Category: Book Reviews

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1) by Patrick Ness

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness Published: May 2008 Genres: Young Adult, Dystopia Format: paperback Maturity Rating: Some violence but average for a YA book Rating: 5/5 stars About THE KNIFE OF NEVER LETTING GO (taken from goodreads.com) Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee — whose thoughts Todd can hear too, whether he wants to or not — stumble upon an area of complete silence. They find that in a town where privacy is […]

Posted July 16, 2013 / Leave a comment

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1) by Rae Carrson

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson Published: September 2011 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Format: hardcover Maturity Rating: Some violence but average for a YA book Rating: 3/5 stars About THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS (taken from raecarson.com) Elisa is the chosen one. But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will. Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess. […]

Posted July 16, 2013 / Leave a comment

Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death #1) by Bethany Griffin

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin Published: April 2012 Genres: Young Adult, Paranormal Format: hardcover Maturity Rating: Some violence but average for a YA book Rating: 3/5 stars About MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: (taken from bethanygriffin.com) Everything is in ruins. A devastating plague has decimated the population. And those who are left live in fear of catching it as the city crumbles to pieces around them. So what does Araby Worth have to live for? Nights in the Debauchery Club, beautiful dresses, glittery make-up . . . and tantalizing ways to forget it all. But in the depths of the club—in the depths […]

Posted July 16, 2013 / Leave a comment

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen

First of all you should know that I love Sarah Dessen. She’s great at creating characters that you can relate to and I was really excited when she announced she was coming out with this book. While this book was not my favorite of hers it was still a good read. The plot was generally the same as her other books which is about a summer on the beach. I liked the majority of the characters except I couldn’t stand Theo. Why? Because he annoys me like crazy. He’s one of those crazy, hyper, excitable city guys who doesn’t understand […]

Posted June 30, 2013 / Leave a comment