Category: Book Reviews

Blog Tour: Fate of the Stars by Arwen Paris with review and giveaway!

Blog Tour: Fate of the Stars by Arwen Paris with review and giveaway!

Hope you’re all having a relaxing Saturday. To kick off this weekend, I’m taking part in the blog tour for Fate of the Stars, a YA science fiction novel by Arwen Paris which was released on September 1st. Keep reading to see the synopsis, read my review and enter the giveaway for the chance to win an Apple iPad mini 4! About the Book When the fate of the world rests upon you… Allison Delaney wants to spend her senior year healing from the loss of her father, to leave the shadows of his death and her junior year break-down behind. […]


Blog Tour: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with review and giveaway!

Blog Tour: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with review and giveaway!

  Today I’m excited to be taking part in the blog tour for the YA cyber thriller ReWired by Shelli Johannes-Wells (writing as S.R. Johannes), which was published on August 27th. ReWired offers a fresh and exciting new take on the genre, and could be described as Ally Carter’s Heist Society meets The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens. Keep reading to discover the synopsis, read my review and enter the giveaway for the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!   About the Book   Sixteen-year-old Ada Lovelace is never more alive and sure of herself than when she’s […]


Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

  Title: The Maze Runner Author: James Dashner Publisher: Chicken House Release date: June 2014 for my edition (originally released Oct 2009) Genre: YA Dystopian No.pages: 371   Synopsis     When the lift cranks open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he’s not alone – an army of boys welcomes him to the Glade, an encampment at the centre of a terrible maze. The Gladers have no idea why they’re there, or what’s happened to the world outside. All they know is that every morning when the walls slide back, they will risk everything to […]


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Posted 22nd July 2017 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: , ,

Book Review: Hippy Chick by Louise Harwood

Book Review: Hippy Chick by Louise Harwood

Title: Hippy Chick Author: Louise Harwood Publisher: Pan Publishing Release date: July 2007 Genre:  Adult contemporary romance No.pages: 357 My rating:  Synopsis Come on in, the water’s lovely . . . Ibiza: paradise for the clubbers, hedonists and sun-seekers, but for Honey Ballantyne it is the only home she has ever known. With the responsibility of running a hotel on her shoulders, and two hippy-dippy parents whose idea of a hard day’s work is a yoga class without their clothes on, Honey feels trapped. When her first love, Edouard, returns to the island from London and truths about her parents start to unravel, Honey […]


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Posted 3rd July 2017 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: ,

Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Title: The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Release date: September 2012 Genre: YA Paranormal/Fantasy No.pages: 409 Synopsis Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them–until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble. But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He is on a quest that […]


Book Review: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Title: Allegiant (Divergent #3) Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: HarperCollins  Release date: October 22nd 2013 Genre: YA Dystopian No.pages: 526 Synopsis The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered – fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered […]


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Posted 21st December 2015 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: , , ,

Book Review: Meritropolis by Joel Ohman

Book Review: Meritropolis by Joel Ohman

Title: Meritropolis Author: JoelOhman Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Release date: September 8th 2014. Genre: YA Dystopian No.pages: 226 Synopsis The year is AE3, 3 years after the Event. Within the walls of Meritropolis, 50,000 inhabitants live in fear, ruled by the brutal System that assigns each citizen a merit score that dictates whether they live or die. Those with the highest scores thrive, while those with the lowest are subject to the most unforgiving punishment—to be thrust outside the city gates, thrown to the terrifying hybrid creatures that exist beyond. But for one High Score, conforming to the System just isn’t […]


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Posted 21st December 2015 in: Book Reviews. Tagged: ,

Book Tour: Ignite the Shadows by Ingrid Seymour-with review and giveaway

Book Tour: Ignite the Shadows by Ingrid Seymour-with review and giveaway

Welcome to my spot on the blog tour for Ignite the Shadows by Ingrid Seymour-a YA Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy novel published by HarperVoyager on April 23rd 2015. You can find the tour schedule here  if you’d like to visit the other blogs, which contain a mix of reviews, excerpts and author interviews. Keep reading to discover the synopsis, read my review and enter the giveaway for the chance to win an Ignite the Shadows eBook and a $25 Amazon Gift Card! About the Book Sixteen-year-old Marci Guerrero is one of the best teen hackers in Seattle. However, she’d give up all her talents to […]