Monthly Archives: April 2013
By: Melanie | April 29, 2013 | (25) Comments


Title: Between the LivesAuthor: Jessica ShirvingtonPublisher: HarperCollins AustraliaGenre: YA, romance, science fictionNOT IN SERIESRelease Date: May 1, 2013Pages: 336 (paperback)How I Got the Book: Received from publisher in exchange for honest review Above all else, though I try not to think about it, I know which life I prefer. And every night when I Cinderella myself from one life to the next a very small, but definite, piece of me dies. The hardest part is that nothing about my situation has ever changed. There is […]

By: Melanie | April 28, 2013 | (9) Comments

midnight madness newsletter

This meme was inspired by Kimba’s The Sunday Post @ the Caffeinated Book Reviewer This is a weekly newsletter and will be posted usually on Sundays. This is not really a newsletter, I only say that to make me sound sophisticated Overall: Hello book nerds!! I do feel extremely accomplished today as I have altered and added a bunch of fancy pants widgets on my blog. Being a procrastinator, this means A LOT to me as I am naturally an unproductive person. Here’s […]

By: Melanie | April 27, 2013 | (22) Comments


  Hey bibliophiles! This is a sort of meme I do rarely when I have 2 reviews that are relatively shorter than my usual ones. Most of the time, they are either snarky or just gushing and fangirling. Today, I have snarky reviews on: Article 5 By Kristen Simmons Arclight By Josin L. McQuein     Title: Article 5 Author: Kristen Simmons Publisher: Tor Teen Genre: YA, romance, dystopian Series: Article 5 #1 Release Date: January 31, 2012 Pages: 362 (paperback) How I Got the […]

By: Melanie | April 25, 2013 | (12) Comments


Title: How Zoe Made Her Dreams Come (Mostly) True Author: Sarah Strohmeyer Publisher: Harper Teen Genre: YA, romance, contemporary NOT IN SERIES Release Date: April 23, 2013 Pages: 320 (paperback) How I Got the Book: Received in exchange for an honest review From Sarah Strohmeyer, author of Smart Girls Get What They Want, comes this romantic comedy about one girl’s summer job from hell. Think The Devil Wears Prada set in Disney World. When cousins Zoe and Jess land summer internships at the […]

By: Melanie | April 24, 2013 | (15) Comments

Title: Echo Author: Alicia Wright Brewster Publisher: Dragonfairy Press Genre: YA, sci-fiNOT IN SERIES Release Date: April 25, 2013 Pages: 291 (paperback) Purchase: Amazon    The countdown clock reads ten days until the end of the world. The citizens are organized. Everyone’s been notified and assigned a duty. The problem is . . . no one knows for sure how it will end. Energy-hungry Mages are the most likely culprit. They travel toward a single location from every corner of the continent. […]

By: Melanie | April 24, 2013 | (25) Comments

Showers of Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am A Reader Not A Writer and Books a la Mode. HEY BOOK NERDS! I felt like I needed to give another giveaway boost just a fortnight ago when I finished reading The 5th Wave By Rick Yancey. I mean, seriously, THIS FREAKIN BOOK RULES! So naturally, I’m going to host a giveaway (INTERNATIONAL) of a pre-order of The 5th freakin Wave By Rick Yancey. Please note that this is only to people who can […]

By: Melanie | April 23, 2013 | (6) Comments


Title: Forty Days Author: Stephanie Parent Series: Neima’s Ark #1 Genre: YA, historical fiction, romance Release Date: February 10, 2013 Pages: 123 (paperback) Purchase: Amazon    The entire village knows Neima’s grandfather is a madman. For years the old man has prophesied that a great flood is coming, a flood disastrous enough to blot out the entire earth. He’s even built an enormous ark that he claims will allow his family to survive the deluge. But no one believes the ravings of a lunatic… …until the […]

By: Melanie | April 22, 2013 | (9) Comments


Title: The Eternity CureAuthor: Julie KagawaPublisher: Harlequin Teen AustraliaGenre: YA, paranormal, vampiresSeries: Blood of Eden #2Release Date: April 30 2013Pages: 428 (paperback)How I Got the Book: Received from publisher in exchange for honest review In Allison Sekemoto’s world, there is one one rule left: Blood Calls to blood.Cast out of Eden and separated from the boy she dared to love, Allie will follow the call of blood to save her creator, Kanin, from the psychotic vampire, Sarren. But when the trail leads […]

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