Book Review: Ever After by Eden French

Ashe Pembroke is a modern-day Cinderella with an evil stepmother, a horrid stepsister, and a Prince Charming waiting on the horizon…make that two Prince Charmings! Rich, reformed party boy Sebastian Bradford is drop-dead sexy. He’s the son of a ruthless tycoon with one goal in mind, marry off his son to someone and ensure another […]

Book Review: Little Threats by Emily Schultz

Fifteen years ago privileged twins Carter and Kennedy Wynn, along with their friend Haley, embraced everything that defined the grunge era: partying, boys, and drugs. But after one acid-fueled night, Haley was dead and Kennedy had no memory of what happened, only that she woke up by her dead friend. Now, Kennedy is getting out […]

Book Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth has joined the ranks of YA authors moving into the adult market. Her latest novel Chosen Ones is described as follows: A decade ago near Chicago, five teenagers defeated the otherworldly enemy known as the Dark One, whose reign of terror brought widespread destruction and death. The seemingly un-extraordinary teens—Sloane, Matt, Ines, Albie, […]

Book Review: Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

      Little Secrets starts out strong. It’s a nightmare that no parent wants to imagine: you let go of your child for just a few seconds in a crowded market…and he’s gone!      Sixteen months later, Marin Machado is still living in the void of that moment when she let go of Sebastian to take […]

Book Review: Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan

Ruthless Gods picks up in the same dark, gothic, and mind-bending world that Wicked Saints left us in. But then it throws in even more betrayal, far too many WTH moments to count, and of course, a cliffhanger at the end. In Ruthless Gods, Nadya, Serefin, and Malachiasz are back—and I still don’t know who […]

Book Review: The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow

Imagine a world in which artistic expression and appreciation is banned. In The Sound of Stars, just such a world exists. Two years after a third of the earth’s population was wiped out because of a misunderstanding between representatives of the earth and the invading Ilori, things that trigger human emotion (music, books, and art) […]

Book Review: Cracked Up To Be by Courtney Summers

Parker Fadley is angry.Until recently she was St. Peter’s High’s token “perfect” girl: cheerleading captain, future valedictorian, girlfriend of the most popular boy, and favorite of all the teachers. Now Parker is distancing herself from everything that made her perfect. She’s barely on track to graduate, drinking heavily, and isolating herself from her former friends […]

Book Review: How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischman

Set in 1941, against the harsh backdrop of a remote Alaskan community, How Quickly She Disappears is the story of Elisabeth, a wife and mother living a very quiet life in the far northern reaches of Alaska. Elisabeth is at a point in her life where she is isolated, geographically and emotionally, from her husband, […]

Book Review: Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

Think of all the darkest vengefests you’ve enjoyed in literature and film and you have the experience that is Foul is Fair, the latest novel by Hannah Capin. MacBeth, Heathers, Mean Girls, Kill Bill, and AHS: Coven have all been used to describe elements and the tone of this new book, and they are all […]

Book Review: Storm and Fury (The Harbinger #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Storm and Fury is a spinoff of the Lux series (Edited– this is a spinoff to Dark Elements). As a disclaimer, I have not (yet!) read the Lux series, so my review is based entirely on this book. The world: It’s like ours, but gargoyles (you know, the stone statues!) came off their ledges several years ago […]