange for honest opinion, Publisher Amazon Goodreads I received this book for free from publisher/author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.America is at war—and five teens are caught in the crossfire. It began with a virus. Then a series of attacks erupted across the nation. Now the true invasion has begun, and a handful of teenagers with impossible powers are America’s only defense. Loving the first book, I was ready to take on the sequel. Who isn’t ready to read a book about war? One can only image that this book is going to...

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