Sunday, June 29, 2014

Review: White Night (The Dresden Files # 9) by Jim Butcher.


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Summary from Goodreads:

In Chicago, someone has been killing practitioners of magic, those incapable of becoming full-fledged wizards. Shockingly, all the evidence points to Harry Dresden's half-brother, Thomas, as the murderer. Determined to clear his sibling's name, Harry uncovers a conspiracy within the White Council of Wizards that threatens not only him, but his nearest and dearest, too...

My Review:

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Stacking the Shelves/Weekly Update #13



Reviews:

Millennium Snow 1-3: Review
Ruin and Rising: Review
The Earl and the Fairy: Review
Proven Guilty: Review
Persuasion: Review
Torn Away: Review

Review: Don't Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout


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Summary from Goodreads

Samantha is a stranger in her own life. Until the night she disappeared with her best friend, Cassie, everyone said Sam had it all-popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend. 

Sam has resurfaced, but she has no recollection of who she was or what happened to her that night. As she tries to piece together her life from before, she realizes it's one she no longer wants any part of. The old Sam took "mean girl" to a whole new level, and it's clear she and Cassie were more like best enemies. Sam is pretty sure that losing her memories is like winning the lottery. She's getting a second chance at being a better daughter, sister, and friend, and she's falling hard for Carson Ortiz, a boy who has always looked out for her-even if the old Sam treated him like trash. 

But Cassie is still missing, and the facts about what happened to her that night isn't just buried deep inside of Sam's memory-someone else knows, someone who wants to make sure Sam stays quiet. All Sam wants is the truth, and if she can unlock her clouded memories of that fateful night, she can finally move on. But what if not remembering is the only thing keeping Sam alive?

My Review:



I'm not much of a mystery reader (besides The Dresden Files) but I managed to read this amazing book in one day. This is my first Armentrout book (I tried to read White Hot Kiss, but did not care for it), and now I will be reading her other books! :D

I really liked the main character, I'm glad we got to see the amnesia version of her and not the queen bee one because I'm not a huge fan of mean girl characters. The side characters were good as well, and it was interesting to see her interactions with the mean characters and the nicer ones. Plus the way people reacted when she was nice was pretty funny.

And the fact that the romance aspect of the novel did not take over the whole story was a nice change.

I recommend checking this book out if you enjoy great mysteries, and characters.


My Rating:

Five Out of Five Stars

Friday, June 27, 2014

Review: Torn Away by Jennifer Brown


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Summary from Goodreads:

Born and raised in the Midwest, Jersey Cameron knows all about tornadoes. Or so she thinks. When her town is devastated by a twister, Jersey survives -- but loses her mother, her young sister, and her home. As she struggles to overcome her grief, she's sent to live with her only surviving relatives: first her biological father, then her estranged grandparents.

In an unfamiliar place, Jersey faces a reality she's never considered before -- one in which her mother wasn't perfect, and neither were her grandparents, but they all loved her just the same. Together, they create a new definition of family. And that's something no tornado can touch.

My Review:

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Review: Persuasion by Jane Austen



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Twenty-seven-year old Anne Elliot is Austen's most adult heroine. Eight years before the story proper begins, she is happily betrothed to a naval officer, Frederick Wentworth, but she precipitously breaks off the engagement when persuaded by her friend Lady Russell that such a match is unworthy. The breakup produces in Anne a deep and long-lasting regret. When later Wentworth returns from sea a rich and successful captain, he finds Anne's family on the brink of financial ruin and his own sister a tenant in Kellynch Hall, the Elliot estate. All the tension of the novel revolves around one question: Will Anne and Wentworth be reunited in their love?

My Review:


Film Thursday # 3: Jaws 2 (1978)

This meme is hosted by Reviews from a Bookworm, and it is where you share a review of a movie you've seen recently.


