Book Review: Falling Into Place by Amy Zhang

Title:  Falling Into Place Author:  Amy Zhang Release Date:  September 9, 2014 Publisher:  Greenwillow Books Source:  ARC provided via Amazon Vine On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class.  Then, after school, she put them into practice by running her Mercedes off the road. (Goodreads) Review: Liz is a high school student who deliberately crashes her car, hoping to die. The story tries to show …

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Book Review: After I’ve Gone by Linda Green

Title:  After I’ve Gone Author:  Linda Green Release Date:  July 27, 2017 Publisher:  Quercus Source:  Amazon Vine On a wet Monday in January, Jess Mount receives the devastating news that she hasn’t got long left to live. She doesn’t hear it from a doctor, though. She discovers it when her Facebook timeline skips forward eighteen months and friends and family start posting tributes to her, following her death in a terrible and mysterious accident. At …

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The Iron Warrior by Julie Kagawa #BookReview

*this post may contain affiliate links Title:  The Iron Warrior Author:  Julie KagawaRelease Date:  October 27, 2015Publisher:  Harlequin TeenSource:  review copy received from Amazon Vine The Iron Prince – my nephew – betrayed us all. He killed me. Then, I woke up. Waking after a month on the brink of death, Ethan Chase is stunned to learn that the Veil that conceals the fey from human sight was temporarily torn away.  Although humankind’s glimpse of …

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Book Review: The Bees by Laline Paull

The Bees by Laline Paull ARC received via Amazon Vine in exchange for an honest review The Handmaid’s Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut set in an ancient culture where only the queen may breed and deformity means death. Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work and sacrifice are the highest virtues and worship of the beloved Queen the only …

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Book Review: Buzz Books YA 2014

Buzz Books YA 2014 Review copy provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review This inaugural edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult provides substantial pre-publication excerpts from more than 20 forthcoming young adult and middle grade books. Now everyone can share the same access to the newest YA voices the publishing industry is broadcasting  for the fall/winter season.  You will find a full range of YA titles previewed here – dystopian, romance, fantasy, sci-fi, …

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Book Review: Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong

Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong ARC received via Amazon Vine in exchange for an honest review Twin sisters Moria and Ashyn were marked at birth to become the Keeper and the Seeker of Edgewood, beginning with their sixteenth birthday. Trained in fighting and in the secret rites of the spirits, they lead an annual trip into the Forest of the Dead. There, the veil between the living world and the beyond is thinnest, and …

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Book Review: The Uninvited by Sophie Jordan

The Uninvited by Sophie Jordan ARC received via Amazon Vine in exchange for an honest review The Scarlet Letter meets Minority Report in bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s chilling new novel about a teenage girl who is ostracized when her genetic test proves she’s destined to become a murderer. The first in a two-book series, Uninvited tackles intriguing questions about free will, identity, and human nature. Steeped in New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s trademark …

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Rogue by Gina Damico (book review)

Rogue by Gina Damico Lex is a teenage Grim Reaper with the power to Damn souls, and it’s getting out of control. She’s a fugitive, on the run from the maniacal new mayor of Croak and the townspeople who want to see her pay the price for her misdeeds. Uncle Mort rounds up the Junior Grims to flee Croak once again, but this time they’re joined by Grotton, the most powerful Grim of all time. Their …

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Book Review: Paleo Cookbook for Dummies

Paleo Cookbook for Dummies by Dr. Kellyann Petrucci The fast and easy way to enjoy a Paleo diet. The Paleo movement is one of the hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches, as people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets that lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. This modern-day take on an ancient diet–which excludes dairy, processed foods, and refined sugar–has helped thousands of people lose weight and keep it off. …

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Book Review: How To Be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

How To Be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman Marta and Hector have been married for a long time. Through the good and bad; through raising a son and sending him off to life after university. So long, in fact, that Marta finds it difficult to remember her life before Hector. He has always taken care of her, and she has always done everything she can to be a good wife – as advised by …

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Book Review: Bubble World by Carol Snow

Bubble World by Carol Snow Freesia’s life is perfect. She lives on the beautiful tropical island of Agalinas, surrounded by idyllic weather, fancy dress shops, and peacocks who sing her favorite song to wake her up in the morning. She has so many outfits she could wear a different one every day for a year and not run out.Lately things on the island may have been a bit flippy: sudden blackouts, students disappearing, even Freesia’s …

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Review: Pivot Point

Pivot Point by Kasie West Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s parents ambush her with the news of their divorce, she has to pick who she wants to live with – her father, who is leaving the paranormal compound to live …

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