Tag: really entranced (4*)


Darkly Beings by Claudia Lefeve

My Thoughts: Having just finished his college degree, Wyatt McKenna reluctantly returns to his small Southern Texas hometown for the summer before he starts medical school. He hasn’t been back since he left for college four years earlier, and when he arrives in Caldero, he finds that most things haven’t changed. His mother is still […]

Posted 10 October, 2013 by Heather in Blog, Heather, Heather Book Review / 10 Comments
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Review: The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher

Femme Fatale The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher is a uniquely refreshing take on the YA genre, one in which the ethos of noir fiction is intimately blended with the contemporary frailties and foibles of the under 18 set.  Dark and definitely mysterious, the story is told through the perspective of Angela Lake, the cynical and deeply […]

Posted 19 September, 2013 by Pushy in Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 10 Comments
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Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

How Peculiar…. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is an unusual book.  Told in the compelling voice of Jacob Portman, this story is one part dark fairy tale, one part creepy campfire story, but 100% fascinating.  The story starts with tragedy and madness, heavy stuff no matter how deftly handled, and from there progresses into […]

Posted 5 September, 2013 by Pushy in Featured, Pushy, Pushy Book Review / 19 Comments
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Review: Icons by Margaret Stohl

Heather: I loved the Beautiful Creatures series, so I was very excited to see what the authors would write on their own. Margaret Stohl has delivered a beautifully written dystopian with fantastic world building and interesting characters. Pushy:  So true!  After reading her first series I was intrigued to see where she would go next. […]

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Drift by Jon McGoran

My Thoughts: Doyle Carrick gets a phone call from his step-father while running surveillance on his partner and a lower level drug dealer. The news isn’t good–his mother has succumbed to her cancer much faster than the doctors thought she would, and he needs to come home. Doyle’s reaction to this bombshell isn’t exactly what […]

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