Review : Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Review : Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber Pages : 407 Genre : YA, Fantasy Series : Caraval, book 1 My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show,...

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Review : The Last Star by Rick Yancey

Review : The Last Star by Rick Yancey

The Last Star by Rick Yancey Pages : 338 Genre : YA, Speculative Fiction Series : The 5th Wave, book 3 My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They’re down here, they’re up there, they’re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And...

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Audio Review : The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Audio Review : The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz Narrated by : Madeleine Maby Pages/Time : 304/8h55 Genre : Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband’s body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It’s not the first time. She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the...

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Review : Armada by Ernest Cline

Review : Armada by Ernest Cline

Armada by Ernest Cline Pages : 339 Genre : Science-Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some...

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Review : Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Review : Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll Pages : 352 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve. But Ani has a...

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Audio Reviews : The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West & Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

Audio Reviews : The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West & Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

An audiobook narrator can easily make or break a story, and in the case of these two audiobooks this is exactly what I experienced, though in different ways. One narrator made an okay story pure pleasure, while the other almost had me quitting the book. * * * The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West Narrated by : Shannon McManus Pages/Time : 352/6h37 Genre : YA, Romance Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : When Gia...

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Quick Thoughts : Five Summers, On the Fence, The Secrets of Lily Graves, Panic

Quick Thoughts : Five Summers, On the Fence, The Secrets of Lily Graves, Panic

I went through a lot of books on my YA contemporary reading month, and let’s be honest; for me, there comes a point when it gets almost impossible to have enough interesting thoughts to share on all the books I read. But I still enjoy keeping track of them all, the favorites like the boring ones; so today I’ll be doing it with quick reviews for a few of these books, sharing what I did like about them! Five Summers by Una LaMarche...

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Review : The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Review : The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica Pages : 352 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : “I’ve been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she’s scared. But I will.” Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia...

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