Posts Tagged: young adult

Review: Lotus and Thorn by Sara Wilson Etienne

Review: Lotus and Thorn by Sara Wilson Etienne

June 16, 2016 Review 0 ★★★★

LOTUS AND THORN is one of those rare stand-alone young adult books in a sea of trilogies and series, and it is so full of awesome and crazy that it left me almost speechless at the end. (Almost, because obviously I have to write this review.) LOTUS AND THORN has fascinating world-building, a wide variety of well-developed characters and did I mention the awesome and crazy?

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Review: Ruined (Ruined #1) by Amy Tintera

Review: Ruined (Ruined #1) by Amy Tintera

June 6, 2016 Review 0 ★★★

RUINED was a fun young adult book, that while enjoyable, fell a little flat for me. With some interesting aspects, and the beginnings of a sweet romance, I think that RUINED could have been a better read for me with some more details and fleshed out characters.

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Review: The Glittering Court (The Glittering Court #1) by Richelle Mead

Review: The Glittering Court (The Glittering Court #1) by Richelle Mead

May 5, 2016 Review 4 ★★★

If you follow my reviews you know that I love Richelle Mead’s Bloodlines series and really enjoyed the Vampire Academy novels. So I try all of Richelle’s other young adult novels. However, each time I’ve been let down. She just hasn’t been able to capture the beauty of the characters and the world she created for Vampire Academy.

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Review: A Daring Sacrifice (An Uncertain Choice #2) by Jody Hedlund

Review: A Daring Sacrifice (An Uncertain Choice #2) by Jody Hedlund

May 3, 2016 Review 4 ★★

The legend and myth of Robin Hood has always fascinated me. The tale of a guerrilla stealing from the looting rulers and giving back to the producers has always been a story that has resonated with me. So I’m always drawn to Robin Hood books. Most of them aren’t that original, but I still enjoy the retelling from a different authors perspective. So when I first clicked on A DARING SACRIFICE and found out it was a Robin Hood retelling, but with a female Robin Hood, I was thrilled. This was just the new twist I was looking for on the Robin Hood legend. However, I was quickly disappointing.

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Review: Conspiracy Boy (Angel Academy #2) by Cecily White

Review: Conspiracy Boy (Angel Academy #2) by Cecily White

April 14, 2016 Review 0 ★★★

CONSPIRACY BOY is not the most amazing, most original young adult paranormal novel you’ll ever read. However, if you don’t go in expecting the next big thing, you’re going to be extremely satisfied. It’s a fun, action-filled read. And while White doesn’t break any molds, she definitely makes things interesting.

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Spark (Feyguard #1) by Anthea Sharp

Spark (Feyguard #1) by Anthea Sharp

April 4, 2016 Review 0 ★★★★

Let’s be honest, what guy isn’t attracted to a gamer girl? That was the first thing that drew me to SPARK. The second thing was that SPARK revolved around the fey. In my opinion, werewolves and vampires have gotten over used in urban fantasy and paranormal romance, whereas I think the fey are still fresh. Each of those things on their own would’ve piqued my interest, but Anthea Sharp blended them together to make a truly amazing book.

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Hot Off the Press: 49 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in April

Hot Off the Press: 49 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in April

April 1, 2016 Hot Off The Press 4

   It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re reading next month in: Want to know what titles came out in previous months? View previous Hot Off The Press posts —————————————– *Release dates are subject to change.  Click ‘+ Description‘ to reveal the full description. Please visit our Titles Received For Review page to see which of these titles will be reviewed this month. 25 Adult Titles Releasing in April 24 YA Titles Releasing in April What are your must have titles for April? Tell us in the comments. Authors/Publishers: have a book coming out… Read more »

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Hot Off the Press: 47 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in March

Hot Off the Press: 47 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in March

March 1, 2016 Hot Off The Press 3

   It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re reading next month in: Want to know what titles came out in previous months? View previous Hot Off The Press posts —————————————– *Release dates are subject to change.  Click ‘+ Description‘ to reveal the full description. Please visit our Titles Received For Review page to see which of these titles will be reviewed this month. 25 Adult Titles Releasing in March   22 YA Titles Releasing in March What are your must have titles for March? Tell us in the comments. Authors/Publishers: have a book coming… Read more »

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Audiobook Review: Soundless by Richelle Mead

Audiobook Review: Soundless by Richelle Mead

February 19, 2016 Review 1 ★★★

I really enjoyed Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy series, and I loved her Bloodlines series, so I was eager to try SOUNDLESS and see what she could do in a different world. However, I wasn’t pulled into SOUNDLESS in the same way I was the Vampire Academy universe.

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