Monthly Archives: January 2013
By: Melanie | January 31, 2013 | (4) Comments

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Title: Vampire Academy Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Genre: YA, paranormal, fantasy Series: Vampire Academy #1 Release Date: August 16, 2007 Pages: 332 (paperback) How I Got the Book: Borrowed from the Library For More Information: Goodreads Link St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve […]

By: Melanie | January 29, 2013 | (+) Comments

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Title: Everneath Author: Brodi Ashton Publisher: HarperCollins, Balzer and Bray Genre: YA, fantasy, mythology Series: Everneath #1 Release Date: January 24, 2012 Pages: 370 (hardcover) How I Got the Book: Received from an unofficial exchange with a friend For More Information: Goodreads Link Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath. Now she’s returned–to her old life, her family, her boyfriend–before she’s banished back to the underworld . . . this time forever. She has six months […]

By: Melanie | January 29, 2013 | (2) Comments

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Title: Dance of Shadows Author: Yelena Black Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: YA, paranormal, fantasy Series: Dance of Shadows #1 Release Date: February 12, 2013 Pages: 447 (hardcover) How I Got the Book: Borrowed from the Library For More Information: Goodreads Link Dancing with someone is an act of trust. Elegant and intimate; you’re close enough to kiss, close enough to feel your partner’s heartbeat. But for Vanessa, dance is deadly – and she must be very careful who she trusts . . . […]

By: Melanie | January 26, 2013 | (4) Comments

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Title: Dare You To Author: Katie McGarry Publisher: Harlequin Teen Genre: YA, contemporary, romance Series: Pushing the Limits Release Date: May 28, 2013 Pages: 304 (hardcover) How I Got the Book: Received ARC over NetGalley via publisher For More Information: Goodreads Link “I dare you…” If anyone knew the truth about Beth Risk’s home life, they’d send her mother to jail and seventeen-year-old Beth who knows where. So she protects her mom at all costs. Until the day her uncle swoops in […]

By: Melanie | January 25, 2013 | (+) Comments

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Title: Hereafter Author: Tara Hudson Publisher: HarperTeen Genre: YA, paranormal, ghosts Series: Hereafter #1 Release Date: June 7, 2011 Pages: 404 (hardcover) How I Got the Book: Bought It For More Information: Goodreads Link Can there truly be love after death? Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thing Amelia knows for sure is that she’s dead. With no recollection of her past life–or her actual death–she’s trapped alone in a nightmarish existence. All of this changes when […]

By: Melanie | January 23, 2013 | (1) Comments

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Title: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Genre: YA/MG, fantasy, mythology Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1 Release Date: April, 1 2005 Pages: 377 (paperback)How I Got the Book: Bought it Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And […]

By: Melanie | January 22, 2013 | (2) Comments

Hey everyone! I just wanted to say that I’m am currently exhausted from finally finding out a way to make a blog button and accomplishing it! I am no computer expert for a 13 year old so I’m sure you guys who don’t know how to make one now can! To make a blog button follow the steps here… http://citygirlgonecoastal.blogspot.com.au/ She is extremely good at explaining each step and it is really a piece of cake! Hope it helps and please grab […]

By: Melanie | January 22, 2013 | (1) Comments

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Title: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Author: Laini Taylor Genre: YA, fantasy, paranormal Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1 Release Date: Sep 27, 2011 Pages: 417 (hardcover)How I Got the Book: Bought it Sorry for the incovenience, but I cannot provide a Gooreads link at this minute as there have been new changes to blogger which I still haven’t gotten used to Around the world, black hand prints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through […]

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