Recently I won a copy of Jaws 2, the remastered edition from 2004, and watched in my mom who is a hardcore fan of the original movie. I still need to watch the first movie again, but I thought the squel would be fun to watch and make fun of. The main reason why I have not watched a lot shark movies is that when I was a child they scared the crap out of me. And still I had to go on the Jaws ride at Universal, *shutter*. It was actually pretty full jump scares, and the shark did not look that fake compared to the first one. The best part (hence the gif) was the bad acting/scareaming of one of the teenagers, after the fifth scream of so it did get annoying, lol. I recommend checking it out for the awesome shark scenes and jump scares, just try hard to ignore some of the actors.
   

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #9

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, where you pick a book that is coming out soon that you want to read.


20958632The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black.

Release Date: January 15th, 2015.

Summary from Goodreads:

Children can have a cruel, absolute sense of justice. Children can kill a monster and feel quite proud of themselves. A girl can look at her brother and believe they’re destined to be a knight and a bard who battle evil. She can believe she’s found the thing she’s been made for.

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries’ seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once.

At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept there for generations, never waking.

Until one day, he does…

As the world turns upside down, Hazel tries to remember her years pretending to be a knight. But swept up in new love, shifting loyalties, and the fresh sting of betrayal, will it be enough?

My Notes: 

I loved Holly Black's faerie novels, so I am really looking forward to this new one. I just need to finally read the rest of her other books (mainly the Curse Workers books).

Wishlist Wednesday #9

Wishlist Wednesday is where you show a book that has been on your wishlist/TBR list for a while, the meme is hosted by Pen to Paper.

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Summary from Goodreads:

For Cricket Thompson, a summer like this one will change everything. A summer spent on Nantucket with her best friend, Jules Clayton, and the indomitable Clayton family. A summer when she’ll make the almost unattainable Jay Logan hers. A summer to surpass all dreams.

Some of this turns out to be true. Some of it doesn’t. 

When Jules and her family suffer a devastating tragedy that forces the girls apart, Jules becomes a stranger whom Cricket wonders whether she ever really knew. And instead of lying on the beach working on her caramel-colored tan, Cricket is making beds and cleaning bathrooms to support herself in paradise for the summer.

But it’s the things Cricket hadn’t counted on--most of all, falling hard for someone who should be completely off-limits--that turn her dreams into an exhilarating, bittersweet reality.

A beautiful future is within her grasp, and Cricket must find the grace to embrace it. If she does, her life could be the perfect shade of Nantucket blue.

My Note:
This book has been on my list for ages, I don't tend to read many contemporary novels, but this year I've been reading a lot more of them. Plus this seems like a great book to read in the summer.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Review: Proven Guilty (The Dresden Files #8) by Jim Butcher


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Summary from Goodreads:

There's no love lost between Harry Dresden, the only wizard in the Chicago phone book, and the White Council of Wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined. But war with the vampires has thinned their ranks, so the Council has drafted Harry as a Warden and assigned him to look into rumors of black magic in the Windy City.

As Harry adjusts to his new role, another problem arrives in the form of the tattooed and pierced daughter of an old friend, all grown-up and already in trouble. Her boyfriend is the only suspect in what looks like a supernatural assault straight out of a horror film. Malevolent entities that feed on fear are loose in Chicago, but it's all in a day's work for a wizard, his faithful dog, and a talking skull named Bob....

My Review:

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Cover Trends I Dislike and Like #12

Monday, June 23, 2014

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? # 9


This meme comes from Book Journey, and it is where you show what books you read last week and what you will be reading this week.



The Books I Read Last Week:

Manga Review: The Earl and the Fairy


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Summary from Goodreads:

Lydia Carlton is a fairy doctor, one of the few people with the ability to see the magical creatures who share our world. During one of her rare trips to London to visit her father, Lydia’s quiet life is suddenly transformed when she is rescued from kidnappers by a mysterious young man! Edgar Ashenbert claims to be descended from the human ruler of the fairy kingdom, and he urgently needs Lydia’s help to find and claim his birthright, the legendary sword of the Blue Knight Earl. Things will never be the same for Lydia as she is pulled into a dangerous quest against dark forces!


