Monthly Archives: June 2013
By: Melanie | June 30, 2013 | (21) Comments

midnight madness newsletter

  This meme was created for YA Midnight Reads to showcase upcoming posts and hauls from over the past week. Overall: I’m on really good hiatus on not visiiting NetGalley or Edelweiss over this past fortnight. My review copies don’t really seem to be shrinking no matter how much I say so as I just checked my bloggy calender. Like hell is it packed. BUT. I have more time to read now!!!  School winter holidays began for me on Friday afternoon, and by the time you are […]

By: Melanie | June 29, 2013 | (20) Comments

Hello bloggy peeps! Today I am part of the Solstice blog tour hosted by Mod Podge Blog Tours. And I am…   Title: Solstice Author: P. J. HooverPublisher: Tor Teen Genre: YA, dystopian, mythology NOT IN SERIES Release Date: June 18, 2013 Pages: 384   Piper’s world is dying. Each day brings hotter temperatures and heat bubbles that threaten to destroy the earth. Amid this global heating crisis, Piper lives under the oppressive rule of her mother, who suffocates her even more […]

By: Melanie | June 28, 2013 | (16) Comments


Title: Insomnia Author: J.R. Johansson Publisher: Flux Genre: YA, mystery thriller Series: The Night Walkers #1 Release Date: June 8, 2013 Pages: 351 Source: Received in exchange for honest review Her eyes saved his life. Her dreams released his darkness. After four years of sleeplessness, high school junior Parker Chipp can’t take much more. Every night, instead of sleeping, he enters the dreams of the last person he’s made eye contact with. If he doesn’t sleep soon, Parker will die. Then he meets Mia. […]

By: Melanie | June 27, 2013 | (10) Comments


Title: The Bell Between Worlds Author: Ian JohnstonePublisher: HarperCollins Australia Genre: MG, fantasy Series: The Mirror Chronicles #1 Release Date: June 6, 2013 Pages: 512 Source: Received in exchange for honest review   A glorious epic fantasy in the grand tradition of C.S. Lewis and Philip Pullman, and a major publishing event, The Mirror Chronicles will take you into another world, and on the adventure of your lifetime… Half of your soul is missing. The lost part is in the mirror. And unless […]

By: Melanie | June 25, 2013 | (21) Comments


Welcome to my stop on the Confessions of an Almost-Girlfriend blog tour hosted by the amazing, YA Bound Book Tours. Click HERE to stalk the rest of the tour! Title: Confessions of an Angry Girl Author: Louise RozettPublisher: Harlequin Teen Genre: YA, contemporary, romance Series: Confessions #1 Release Date: August 28, 2012 Pages: 266 Purchase: Amazon    Rose Zarelli, self-proclaimed word geek and angry girl, has some confessions to make…. 1. I’m livid all the time. Why? My dad died. My mom barely […]

By: Melanie | June 24, 2013 | (18) Comments


Title: Stung Author: Bethany WigginsPublisher: Bloomsbury Australia Genre: YA, dystopia, science-fiction Series: Stung #1 Release Date: July 4, 2013 Pages: 294 Source: Received in exchange for honest review   In a world in crisis, children are the future. Part of the cure. Not now. Children are deadly. Marked one to ten. Fiona is a TEN. She just doesn’t know it yet . . . She doesn’t know her true strength. Fiona doesn’t remember going to sleep. But she has woken to find […]

By: Melanie | June 23, 2013 | (18) 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 created for YA Midnight Reads. Overall: Okay. It’s decided. For now, I’m going to stay with Blogger. But I will, maybe later this year start looking at WordPress and all the crazy stuff I need to know and compare the two. THEN, I will decide whether I move. Because right now, I’ll admit, I am one […]

By: Melanie | June 22, 2013 | (16) Comments


Title: Seventeen & Gone Author: Nova Ren Suma Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont Australia Genre: YA, mystery, paranormal NOT IN SERIES Release Date: July 1, 2013 Pages: 340 Source: Received in exchange for honest review   Seventeen-year-old Lauren is having visions of girls who have gone missing. And all these girls have just one thing in common – they are 17 and gone without a trace. As Lauren struggles to shake these waking nightmares, impossible questions demand urgent answers: Why are the girls […]

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