Monthly Archives: March 2013

If it Bleeds, it Leads, by Amanda M. Lee (2012)

If it Bleeds, it Leads by Amanda M. Lee My rating: 5 of 5 stars Avery Shaw is obnoxious and self-absorbed, and she often lacks that inner-filter most people have. She’s prone to speak before she thinks, and that often … Continue reading

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UnEnchanted (An Unfortunate Fairy Tale #1), by Chandra Hahn (2011)

UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn My rating: 3 of 5 stars Mina Grime doesn’t keep a diary, so much as a journal she calls “Unaccomplishments and Epic Disasters.” In her life, it’s a pretty apt title. Mina is clumsy. Not socially … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghost Town, by Kate Ellison (2013)

Notes from Ghost Town by Kate Ellison My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sixteen-year-old Olivia Tithe has had better epochs in her life. Her parents divorced, and she lost her ability to see colors and flunked out of art school. … Continue reading

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The Lost Soul, by Jessica Sorensen (2012)

The Lost Soul by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 4 of 5 stars What’s a girl to do? When last we see them, Gemma and her friends stop legion hordes of Death Walkers, led by her boyfriend’s evil father, and the … Continue reading

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Supernatural Freak, by Louisa Klein (2012)

Supernatural Freak by Louisa Klein My rating: 4 of 5 stars (note: I received an advance review copy from the publisher) As Gock would say, “Please Gods,” let “Supernatural Freak” be the start of a paranormal series. (Don’t worry–you’ll meet … Continue reading

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The Promise, by Jessica Sorensen (2012)

The Promise by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are two author tricks I hate when I read the final, climactic book in a series. Bless her, Jessica Sorensen avoids both of them in “The Promise,” her … Continue reading

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The Vision, by Jessica Sorensen (2011)

The Vision by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s my friend Amy’s birthday next week. I think she’ll be 27. However, when we were chatting the other night, I joked that she’d finally be old enough to … Continue reading

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The Underworld, by Jessica Sorensen (2011)

The Underworld by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The Underworld” picks up where “Fallen Star” left off. Gemma knows her mother was remanded to The Underworld by Stephan, the evil bastard/father of Aislin and Alex. Everyone agrees … Continue reading

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