Waiting on Wednesday: The Last Star

Title: The Last Star Series: The Fifth Wave (Book #3) Format: Hardcover Expected Publication: May 17th 2016 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers ISBN: 9780399162435 Edition Language: English The synopsis according to Goodreads states: We’re here, then we’re gone, and that was true before they came. That’s always been true. The Others didn’t invent death; they just perfected it. Gave death […]

Book Review: Chimera

“Secrets, however long they are kept, usually still manage to be brought to light. The best you can hope for is that you’ll be in control of when a secret gets out, not if it does.”   ― Vaun Murphrey, Chimera Kindle Edition: Chimera Series: Weaver (Book #1) Pages: 487 pages Publisher: Artemis Femme Date: July 29th 2014 ASIN:B00M8PLUYU Edition Language:English My […]

Book Review: Outlander (Revisited)

“But just then, for that fraction of time, it seems as though all things are possible. You can look across the limitations of your own life, and see that they are really nothing. In that moment when time stops, it is as though you know you could undertake any venture, complete it and come back […]

Book Review- Four: A Divergent Collection

“I want some kind of reminder that while wounds heal, they don’t disappear forever- I carry them everywhere, always, and that is the way of things, the way of scars.”  ― Veronica Roth, Four: A Divergent Story Collection Hardcover: Four: A Divergent Collection Series: Divergent (Books o.1-0.4) Pages: 285 pages Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Date: July 1st 2014 ISBN: 9780062345219 Edition Language: English […]

Book Review: Red Queen

“If you know someone’s fear, you know them.”  ― Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen Hardcover: Red Queen Series: Red Queen (Book #1) Pages: 320 pages Publisher: Orion Date: February 10th 2015 ISBN: 9781409151173 Edition Language: English The poverty-stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers.To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks […]

Book Review: The Winner’s Crime

“Sometimes you think you want something,” Arin told him, “when in reality you need to let it go.”  ― Marie Rutkoski, The Winner’s Crime Hardcover: The Winner’s Crime Series: The Winner’s Trilogy (Book #2) Pages: 416 pages Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Date: March 3rd 2015 ISBN: 9780374384708 The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after […]

Book Review: The Winner’s Curse

“Isn’t that what stories do, make real things fake, and fake things real?”  ― Marie Rutkoski, The Winner’s Curse Paperback: The Winner’s Curse Series: The Winner’s Trilogy Pages: 384 pages Published: Square Fish Date: March 4th 2014 ISBN: 9781250056979 Edition Language: English They were never meant to be together. As a general’s daughter, seventeen-year-old Kestrel enjoys an extravagant and privileged life. Arin […]

Book Review: The 5th Wave

“When the moment comes to stop running from your past, to turn around and face the thing you thought you could not face–the moment when your life teeters between giving up and getting up–when that moment comes, and it always comes, if you can’t get up and you can’t give up either, here’s what you […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Books For Readers Who Like Dystopian Novels

While lurking around the Internet this past weekend I came across an awesome book blog, The Broke and the Bookish, which does a pretty cool Top Ten Tuesday meme. Many of their list ideas sounded pretty interesting, so I thought I’d join in. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books For Readers Who Like _____, and the first […]

Book Review: Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles)

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all? ebook: Fairest Series: The Lunar Chronicles (Book #3.5) Pages: 272 pages Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Date: January 27th 2015 ISBN: 9781250068743 Edition Language: English The synopsis according to Goodreads states: Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before […]