Category Archives: ya

Bee on Books: The Survivalistas: Indiana by Shandy Jo

Categories: 4 butterflies, bee on books, fluttering thoughts, paranormal, RBR, romance, Shandy Jo, The Survivalistas series, ya
The Survivalistas: Indiana (The Survivalistas #1) By Shandy Jo Editions: ebook Published: March 2nd 2014 by Smashwords Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance Source: review copy In a Buzz: Unusual project, intriguing "Citizens are warned not to eat any meat products." Indiana is the perfect daughter girl-girl for her mom and tom boy for her dad. While spending the weekend at her fathers survival school, she returns to find the world in the grip of a bio-terrorist attack. Terrorist have infected several meat packing plants across Read more [...]

Fate by Amanda Hocking

Categories: 1 butterfly, Amanda Hocking, My Blood Approves series, paranormal, review, romance, ROMR, symphony of ya butterflies, vampires, ya
Fate (My Blood Approves #2) By Amanda Hocking Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: April 15th 2010 Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance Source: own copy In a Note: I was very, very disappointed. Fate - the second installment in the My Blood Approves series... Alice Bonham thinks she's finally found a balance in her life between the supernatural and real life with her brother Milo. Jack - her sorta vampire boyfriend - keeps her at arm's length to keep her safe. As for his brother Peter... she's not sure Read more [...]

The Girl with the Windup Heart by Kady Cross

Categories: 5 butterflies, fluttering thoughts, Kady Cross, magic, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, romance, steampunk, Steampunk Chronicles series, ya
The Girl with the Windup Heart (Steampunk Chronicles #4) By Kady Cross Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback,} Expected publication: May 27th 2014 by Harlequin TEEN Genre: Young Adult Steampunk / Paranormal / Romance Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Awesome end to an awesome series! In 1897 London, a final showdown is about to begin. London's underworld is no place for a young woman, even one who is strong, smart and part-automaton like Mila. But when master criminal Jack Dandy inadvertently breaks her heart, she takes off, determined Read more [...]

Discussion: The Best Villains Of YA Literature

Categories: discussion, symphony of ya butterflies, ya
More often than not, every good story always has two sides; the good and the bad. The drill is that most of the time the good side wins (yay for us). But they obviously have to face a lot of hardships and go against some twisted freaks in order to get where they are; so let's just take a moment to look back and see the worst possible villains that we've ever encountered in YA literature (in no particular Order) A) Sebastian Morgenstern from The Mortal Instruments: This guy has got to be one of the most scary villains there is. I mean, he's Read more [...]

Black Bear Lake by Leslie Liautaud

Categories: book tour, fiction, Leslie Liautaud, spotlight, women's, Worldwind Virtual book tours, ya
Black Bear Lake By Leslie Liautaud Editions: ebook, paperback Published: March 14th 2014 Genre: Young Adult / Women's Fiction Adam Craig, a forty year-old stock trader in Chicago, finds his marriage teetering on the rocks and his life at a standstill. Desperate and on the edge of personal collapse, Adam takes the advice of a therapist and travels to his childhood family compound on Black Bear Lake with hopes of making peace with his past. Stepping onto the northern Wisconsin property, he relives the painful memories of the summer Read more [...]

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead

Categories: 4 butterflies, Bloodlines series, magic, paranormal, review, Richelle Mead, romance, ROMR, symphony of ya butterflies, ya
The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) By Richelle Mead Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: November 19th 2013 by Razorbill Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance Source: own copy In a Note: full of love and emotion and warmth and sorrow Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling Read more [...]