Category Archives: ya

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 [...]

Review: Street Dreams by Tama Wise

Categories: 4 butterflies, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, RBR, review, some romance, urban, ya
           Street DreamsTama Wise; Paperback, 264 pagesExpected publication: March 13th 2012 by Bella DistributionTyson Rua has more than his fair share of problems growing up in South Auckland. Working a night job to support his mother and helping bring up his two younger brothers is just the half of it. His best friend Rawiri is falling afoul of a broken home, and now Tyson's fallen in love at first sight.Only thing is, it's another guy.Living life on the sidelines of the local hip-hop scene, Tyson finds that to succeed in becoming a local Read more [...]

Review: The Chosen by Sheenah Freitas

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, mg, RBR, review, Sheenah Freitas, ya
The Chosenby Sheenah Freitas;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublisher: Paper Crane Books (December 8, 2011)Source: review copyKaia's entire life has erupted in flames after an assassin appears and burns her village down. She's rescued by a god from another planet who requests her help because she's the descendant of their last savior. Together with Reeze -- the only other survivor from her village and her appointed guardian -- they set off on a quest to find the treasures of the gods in hopes of preventing a dire prophesy.Kaia and Reeze quickly meet Read more [...]

Review: Half-Blood (Covenant #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Categories: 4 butterflies, Covenant series, Jennifer Armentrout, mythology, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, teen romance, urban fantasy, ya
Half-Bloodby Jennifer L. Armentrout;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished October 18th 2011 by Spencer Hill PressSource: own copyThe Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels who hunt and kill daimons or become servants in the homes of the pures. Seventeen-year-old Alexandria would rather risk her life fighting than waste it scrubbing toilets, but she may end up slumming Read more [...]

Review: But I Love Him by Amanda Grace (Mandy Hubbard)

Categories: 4 butterflies, abuse, Amanda Grace, contemporary, drama, Mandy Hubbard, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, ya
But I Love Himby Amanda Grace (Mandy Hubbard);Editions; paperback, ebookPublished May 8th 2011 by Flux (first published May 1st 2011)Source: own copyAnn was a smiling straight-A student and track star. But after she meets Connor, it all changes. She surrenders everything to be with him, and by graduation, her life has become a dangerous high-wire act. One mistake could trigger Connor's rage, a senseless storm of cruel words and violence damaging everything--and everyone--in its path.~ Goodreads BlurbJesus freaking Christ! I went through 2 boxes Read more [...]
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