My Review:

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo



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The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne.

Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army.

Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who worship her as a Saint. Yet her plans lie elsewhere, with the hunt for the elusive firebird and the hope that an outlaw prince still survives.


Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amplifiers. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields. The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and destruction—and claiming it could cost Alina the very future she’s fighting for.

My Review:

Friday, June 20, 2014

Review: Oblivion by Sasha Dawn



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One year ago, Callie was found in an abandoned apartment, scrawling words on the wall: "I KILLED HIM. His blood is on my hands. His heart is in my soul. I KILLED HIM." But she remembers nothing of that night or of the previous thirty-six hours. All she knows is that her father, the reverend at the Church of the Holy Promise, is missing, as is Hannah, a young girl from the parish. Their disappearances have to be connected and Callie knows that her father was not a righteous man.

Since that fateful night, she's been plagued by graphomania -- an unending and debilitating compulsion to write. The words that flow from Callie's mind and through her pen don't seem to make sense -- until now. 

As the anniversary of Hannah's vanishing approaches, more words and memories bubble to the surface and a new guy in school might be the key to Callie putting together the puzzle. But digging up the secrets she's buried for so long might be her biggest mistake.

My Review:

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Film Thursday # 2: Ginger Snaps (2000)

This meme is hosted by Reviews from a Bookworm, and it is where you share a review of a movie you've seen recently.

I recently rewatched the movie Ginger Snaps that came out in 2000, an indie campy horror story about two sisters where one of them is becoming a werewolf. Kathrine Isabella plays Ginger, the main character who is slowly becoming a werewolf, and she was also recently in the television show Hannibal, which was the reason for this rewatch. I watched the movie years ago during my horror movie phase (which included the slasher films as well) and loved it. My favorite character is Emily Perkins, Bridgette the sister of Ginger who watches as her sister changes, and she is the main character in the second movie, Gingersnaps 2: Unleashed. If you can handle gore and enjoy weird movies that are both scary and funny at the same time, go check out Gingersnaps on Amazon Prime.

Thursday Treasures # 3

Thursday Treasures is where I tell you guys what I love at the moment: books, movies, or anything that I'm obsessing over.
Teen Wolf!
Last week I watched the last three episodes of season 3B of Teen Wolf so I was prepared for the fourth season that is starting on the 23rd of this month! And my love for Stiles has doubled, which was hard because I already loved him already, lol. Dylan O'Brien did an amazing job on the show in season three, and I'm glad he will be coming back for the next one (and Maze Runner!).

Review: End Times by Anna Schumacher



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Carbon County, Wyoming is like a current running through Daphne’s heart.

When life gets too tough to bear in Detroit, Daphne flees to her Uncle Floyd’s home, where she believes she’ll find solace in the silent hills of her childhood summers. But Daphne’s Greyhound bus pulls over in downtown Carbon County and it’s not silence that welcomes her. It’s the sound of trumpets.

Daphne’s desire to start again in simple country comfort is instantly dashed as the townsfolk declare that the End Times are here. And incredible occurrences soon support their belief. Daphne does all she can to keep her head down and ignore the signs. She works a job at the local oil rig, helps around the house, hangs out with her pregnant cousin Janie and gets to know Owen, a mysterious motocross racer and fellow roustabout at the rig. But soon a startling discovery shatters her resolve and calls into question all her doubts and fears.
               
Daphne landed in Carbon County for a reason. She only has to read the signs—and believe.

My Review:

I really enjoyed reading this book, it was another debut, and I will be checking out any other books that Schumacher writes. 


The plot is interesting (I however picked it because of the cover, lol) and it kept me guessing until the end of the book. But mainly I loved the characters in the book, most of all Daphne.

