Happy Friday, and we have a great set of stories to review today. Story of a Kiss is a great anthology of thirteen stories featuring best friends who fall for each other, old flames that find themselves in each other’s company again after years apart, and summer loves that reignite. Kristen has come out of […]
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Rise by Anna Carey (website, Facebook, Twitter) Genre: YA Dystopian Publication: April 2nd 2013 by HarperCollins Audiobook purchased by reviewer Get your own: Amazon | B&N synopsis from Goodreads Rating: How far will you go when you have nothing left to lose? When she lost her soul mate, Caleb, Eve felt like her world had […]
The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation’s most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between. The City is inhabited by those who have departed Earth but are still remembered by the living. They will reside in this […]
The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Website Blog Facebook Twitter) Hardcover, 408 pages Expected publication: September 18th 2012 by Scholastic Press ISBN 0545424925 (ISBN13: 9780545424929) Synopsis by Goodreads Rating: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”It is […]
Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry (website, Facebook | Twitter) Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Publication: July 31st, 2012 by Harlequin Teen ARC from BEA Get your own: Amazon | B&N | Indiebound | Book Depository synopsis from Goodreads Rating: “I won’t tell anyone, Echo. I promise.” Noah tucked a curl behind my ear. It had been […]
I know I”m totally all over the place with my books and reviews lately. Is it gonna be some hunky steamy stuff, or maybe some freaky sci-fi, or possibly some romance, or just some vampire smut? This one is completely NOT any of that (sorry to disappoint) as I’m a huge Tina Fey fan and […]
Well hello there! It seems like Spring is upon us and my book blogging has been lacking and sadly not crackalacking. The good news is that I’m still reading! So here is a quick and dirty synopsis of what’s been keeping me up til 2am every night.
Lace up your cape, because Greta Maloney takes us into a deep, dark, lovely wood with this Little Red Riding Hood reboot!
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (goodreads, website, twitter) Book I in All Souls Trilogy Genre: SciFi/Fantasy Published February 8th 2011 by Viking adult Copy procured from my local library A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s […]
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter by Laurell K Hamilton Various Titles (there are 20 in all so far) Author website Hello there voracious readers! Remember waaaaaay back when, I was ‘saving’ a couple of series for when the weather got bad and I got bored waiting for the ‘hottest’ new thing? One of these series was […]
One Summer by David Baldacci (website, twitter) Released : June 2011 amazon synopsis from the Publisher With only a short time left to live, terminally ill Jack spends his last days preparing to say good-bye to his devoted wife, Lizzie, and their three children. Then, unthinkably, tragedy strikes again: Lizzie is killed in a car […]
Foreverby Maggie StiefvaterBook 3 in the Wolves of Mercy Falls Trilogy *SOB*publication: July 12th 2011 by Scholastic PressARC copy received from publisheramazon (Hardcover, Kindle)More on goodreads: In Maggie Stiefvater’s SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are […]
Hey – it’s Greta and Kristen! Do you want to hear a secret? Come closer…. a little closer…. Just a smidge more.Ok… is there anyone around? Well, look dummy! I can’t see if there’s anyone near 😉 Ok… are you ready for this? No, seriously, are you? Cuz we’re only saying this once. WE FREAKING […]