Tag: 2014 reads

Dystopian YA Reviews #2: After the End by Amy Plum & The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

Dystopian YA Reviews #2: After the End by Amy Plum & The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

As I was warned, After The End isn’t a dystopian but instead, a contemporary/dystopian blend. It features an interesting outlook from a girl who thinks that World War III has happened and that her clan are the only survivors, but finds out she was lied to all along. Juneau has lived in the Alaskan wilderness all […]

January 5, 2015 | 50 Comments
The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester Review: Princess Syndrome

The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester Review: Princess Syndrome

The Rapunzel Dilemma is a fresh modern retelling of Rapunzel, featuring an aspiring actress at the London Drama Academy. From rehearsals of Shakespeare, to being taught by a famous actress, to classes featuring movement, the book gives us a fine appreciation of the Arts. Lily de Tourney is extremely determined to be an actress and tries […]

December 23, 2014 | 15 Comments
Giveaway & Review: Symbiont by Mira Grant

Giveaway & Review: Symbiont by Mira Grant

Only Mira Grant could write a series about tapeworm horror, and make it compelling, intelligent, well thought out and absolutely terrifying. The Parasitology series explores a world dominated by science, where people rely on tapeworm implants for perfect health and longevity. While Parasite explored how this technology was invented and how it was adopted across […]

December 22, 2014 | 29 Comments
Contemporary YA Reviews #4 – Flirty Dancing by Jenny McLachlan & Red at Night by Katie McGarry

Contemporary YA Reviews #4 – Flirty Dancing by Jenny McLachlan & Red at Night by Katie McGarry

I can’t help but feel I’m in the wrong age group for Flirty Dancing. It’s incredibly light and fluffy, and with the main character Bea being only 14, I’d take a guess that it’s aimed towards the younger YA spectrum (of which I am nowhere near). It took me a few goes of picking up this book, […]

December 18, 2014 | 29 Comments
Let it Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green & Lauren Myracle Review: Captures the Magic of Christmas

Let it Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green & Lauren Myracle Review: Captures the Magic of Christmas

Let it Snow is a cute, fluffy book set around Christmas time, revolving around different teenagers in the small town of Gracetown who find love. It explores a set of different relationships and situations, one new, one developing and one old. Three different stories make up the book which are each written by a different […]

December 15, 2014 | 42 Comments
Addicted For Now by Krista & Becca Ritchie Review: Recovering Alcoholic & Sex Addict

Addicted For Now by Krista & Becca Ritchie Review: Recovering Alcoholic & Sex Addict

A recovering sex addict and an alcoholic, how could a relationship like that work? Addicted For Now proves that it’s workable, especially when it comes to the sheer love Lily and Lo have for each other. It was always going to be shaky ground as Lily and Lo learn to feel comfortable in their relationship and work […]

December 11, 2014 | 30 Comments