The only thing I did not care for was the multiple POVS, I believe there are three of them (Janie, Daphne, and Owen) and unlike other books the chapters are not labeled with their names. So it was hard figuring out who was next.

My Rating:

Four Out of Five Stars

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday # 8

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, where you pick a book that is coming out soon that you want to read.

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Release Date: July 29th.

Summary from Goodreads:

Five strangers. Countless adventures.One epic way to get lost.

Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her absurdly red car at the moment they need someone the most.

There's HUDSON, a small-town mechanic who is willing to throw away his dreams for true love. And BREE, a runaway who seizes every Tuesday—and a few stolen goods along the way. ELLIOT believes in happy endings…until his own life goes off-script. And SONIA worries that when she lost her boyfriend, she also lost the ability to love.


Hudson, Bree, Elliot and Sonia find a friend in Leila. And when Leila leaves them, their lives are forever changed. But it is during Leila's own 4,268-mile journey that she discovers the most important truth— sometimes, what you need most is right where you started. And maybe the only way to find what you're looking for is to get lost along the way.

My Notes:

I love road trip books, so I cannot wait until this one finally comes out, plus the cover is so awesome. This book is being compared to John Green's novels, so I hope that it is just as good as his. 

Review: Dead Beat (The Dresden Files # 7) by Jim Butcher



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Harry Dresden knows full well that such creatures exist. Paranormal investigations are his stock-in-trade, and Chicago is his beat as he tries to bring law and order to a world that exists on the edges of imagination. Luckily Harry's not alone in this struggle. And though most inhabitants of the Windy City don't believe in magic, there's a department that's been set up within the Chicago PD to deal with "strange" cases: the Special Investigations department.


Karrin Murphy is the head of SI and a good friend of Harry's. So when a deadly vampire threatens to destroy Murphy's reputation unless Harry helps her, he has no choice. The vampire wants the Word of Kemmler and all the power that comes with it - but first Harry has to determine what the Word of Kemmler is. Now Harry is in a race against time - and six necromancers - to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead.

My Review:

Wishlist Wednesday # 8

Wishlist Wednesday is where you show a book that has been on your wishlist/TBR list for a while, the meme is hosted by Pen to Paper.

Forever Odd (Odd Thomas #2) by Dean Koontz
Summary from Goodreads:

16433A childhood friend of Odd’s has disappeared. The worst is feared. But as Odd applies his unique talents to the task of finding the missing person, he discovers something worse than a dead body, encounters an enemy of exceptional cunning, and spirals into a vortex of terror. Once again Odd will stand against our worst fears. Around him will gather new allies and old, some living and some not. For in the battle to come, there can be no innocent bystanders, and every sacrifice can tip the balance between despair and hope. Whether you’re meeting Odd Thomas for the first time or he’s already an old friend, you’ll be led on an unforgettable journey through a world of terror, wonder and delight—to a revelation that can change your life. And you can have no better guide than Odd Thomas
My Notes: It's been a while since I finished the first Odd Thomas novel (and watched the awesome movie) and now I need to finish the series. I managed to snag this book for a dollar at my local used book store, so hopefully I will be reading it in the near future.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Summer TBR list #11



Review: The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings



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Meadow Woodson, a fifteen-year-old girl who has been trained by her father to fight, to kill, and to survive in any situation, lives with her family on a houseboat in Florida. The state is controlled by The Murder Complex, an organization that tracks the population with precision.


The plot starts to thicken when Meadow meets Zephyr James, who is—although he doesn’t know it—one of the MC’s programmed assassins. Is their meeting a coincidence? Destiny? Or part of a terrifying strategy? And will Zephyr keep Meadow from discovering the haunting truth about her family?

My Review:

Monday, June 16, 2014

Review: The City by Dean Koontz


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Summary from Goodreads:

The city changed my life and showed me that the world is deeply mysterious. I need to tell you about her and some terrible things and wonderful things and amazing things that happened . . . and how I am still haunted by them. Including one night when I died and woke and lived again.

