R.I.P. Eliza Hart Author: Alyssa B. Sheinmel Publication Date: November 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 336 Formats: Hardcover, eBook Synopsis: When Eliza Hart, the most popular girl at Ventana Ranch boarding school, is found dead on the cliffs outside her dormitory, Ellie … Continue reading
SynopsisA kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. This is no fairy tale. It all started with the burning of the spindles. No. It all started with a curse… Half sisters Isabelle and Aurora are polar opposites: Isabelle is the king’s headstrong illegitimate daughter, whose sight was tithed by faeries; Aurora, beautiful and sheltered, was tithed her sense of touch and her voice on the same day. Despite their differences, the sisters have always been extremely close. And then everything changes, with a single drop of Aurora’s blood—and a sleep so deep it cannot be broken. As the faerie queen and her army of Vultures prepare to march, Isabelle must race to find a prince who can awaken her sister with the kiss of true love and seal their two kingdoms in an alliance against the queen. Isabelle crosses land and sea; unearthly, thorny vines rise up the palace walls; and whispers of revolt travel in the ashes on the wind. The kingdom falls to ruin under layers of snow. Meanwhile, Aurora wakes up in a strange and enchanted world, where a mysterious hunter may be the secret to her escape…or the reason for her to stay.
Spindle Fire was one of those books that drew me in right off the bat with its enchanted cover and a story that promises a new retelling of Sleeping Beauty – one of my all time favorite fairy tales. Look … Continue reading
Hi everyone! I know I haven’t been posting much recently, and I just wanted to stop by and say a quick hello and pretty much mention why I haven’t been around much or active on Twitter as much as usual. … Continue reading
Fragments of the Lost Author: Megan Miranda Publication Date: November 14th, 2017 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Pages: 384 Formats: Hardcover, eBook Synopsis: Jessa Whitworth knew she didn’t belong in her ex-boyfriend Caleb’s room. But she couldn’t deny that she was … Continue reading
SynopsisI am Anda, and the lake is my mother. I am the November storms that terrify sailors and sink ships. With their deaths, I keep my little island on Lake Superior alive. Hector has come here to hide from his family until he turns eighteen. Isle Royale is shut down for the winter, and there's no one here but me. And now him. Hector is running from the violence in his life, but violence runs through my veins. I should send him away, to keep him safe. But I'm half human, too, and Hector makes me want to listen to my foolish, half-human heart. And if I do, I can't protect him from the storms coming for us.
When a copy of The November Girl showed up in my mailbox, I was pretty excited. I had fallen in love with the beautiful blue cover and the synopsis was really intriguing to me, so I was really excited to … Continue reading
This Mortal Coil Author: Emily Suvada Series: This Mortal Coil, #1 Publication Date: November 7th, 2017 Publisher: Simon Pulse Synopsis: Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. … Continue reading
SynopsisAnya could really use a friend. But her new BFF isn't kidding about the "forever" part . . . Of all the things Anya expected to find at the bottom of an old well, a new friend was not one of them. Especially not a new friend who's been dead for a century. Falling down a well is bad enough, but Anya's normal life might actually be worse. She's embarrassed by her family, self-conscious about her body, and she's pretty much given up on fitting in at school. A new friend—even a ghost—is just what she needs. Or so she thinks. Spooky, sardonic, and secretly sincere, Anya's Ghost is a wonderfully entertaining debut graphic novel from author/artist Vera Brosgol.
I go through a lot of times when I don’t feel like I have the attention span to really keep interest in reading an actual novel, and then there are times when I am recovering from a book hangover from … Continue reading
Into the Black Author: Ava Jae Series: Beyond the Red, #2 Publication. Date: November 14, 2017 Publisher: Sky Pony Press Pages: 360 Formats: Hardcover, eBook Synopsis: The world ruler is dead, technology foundational to their society destroyed, and Safara is on the brink of … Continue reading
The Dark Intercept Author: Julia Keller Series: The Dark Intercept, #1 Publication Date: October 31st, 2017 Publisher: Tor Teen Synopsis: The State controls your emotions. What would you pay to feel free? In a radiant world of endless summer, the … Continue reading