The Long Way Home by Andrew Klavan

Title: The Long Way Home (The Homelanders Book Two) Author: Andrew Klavan Genre: YA thriller Hardcover: 352 pages Source: Review Copy Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: I've had this book for some time now but what kept me from reading it was that it was the second book in the Homelanders Series. So... Continue Reading →

Ash by Melinda Lo

Title: Ash Author: Melinda Lo Genre: Young Adult/ Fantasy Source: Library Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (September 1, 2009) Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: By now most of us know this book is a retelling of the favorite childhood fairy tale -Cinderella. But this is book... Continue Reading →

Evermore by Alyson Noel

Title: Evermore Author: Alyson Noel Genre: Young Adult (Fantasy) Source: Personal Library Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 edition (February 3, 2009) Rating: 3 out of 5 My thoughts: 16 year old Ever has to change her school, her town and go live with her aunt when her parents and her 12 year... Continue Reading →

Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

Title: Lock and Key Author: Sarah Dessen (blog) Genre: Fiction-Young Adult Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Viking Juvenile; First Printing, First Edition edition (April 22, 2008) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My thoughts: Ruby Cooper is a 18 year old teenager who shoulders more burden than she should at such a young age. Her mother is... Continue Reading →

Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kephart

Title: Nothing but Ghosts Author: Beth Kephart Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: HarperTeen (June 23, 2009) Genre: Young Adult Set in: USA Rating: 3.5 out of 5 My thoughts: I first heard about this book on a book drive. I think it was a very brilliant initiative but somehow it put me off buying the book.... Continue Reading →

Ice by Sarah Beth Durst

Title: Ice Author: Sarah Beth Durst Source: Library Genre: Young Adult Set in: Alaska Awards: 2009 Andre Norton Award Finalist Rating: 3.75 out of 5 My thoughts: Ice was another YA fantasy that was praised across the internet and one that I had high hopes for. I wont say I was disappointed completely but I... Continue Reading →

Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley

Title: Violet Wings Author: Victoria Hanley Reading level: Young Adult Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: EgmontUSA (August 25, 2009) Source: Library Rating: 3 out of 5 My thoughts: I love reading about fairies and the synopsis of Violet Wings sounded really good. Not to mention I love the cover too. But I have to say I... Continue Reading →

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