Archives by Tag 'Review'



Mini-Review: Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins September 15, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Romance, Young Adult
lolaandtheboynextdoor-spPublisher: Dutton Books Published: September 29, 2011 Copyright: 2011 Pages: 338 Form: Hardback Series: Beloved Series (2) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion…she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit–more sparkly, more fun, more wild–the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted

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Mini-Review: Remembered Death by Agatha Christie September 2, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Mystery, Uncategorized
remembereddeath-acPublisher: Pocket Books Published: November 2, 1984 Copyright: 1943 Pages: 194 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter When lively, lovely Rosemary Barton died of cyanide-laced champagne at an elegant London nightclub, the coroner ruled it a suicide.  But the anonymous letters put it quite differently–“She was killed”–and suddenly a shocking array of motives

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Review: Holes by Louis Sachar August 29, 2014 | Reviews
holes-lsPublisher: Scholastic Published: January 1, 1998 Copyright: 1998 Pages: 231 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Stanley Yelnats is under a curse.  A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses.  Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boy’s detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the

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Mini-Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green August 22, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
anabundanceofkatherines-jgPublisher:  Penguin Group Published: September 21, 2006 Copyright: 2006 Pages: 215 Form: Paperback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from

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Quickie Review: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick August 6, 2014 | Quickie Reviews, Young Adult
mylifenetdoor-hfPublisher: Dial Books Published: June 14, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 394 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, messy, affectionate. And every day from her rooftop perch, Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs

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Mini-Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green June 20, 2014 | Mini Reviews, Young Adult
thefaultinourstars-jgPublisher:  Dutton Books Published: January 10th, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 313 Form: Hardback Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears

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Quickie Review: Torn Between Two Lovers by Carl Weber June 19, 2013 | Black Fiction, Quickie Reviews, Romance
tornbetweentwolovers-cwPublisher: Kensington Publishing Corp. Published: September 1, 2011 Copyright: 2010 Pages: 281 Form: Paperback Series: Big Girls Book Club (3) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository One of Richmond, Virginia’s, hottest, most successful women, plus-sized diva Loraine Farrow finally wants to settle down with her husband, Leon, and focus

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Mini-Review: Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver June 14, 2013 | Dystopian, Mini Reviews, Young Adult
pandemonium-loPublisher: Harper Collins Published: March 5, 2012 Copyright: 2012 Pages: 375 Form: Paperback Series: Delirium (2) Author: Site | Facebook | Twitter Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository The old life is dead.  But the old Lena is dead too.  I buried her.  I left her beyond a fence, behind a wall of smoke and

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Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl June 3, 2013 | Reviews, Young Adult
beautifulcreatures-kg&msPublisher: Little Brown & Co. Published: November 20, 2012 Copyright: 2009 Pages: 563 Form: Paperback Series: Beautiful Creatures (1) Author: Site | Facebook Buy The Book: B&N |  Book Depository Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she’s struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has

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A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin: The Re-Read May 20, 2013 | Fantasy, Game of Thrones, Reviews
aclashofkings-grrmThere really are no words to express how much I love this series.  Mr. Martin has really penned some literary brilliance, and A Song of Ice and Fire will definitely be forever on my favorite series list.  And with that said, I so enjoyed the re-reading of A Clash of Kings. My Observations: I swear

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