By: Melanie | January 16, 2013 | (3) Comments

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Title: Before I FallAuthor: Lauren OliverPublisher: HarperCollinsGenre: YA, contemporary, romanceNot In SeriesRelease Date: October 25, 2011Pages: 470 (paperback)How I Got The Book: Christmas PresentFor More Information: Goodreads Link My Goodreads Review: Review What if you only had one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life? Samantha Kingston has it all: looks, popularity, the perfect boyfriend. Friday, February 12, should be just another day in her charmed life. […]

By: Melanie | January 14, 2013 | (5) Comments

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Title: Just ListenAuthor: Sarah DessenPublisher: SpeakGenre: YA, contemporary, romanceNot in seriesRelease Date: April 6, 2006Pages: 371 (paperback) For More Information: Goodreads Link My Goodreads Review: Review  Last year, Annabel was “the girl who has everything” — at least that’s the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf’s Department Store. This year, she’s the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped her, no peace at home since her older sister became anorexic, and no one to sit […]

By: Melanie | January 11, 2013 | (2) Comments

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Title: StartersAuthor: Lissa PricePublisher: DoubledayGenre: YA, dystopian, science fictionSeries: Starters and Enders #1Release Date: March 13, 2012Pages: 352 (hardcover) For More Information: Goodreads link My Goodreads Review: Review HER WORLD IS CHANGED FOREVER Callie lost her parents when the Spore Wars wiped out everyone between the ages of twenty and sixty. She and her little brother, Tyler, go on the run, living as squatters with their friend Michael and fighting off renegades who would kill them for a cookie. Callie’s only hope is […]

By: Melanie | January 10, 2013 | (1) Comments

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Title: UnwindAuthor: Neal Shusterman Publisher: Simon and Schuster BooksGenre: YA, science fiction, dystopian Series: Unwind #1Release Date: November 6, 2007Pages: 335 (hardcover)How I got the Book: Borrowed from libraryFor More Information:Goodreads Link My Goodreads Review: Review Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child “unwound,” whereby all of the child’s organs are transplanted into different donors, […]

By: Melanie | January 9, 2013 | (2) Comments

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Title: Clockwork AngelAuthor: Cassandra ClarePublisher: Margaret K. McElderry BooksGenre: YA, paranormal, fantasySeries: The Infernal Devices #1Release Date: August 31, 2010Pages: 479 (hardcover)How I got the Book: Borrowed from libraryFor More Information: Goodreads Link My Goodreads Review: Review Magic is dangerous—but love is more dangerous still. When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and […]

By: Melanie | January 6, 2013 | (+) Comments

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Title: EndlessAuthor: Jessica ShirvingtonPublisher: Hachette (AUS Edition)Genre: YA, paranormal, angels, fantasySeries: Violet Eden Chapters #4Release Date: August 28, 2012Pages: 446 (paperback)How I got the Book: Borrowed from libraryFor More Information: Goodreads LinkMy Goodreads Review: Review                                    Love will kill us all. Angels are real. They aren’t always kind. Violet Eden is certain of all this because she is Grigori – part angel, part human. She has felt the influence of both light and dark. When Hell unleashes its worst, Violet must embrace every […]

By: Melanie | January 6, 2013 | (+) Comments

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Title: EmblazeAuthor: Jessica ShirvingtonPublisher: Hachette (AUS edition)Genre: YA, Paranormal, Angels, Fantasy, RomanceSeries: Violet Eden Chapters #3Release Date: October 11, 2011Pages: 415 (paperback)How I Got the Book: Given by a friendFind More Information: Goodreads link My Goodreads Review:  Review Once again Violet Eden faces an impossible choice … and the consequences are unimaginable. Violet has come to terms with the fact that being part angel, part human, means her life will never be as it was. Now Violet has something Phoenix – the […]

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

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Title: JanuaryAuthor: Gabrielle LordPublisher: Kane Miller Book PublishersGenre: YA, mystery, adventureSeries: Conspiracy 365 #1Release Date: January 1, 2009Pages: 192 (hardcover)How I Got the Book: Borrowed from the libraryFind More Information: Goodreads Link My Goodreads Review: Review On New Year’s Eve, Cal is chased down the street by a staggering, sick man with a deadly warning…”They killed your father. They’ll kill you. You must survive the next 365 days. Hurled into a life on the run the 15-year-old fugitive is isolated and alone. […]

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