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New Release Tuesday (a few days late): The Hottest New Releases, January 15, 2013

Posted by on January 15, 2013 in New Releases | Comments Off on New Release Tuesday (a few days late): The Hottest New Releases, January 15, 2013

Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Released January 15, 2013 Synopses Goodreads Purchase here Three levels. Two loves. One choice. Debut novelist, Lenore Appelhans has written a thrilling otherworldly young adult novel about a place that exists between our world (Level 1) and what comes after life (Level 2).   ‘I pause to […]

Cover Crush: Indelible by Dawn Metcalf

Posted by on January 08, 2013 in Cover Crush | Comments Off on Cover Crush: Indelible by Dawn Metcalf

Indelible is the first book in an intriguing new series called The Twixt set to be released in July. We were struck by this cover because it’s so different from traditional YA Covers and was sort of mesmerizing in its beauty and of course the concept of the book sounds cool too! See the synopses from Goodreads: Joy doesn’t know […]

New Release Tuesday: The Hottest New Releases, January 8, 2013

Rise (Nightshade Prequel #2) by Andrea Cremer Published by Philomel Released January 8, 2013 Synopses Goodreads Purchase here The sequel to Rift and the prequel to the New York Times bestselling novel Nightshade.   Everything Conatus stands for is at risk. Hoping to gather enough resistance to save their order, Ember and Barrow attempt a desperate escape. But fate offers […]

Battle of the Cover Crushes!

Posted by on November 16, 2012 in Cover Crush | Comments Off on Battle of the Cover Crushes!

Since we haven’t done a Cover Crush in a while I thought it would be fun to put two awesome covers up against each other. So we commence The Battle of the Purple Dresses! Shadow Of The Mark (Carrier #2) by Leigh Fallon and A Darkness Strange and Lovely (Something Strange and Deadly #2) by Susan Dennard.  While both of these books are about very […]

Book Review: The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #2) by Michelle Hodkin

Author: Michelle Hodkin (website, twitter) Published: October 23, 2012 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Romance Pages 544 Synopses Goodreads Purchase here  Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past. She can’t. She used to think her problems were all in her head. They aren’t. She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been […]

Mixtape: Halloween Edition

October, the month of fallen leaves, costumes, free candy, and things that go bump in the night. Which is why I love reading horror and supernatural books this month. So far I have read Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2), Outpost (Razorland #2), Walking Dead Vol. 3 & Alice in Zombieland all very good & very zombie! Next horror book on my TBR list is The […]

Cover Crush: Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black

How could Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black not be a cover crush? That mesmerizing red petal tutu creates a beautiful scene of fantasy and danger that awaits this ballerina. Plus I love the feeling of loss it evokes with the petals floating away while her hands are outstretched as if she is giving in to the demons that are at the […]

New Release: Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5)

Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi Released October 2, 2012 Published Harper Collins 150 pages Purchase here Perfect for fans of Shatter Me who are desperately awaiting the release of Unravel Me, this novella-length digital original will bridge the gap between these two novels from the perspective of the villain we all love to hate, Warner, the ruthless […]

Book Review: Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2)

 Author: Kendare Blake (blog, twitter, website)  Genre: Young Adult/paranormal romance/horror  Publication: August 7, 2012, Tor Teen  Pages: 332  synopsis from Goodreads  It’s been months since the ghost of Anna Korlov opened a door to Hell in her basement and disappeared into it, but ghost-hunter Cas Lowood can’t move on.  His friends remind him that Anna sacrificed herself so that Cas could live—not […]

Dreamworks Acquires Another YA Fantasy Series – The Grisha Trilogy

Posted by on September 12, 2012 in Books in the news | Comments Off on Dreamworks Acquires Another YA Fantasy Series – The Grisha Trilogy

Dreamworks has just announced that they have picked up the movie rights to the New York Times best selling book Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. It seems like every time you turn around another YA book is having their film rights acquired but what makes this news so exciting is that David Heyman, who was the producer of the Harry Potter franchise, […]