Category Archives: bomy award of excellence

Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, John Green, RAWBLlinkup, review, romance, ROMR, ya
The Fault in Our StarsBy John GreenEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished: January 10th 2012 by Dutton BooksGenre: YA Contemporary / Romance / DramaSource: own copyDespite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel s story is about to be completely rewritten.Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Read more [...]

Review: Dare You To by Katie McGarry

Categories: 5 butterflies, arc, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, Katie McGarry, netgalley, new adult, Pushing the Limits series, RBR, romance
Dare You To (Pushing the Limits #2) By Katie McGarryEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackExpected publication: May 28th 2013 by Harlequin TeenGenre: New Adult Contemporary / RomanceSource: NetGalleyRyan lowers his lips to my ear. "Dance with me, Beth.""No." I whisper the reply. I hate him and I hate myself for wanting him to touch me again...."I dare you..."If anyone knew the truth about Beth Risk's home life, they'd send her mother to jail and seventeen-year-old Beth who knows where. So she protects her mom at all costs. Until the day her uncle Read more [...]

Review: Follow Her Home by Steph Cha

Categories: 5 butterflies, arc, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, mystery, netgalley, new adult, RBR, review, Steph Cha, thriller
Follow Her HomeBy Steph ChaEditions: ebook, hardcoverExpected publication: April 16th 2013 by Minotaur BooksGenre: NA Contemporary / Mystery / Thriller Source: NetGalleyJuniper Song knows secrets–how to keep them and how to search them out. As a girl, noir fiction was her favorite escape, and Philip Marlowe has always been her literary idol. So when her friend Luke asks her to investigate a possible affair between his father and a young employee, Juniper (or "Song" as her friends call her) finds an opportunity to play detective. Driving through Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Soulless by Gail Carriger

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult, bomy award of excellence, fluttering thoughts, Gail Carriger, Parasol Protectorate series, RAWBLlinkup, romance, ROMR, steampunk
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate #1)By Gail CarrigerEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished: October 1st 2009 by OrbitGenre: Adult Steampunk / RomanceSource: own copyFirst, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette.Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire - and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria Read more [...]

Review: Songs for the New Depression by Kergan Edwards-Stout

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult romance, bomy award of excellence, drama, Kergan Edwards-Stout, lgbt, literary, m/m, RBR, review
Songs for the New DepressionBy Kergan Edwards-StoutEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished October 25th 2011 by Circumspect PressGenre: Literary / MxM Romance / DramaSource: review copyGabriel Travers knows he's dying; he just can't prove it. Despite his doctor's proclamations to the contrary and rumors of a promising new HIV drug cocktail, all it takes is one glance into the mirror to tell Gabe everything he needs to know. His ass, once the talk of West Hollywood, now looks suspiciously like a Shar-Pei, prompting even more talk around town.Back Read more [...]

Review: Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, contemporary, drama, Katie McGarry, netgalley, RBR, review, teen romance, ya
Pushing the LimitsBy Katie McGarryEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackExpected publication: July 31st 2012 by Harlequin TeenGenre: YA ContemporarySource: netgalley"I won't tell anyone, Echo. I promise." Noah tucked a curl behind my ear. It had been so long since someone touched me like he did. Why did it have to be Noah Hutchins? His dark brown eyes shifted to my covered arms. "You didn't do that-did you? It was done to you?" No one ever asked that question. They stared. They whispered. They laughed. But they never asked. "An edgy romance that Read more [...]
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