Category Archives: ya

A girl with a secret by Maria Andreu + Giveaway

Categories: book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, Maria Andreu, Worldwind Virtual book tours, ya
The Secret Side of EmptyBy Maria E. AndreuEditions: hereExpected publication: 2014 by Running Press KidsGenre: YA ContemporaryYou've heard the news stories. Now hear the real story.M.T. is starting her senior year with a lot going for her. She gets great grades, has a best friend she met in kindergarten and a boyfriend who is sweet and into her. But life – at least as she knows it – is about to end.M.T. is what the news calls “illegal” – she came to the U.S. with her parents as a baby and never got the right papers that allowed her Read more [...]

DNF: Weather Witch by Shannon Delany

Categories: did not finish, historical, netgalley, paranormal, review, Shannon Delany, steampunk, Weather Witch series, witches, ya
Weather Witch (Weather Witch #1)By Shannon DelanyEditions: ebook, paperbackExpected publication: June 25th 2013 by St. Martin's GriffinGenre: YA Steampunk / HistoricalSource: NetGalleyIn a vastly different and darker Philadelphia of 1844, steam power has been repressed, war threatens from deep, dark waters, and one young lady of high social standing is expecting a surprise at her seventeenth birthday party–but certainly not the one she gets!Jordan Astraea, who has lived out all of her life in Philadelphia’s most exclusive neighborhood, is preparing Read more [...]

XVI by Julia Karr

Categories: 3 butterflies, dystopia, fluttering thoughts, Julia Karr, post-apocalyptic, RAWBLlinkup, ROMR, teen romance, XVI series, ya
XVI (XVI #1)By Julia KarrEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished: January 6th 2011 by SpeakGenre: YA DystopiaSource: own copyEvery girl gets one.An XVI tattoo on the wrist--sixteen.Some girls can't wait to be sixteen, to be legal. Nina is not one of them. Even though she has no choice in the matter, she knows that so long as her life continues as normal, everything will be okay.Then, with one brutal strike, Nina's normal is shattered; and she discovers that nothing that she believed about her life is true. But there's one boy who can help--and he just Read more [...]

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Categories: 5 butterflies, Daughter of Smoke & Bone series, Laini Taylor, magic, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, review, romance, ROMR, seraphims, ya
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #1)By Laini TaylorEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished: September 27th 2011 by Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersGenre: YA Paranormal / RomanceSource: own xopyAround the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly Read more [...]

The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross

Categories: 5 butterflies, arc, fluttering thoughts, historical, Kady Cross, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, romance, steampunk, Steampunk Chronicles series, ya
The Girl with the Iron Touch (Steampunk Chronicles #3)By Kady CrossEditions: ebook, hardcoverPublished: May 28th 2013 by Harlequin TEENGenre: YA Steampunk / RomanceSource: NetGalleyIn 1897 London, something not quite human is about to awaken When mechanical genius Emily is kidnapped by rogue automatons, Finley Jayne and her fellow misfits fear the worst. What's left of their archenemy, The Machinist, hungers to be resurrected, and Emily must transplant his consciousness into one of his automatons—or forfeit her friends' lives. With Griffin being Read more [...]

Ignite by Kaitlyn Davis

Categories: 2 butterflies, fluttering thoughts, Kaitlyn Davis, Midnight Fire series, paranormal, RBR, teen romance, vampires, ya
Ignite (Midnight Fire #1)By Kaitlyn DavisEditions: ebookPublished: October 9th 2011Genre: YA Paranormal / RomanceSource: review copy"With one last look, one final search of the lines of his face for some sign, Kira turned and ran away from the sound of the man she loved laughing in the face of her death."When Kira Dawson moves to South Carolina, she meets Luke, a blond goofball who quickly becomes her best friend, and Tristan, a mysterious bad boy who sends shivers down her spine. Kira knows they're keeping secrets, but when she discovers Tristan's Read more [...]