Here is the riveting, soul-stirring story of Jonah Kirk, son of an exceptional singer, grandson of a formidable “piano man,” a musical prodigy beginning to explore his own gifts when he crosses a group of extremely dangerous people, with shattering consequences. Set in a more innocent time not so long ago, The City encompasses a lifetime but unfolds over three extraordinary, heart-racing years of tribulation and triumph, in which Jonah first grasps the electrifying power of music and art, of enduring friendship, of everyday heroes.

My Review:

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? # 8



This meme comes from Book Journey, and it is where you show what books you read last week and what you will be reading this week.

The Books I Read Last Week:

Friday, June 13, 2014

Review: Unravel Me (Shatter Me # 2) by Tahereh Mafi


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Summary from Goodreads:

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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.



My Review:

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Review: The One by Kiera Cass



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The Selection changed America Singer's life in ways she never could have imagined. Since she entered the competition to become the next princess of Illéa, America has struggled with her feelings for her first love, Aspen--and her growing attraction to Prince Maxon. Now she's made her choice . . . and she's prepared to fight for the future she wants.

My Review:

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Film Thursday # 1: Tiger Eyes (2013)


This meme is hosted by Reviews from a Bookworm, and it is where you share a review of a movie you've seen recently.













I checked out the movie Tiger Eyes mainly because the indie film is based on a Judy Blume novel, and had not heard much about it but it seemed interesting. Thanks to netflix I was able to watch it, and it was such a great movie, I was surprised that it was not talked about at all.

The story focuses on Davey and her family as they cope with the loss of her father (the movie opens with a shot of Davey and a beautiful song) and the brutality of the way that he passed. The family goes to live with relatives in New Mexico, not the best people, and meets Wolf in the desert. He ends up helping her get back on track and not give up on life.

The supporting cast was okay, but I loved the main actress Willa Howard (it does help that I watch her in the show Arrow as well). The actor that play Wolf (Tatanka Means) was also a great actor, can't wait to see him in more films. And now I want to check out the novel as well.

Four out of Five Stars

Waiting on Wednesday # 7

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, where you pick a book that is coming out soon that you want to read.

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo.

14061957Release Date: June 17th (SO CLOSE YAY)

Summary from Goodreads:

The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne.

Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army.

Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who worship her as a Saint. Yet her plans lie elsewhere, with the hunt for the elusive firebird and the hope that an outlaw prince still survives.


Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amplifiers. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields. The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and destruction—and claiming it could cost Alina the very future she’s fighting for.

My Notes:

I loved the first two books in this series and cannot wait until the last one comes out. I randomly picked up the first book, Shadow and Bone, when it hit paperback last year and did not regret it.



Review: Now & Forever by Susane Colasanti

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Summary from Goodreads:


What if your boyfriend was the world's biggest rockstar?

Sterling is crazy in love with Ethan. Not only is he the sweetest boy she's ever met, but he's an incredibly talented guitarist, singer, and songwriter. And since forever, he's believed he has what it takes to be a star.

When Ethan becomes an overnight sensation, he's thrown head-first into the glam world of celebrity-and so is Sterling. Before she knows it, she's attending red-carpet premieres, getting free designer clothes, and flying around the country to attend Ethan's monumental sold-out concerts.

It's a dream come true...but whose dream is Sterling living? And what do you do when "forever" comes to an end?

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Wishlist Wednesday # 7

Wishlist Wednesday is where you show a book that has been on your wishlist/TBR list for a while, the meme is hosted by Pen to Paper.

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Summary from Goodreads:

Lovestruck Ryoki wants Hatsumi and makes no bones about it. But worse, Azusa invites Hatsumi to a private party with her shady friends to find out what he's really up to. With people plotting against her from all sides, guess who ends up saving Hatsumi from bad and worse?

