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Review: Grave Mercy by R.L. LaFevers

Categories: 4 butterflies, His Fair Assassin series, historical, netgalley, paranormal, R.L. LaFevers, RBR, review, some romance, ya
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1)by R.L. LaFevers;Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback;Published April 3rd 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt;Source: netgalley;Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin Read more [...]

Review: Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

Categories: 5 butterflies, Aimee Carter, Goddess Test series, mythology, netgalley, RBR, review, romance, ya
Goddess Interruptedby Aimee Carter;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished March 27th 2012 by HarlequinTeenSource: netgalleyKate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life with Henry in the Underworld, she'll have to fight for it.Becoming immortal wasn't supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she's as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he's becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate's coronation, Henry is abducted by Read more [...]

Review: Spellcaster by Cara Lynn Shultz

Categories: 3 butterflies, Cara Lynn Shultz, netgalley, RBR, review, Spellbound series, teen romance, witches, ya
Spellcasterby Cara Lynn Shultz;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished March 27th 2012 by Harlequin TeenSource: netgalleyFinding your eternal soulmate - easy.Stopping a true-love-hungry evil - not so much…After breaking a centuries-old romantic curse, Emma Connor is (almost) glad to get back to normal problems. Although...it's not easy dealing with the jealous cliques and gossip that rule her exclusive Upper East Side prep, even for a sixteen-year-old newbie witch. Having the most-wanted boy in school as her eternal soul mate sure helps ease the pain-especially Read more [...]

Review: Possess by Gretchen McNeil

Categories: 4 butterflies, demons, exorcism, paranormal, review, ROMR, teen romance, ya
Possessby Gretchen McNeil;Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback (preorder)Published August 23rd 2011 by HarperCollins, Inc.Source: own copyFifteen-year-old Bridget Liu just wants to be left alone: by her overprotective mom, by the hunky son of the police officer who got her father killed, and by the eerie voices which she can suddenly and inexplicably hear. Turns out the voices are demons - the Biblical kind, not the Buffy kind - and Bridget possesses the rare ability to banish them.San Francisco's senior exorcist and his newly assigned partner Read more [...]

Review: Fox (The Vendetta Series #1) by Parrisha Martelly

Categories: adventure, did not finish, fantasy, Parrisha Martelly, RBR, review, The Vendetta Series, ya
Foxby Parrisha Martelly;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished August 4th 2011 by Parrisha Martelly (first published August 3rd 2011)Source: review copyA wind whips through the trees, carrying with it the call of Pandora's Box. It will choose one victim, as it does every year, and beckon its quarry to open it. He will have one year to find the box. Or die.Twenty-year-old Fox is heir to the House of Lords, a group dedicated to protecting Pandora’s Box from the chosen who seek to open it. When the new chosen kidnaps her father, Fox rushes to find him.Joined Read more [...]

Review: Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer

Categories: 3 butterflies, Lunar Chronicles series, Marissa Meyer, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, retelling, review, ROMR, steampunk, teen romance, ya
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)by Marissa Meyer;Editions: ebook, paperback, audiobook, hardcoverPublished January 3rd 2012 by Feiwel & FriendsSource: own copyHumans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl...Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her Read more [...]
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