Sci-Fi/Fantasy · Young Adult Fiction

ARC Review: Mars Girls by Mary Turzillo

Title: Mars Girls | Series: Standalone | Author: Mary Turzillo | Publisher: Apex Book Company | Publication date: June 13th 2017 | Num. Pages: 300 | Genre: Sci-fi, YA | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher ★★★★ 4 stars – a good space-age novel for the Young Adult in us all Many thanks to Andrea and Apex Book Company for providing me… Continue reading ARC Review: Mars Girls by Mary Turzillo

Young Adult Fiction

Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Title: Ink and Bone | Series: The Great Library #1 | Author: Rachel Caine | Publisher: Alison and Busby | Publication date: July 7th 2015 | Num. Pages: 407 | Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian, Fantasy ★★★★ 4 stars – A book about books? Yes please! Synopsis Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. In a world where the ancient Great Library of Alexandria was never destroyed,… Continue reading Review: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Young Adult Fiction

Arc Review: Of Sand and Malice Made by Bradley Beaulieu

Title: Of Sand & Malice Made | Series: The Song of the Shattered Sands #0.5 | Author: Bradley Beaulieu | Publisher: Gollancz| Publication date: September 8th 2016 | Num. Pages: 240 | Genre: Contemporary Romance, Chick Lit ★★★.5 3.5 stars – An interesting concept of a pit fighting, steroid taking young adult. Many thanks to Stevie F and Gollancz for providing me a copy… Continue reading Arc Review: Of Sand and Malice Made by Bradley Beaulieu

Sci-Fi/Fantasy · Young Adult Fiction

Review: The Elite (The Selection #2) by Kiera Cass

Title: The Elite | Series: The Selection, #2 | Author: Kiera Cass | Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks | Publication date: April 23rd 2013 | Num. Pages: 324 | Genre: Young adult, Dystopia, Fantasy ★★★★ 4 stars – A good concept with lots of paranormal beasties My review of The Selection is here Synopsis The Selection gets fierce as rivals stake their claim on the Prince. Six girls, one… Continue reading Review: The Elite (The Selection #2) by Kiera Cass

Sci-Fi/Fantasy · Young Adult Fiction

Review: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Title: Flawed | Series: Standalone | Author: Cecelia Ahern | Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks | Publication date: March 24th 2016 | Num. Pages: 334 | Genre: Dystopian, Young Adult ★★★★ 4 stars – A good concept within a harsh dystopian world Many thanks to HarperCollins Children’s Books and Netgalley for giving me an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis The stunning YA… Continue reading Review: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Young Adult Fiction

Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Title: The Selection Author: Kiera Cass Series: The Selection #1 The Verdict: ★★★★ For: Dystopias and reality TV shows Genres: Young Adult, Dystopia Publication details: April 2012 by Harper Teen Publishing Format: Kindle, 339 pages  All images link back to their respective Goodreads page ***This review contains some SPOILERS. Highlight the white passages to read them!***

Young Adult Fiction

Book Review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title: Half-Blood Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Series: Covenant #1 & #0.5 The Verdict: ★★ For: Lovers of Vampire Academy Genres: Paranormal Romance, Mythology, Fantasy, Young Adult fiction Publication details: Originally published October 18th, 2011 by Spencer Hill Press. Republished with prequel novella Daimon August 14th, 2014 by Hodder Format: Paperback, 383 pages  All images link back to their respective Goodreads page