My Notes:

I picked up the fourth volume in this series because it is a hard one to find, and now I need the third one before I can let myself read more, lol. I hate going out of order.

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I've Read So Far This Year # 10

Review/Reread/Movie: The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

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Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

My Review:


I have a signed copy of this book that I preordered two years ago when it first came out. I love this book so much (and all of his other books) that if I find a cheap copy of the movie cover I will buy it, and that is big for since I don't buy doubles.

Anyway, this is my second time reading TFIOS and I think I love it even more the second time. Also, I'm able to understand the novel more after being college for two years since I first read it. I'm also reading it out loud to my Dad (and my nonfiction loving Dad likes it!) before we go to the movie together, since we spent a lot of time driving around it helps pass the time.

Hazel Grace and Gus are one of my favorite sassy lit couples, and this books always makes me laugh and cry. It's like they are real people and by the end of the book you love the both of them, and it breaks your heart.

I recommend reading this book, even if you have to look up a majority of the words like I did back when I was a senior, lol. And I also recommend the movie, (Ansel does such a great job!) but do not go without some tissues! :D

My Rating:

Five Out of Five Stars

Monday, June 9, 2014

Review: The Lost by Sarah Beth Durst


Summary from Goodreads:



Lost your way?
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Yourself?

Welcome to Lost.

It was supposed to be a small escape. A few hours driving before turning around and heading home. But once you arrive in Lost...well, it's a place you really can't leave. Not until you're Found. Only the Missing Man can send you home. And he took one look at Lauren Chase and disappeared.

So Lauren is now trapped in the town where all lost things go-luggage, keys, dreams, lives-where nothing is permanent, where the locals go feral and where the only people who don't want to kill her are a handsome wild man called the Finder and a knife-wielding six-year-old girl. The only road out of town is engulfed by an impassable dust storm, and escape is impossible....

Until Lauren decides nothing-and no one-is going to keep her here anymore.

My Review:

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? # 7



This meme comes from Book Journey, and it is where you show what books you read last week and what you will be reading this week.

The Books I Read Last Week:

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Review: Split Second by Katie West


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Summary from Goodreads:

Addie hardly recognizes her life since her parents divorced. Her boyfriend used her. Her best friend betrayed her. She can’t believe this is the future she chose. On top of that, her ability is acting up. She’s always been able to Search the future when presented with a choice. Now she can manipulate and slow down time, too . . . but not without a price.

When Addie’s dad invites her to spend her winter break with him, she jumps at the chance to escape into the Norm world of Dallas, Texas. There she meets the handsome and achingly familiar Trevor. He’s a virtual stranger to her, so why does her heart do a funny flip every time she sees him? But after witnessing secrets that were supposed to stay hidden, Trevor quickly seems more suspicious of Addie than interested in her. And she has an inexplicable desire to change that.

Meanwhile, her best friend, Laila, has a secret of her own: she can restore Addie’s memories . . . once she learns how. But there are powerful people who don’t want to see this happen. Desperate, Laila tries to manipulate Connor, a brooding bad boy from school—but he seems to be the only boy in the Compound immune to her charms. And the only one who can help her.

As Addie and Laila frantically attempt to retrieve the lost memories, Addie must piece together a world she thought she knew before she loses the love she nearly forgot . . . and a future that could change everything.

My Review:

Review: Sleep No More by Aprilynne Pike

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Summary from Goodreads:

Charlotte Westing has a gift. She is an Oracle and has the ability to tell the future. But it doesn't do her much good. Instead of using their miraculous power, modern-day Oracles are told to fight their visions—to refrain from interfering. And Charlotte knows the price of breaking the rules. She sees it every day in her wheelchair-bound mother and the absence of her father. But when a premonition of a classmate's death is too strong for her to ignore, Charlotte is forced to make an impossible decision: continue following the rules or risk everything—even her sanity—to stop the serial killer who is stalking her town.


My Review: