Category: Reviews

The Lifeboat Clique

Posted August 25, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Reviews / 2 Comments
The Lifeboat Clique

The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks Rating: 4/5 stars Published: March 1, 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Series: Standalone Summary from Goodreads: Some people might say that Denver had a death wish. Why else would she have dared to sneak into a Malibu beach party where she’d be surrounded by enemies, namely including her ex-BFF Abigail? Oh […]

Rebel Spring

Posted August 22, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 1 Comment
Rebel Spring

Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes Rating: 4.5/5 stars Published: December 3, 2013 by Razorbill Pages: 401 hardcover Genre: YA High Fantasy Series: #2 in the Falling Kingdoms series Summary from Goodreads:  The road to power… is paved with blood and magic. Cleo is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King […]

The Crown’s Game

Posted August 18, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Reviews / 9 Comments
The Crown’s Game

  The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye Rating: 3.5/5 stars Published: May 12, 2016 Pages: 399 Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Fantasy Series: First in a duology Summary from Goodreads:Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only […]

This Savage Song

Posted August 15, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Dystopian, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
This Savage Song

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab Rating: four out of five stars Published: July 5, 2016 Pages: 427 Summary from Goodreads: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes […]

The Wrath and the Dawn

Posted August 11, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
The Wrath and the Dawn

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh Rating: five out of five stars Published: May 12, 2015 Pages: 388 Summary from Goodreads: One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a […]

Shiny Broken Pieces

Posted August 4, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Reviews / 4 Comments
Shiny Broken Pieces

Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton Rating: five out of five stars Published: July 12, 2016 Pages: 384 Summary from Goodreads: June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than […]

My Lady Jane

Posted July 28, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Historical Fiction, Reviews / 8 Comments
My Lady Jane

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Rating: five out of five stars Published: June 7, 2016 Summary from Goodreads: Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be planning for his first kiss than considering who will […]