Tag: 2013 reads

This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales Review: For anyone who ever felt out of place

This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales Review: For anyone who ever felt out of place

High school was an awkward experience for me. I got good grades and won awards for being top of the class. If this wasn’t social suicide then, I don’t know what was. My friends at school weren’t exactly the popular ones, we just never quite fit in anywhere else. Luckily, I found my place at social activities […]

December 16, 2013 | 58 Comments
AUS Giveaway & Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Official Illustrated Movie Companion

AUS Giveaway & Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Official Illustrated Movie Companion

The Catching Fire Official Illustrated Movie Companion is the great way to relive this highly anticipated movie and get behind the scenes insight into how it was put together. Featuring high quality illustrations and movie stills of Catching Fire during its filming, the companion is beautiful to look at and captures the movie perfectly. While I […]

December 15, 2013 | 46 Comments
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller Review – Teen Soldier Returns from War

Something Like Normal by Trish Doller Review – Teen Soldier Returns from War

Something Like Normal is about a teenage soldier who returns home to visit after serving as a Marine in Afghanistan. After living life constantly on the look out for threats, defending himself against the Taliban, and losing his best friend, Travis finds being at home to be completely surreal. He’s still on edge and gets […]

December 10, 2013 | 35 Comments
The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead Review: Forbidden romance & flaming fireballs

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead Review: Forbidden romance & flaming fireballs

We’ve waited four books for it, and the Sydney and Adrian chemistry in The Fiery Heart is off the charts. The Bloodlines series has been a really slow burn thus far, but this is where the romance really ramps up and they can finally be happy together in their forbidden romance. Sydney has really changed for […]

December 9, 2013 | 34 Comments
The Man Who Watched the World End by Chris Dietzel Review: You can’t get more literal than that

The Man Who Watched the World End by Chris Dietzel Review: You can’t get more literal than that

I’ve never read a dystopian like The Man Who Watched the World End, one that is set after the post apocalyptic events have occurred and not amidst the action. There are no other living humans in sight, aside from the narrator and his brother, and they are both old men nearing the end of their […]

December 5, 2013 | 19 Comments
ARC Review: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner – A classical otherworldly romance

ARC Review: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner – A classical otherworldly romance

I came into These Broken Stars thinking it was going to be a sci-fi story, but instead it was a classic romance, with a heavy survival focus. Tarver and Lilac first meet on a ship called the Icarus, where he’s drawn to her sharpness and good looks and she’s bemused by his lack of knowledge […]

December 2, 2013 | 44 Comments
Giveaway & Review: Sia by Josh Grayson – Redemption for a mean girl

Giveaway & Review: Sia by Josh Grayson – Redemption for a mean girl

Reviews for SIA “A compelling read full of intrigue, romance, and lots of surprises. I couldn’t wait to see what happened next!” – Jennifer Read Hawthorne, #1 New York Times bestselling author “There have been very few books that made me think they made to someday become a movie (i.e. Warm Bodies, The Host). And I […]

ACID by Emma Pass Review: Kicking ass with multiple identities

ACID by Emma Pass Review: Kicking ass with multiple identities

Reminiscent of the TV show Alias and the movie SALT, ACID is a futuristic dystopian featuring a kickass main character assuming multiple identities throughout the novel, with nonstop action, romance and constant twists and turns. Jenna Strong is serving a life sentence in prison for killing her parents. Despite being the only female, she can […]

November 28, 2013 | 42 Comments